Author Archives: rlorino

QBG Reads… Confessions of the Fox

Join us on Wednesday 2/27 for a discussion of the novel Confessions of the Fox by Jordy Rosenberg. “Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines the life of thief and jailbreaker Jack Sheppard to tell … Continue reading

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Black Future Month – Afrofuturism Recommendations

Were you a fan of the movie Black Panther?  The critically acclaimed box office smash brought the term Afrofuturism into the mainstream as people clamored for more things to watch, read, and listen to upon finishing the film. The Oxford … Continue reading

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Fantastic Books

This month we asked our librarians what their favorite fantasy books are! I already recommend a lot of fantasy, so I’m going to try recommending things I don’t remember recommending for past prompts!  These aren’t necessarily the all time favorites, … Continue reading

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2018 Best Books from Robbins & Fox Library Staff

Happy New Year!!!  Here are the Robbins Library librarians’ top books of 2018! The Library Book by Susan Orlean As someone who works in libraries every day I was a little apprehensive about reading this book–would it upset my carefully … Continue reading

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Best Video Games of 2018

We played a lot of games in 2018, but here are the best of the best according to library staff! Hands down, Red Dead Redemption 2! I love any game where I can just walk around exploring an entirely new … Continue reading

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Reel Queer Watches… I Am Not Your Negro

Join us on Tuesday 12/18 to watch the Oscar-nominated documentary I Am Not Your Negro, narrated by Samuel L. Jackson & based on the book James Baldwin left unfinished upon his death. “I Am Not Your Negro envisions the book … Continue reading

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Podcasts Beyond the Binary

Are you a fan of podcasts?  Looking for some new ones to listen to?  Interested in learning more about gender beyond the binary?  If so, we’ve got the perfect list for you! The Gender Rebels is a weekly question-and-answer podcast … Continue reading

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Build A Better World

This month we asked our librarians: If you had to pick ONE book or series that everyone had to read as a prerequisite for being a human in the world, which book would it be? I’m going to suggest a … Continue reading

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QBG’s Annual “I’m Feeling Pot-lucky” Potluck!

This Wednesday 11/28 in the Robbins Library 4th Floor Conference Room – join us for our annual “I’m Feeling Pot-lucky” Potluck! Bring a dish to share with the group (if you can) & or just come enjoy the labor of … Continue reading

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Love You! (Platonically!)

Romantic relationships tend to take center stage when we talk about our favorite relationships, so we decided to show platonic relationships some love (pun intended) this month.  We asked our librarians what their favorite platonic relationships in media are, and … Continue reading

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