Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya was opened in 1991 as a temporary haven for people fleeing the war in Somalia. Now it is home to about 350,000, nine of whom the author profiles in this moving book. – Mary Whisner, research services librarian (April 2017)
Recommended by Tony Bates, Asst. Dir. of Admissions (Dec. 2015): Extremely well-researched exploration of the history of mass extinction events, including the one that is happening right now and wrought by humans.
Recommended by Kaitlyn Bunker, J.D. Admissions Program Coordinator (Dec. 2015): I really enjoyed reading “Without You There is No Us” by Suki Kim. Kim was an undercover journalist while disguised as a missionary English teacher, and I appreciate that her memoir gives readers a perspective of North Korea that escapee biographies cannot.