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The new Strand location, set to open in March, will take the place of the recently-closed Book Culture on Columbus Avenue and 81st Street.

Strand Bookstore Comes to UWS

February 19, 2020

Student favorite bookstore, The Strand announced it will be opening a new location at 450 Columbus Ave. at 81st Street.

Professor Ponterotto's psychobiography re-examines JFK, Jr.'s life and legacy.

From the Pages of Published Professors

March 31, 2019

Elisabeth O'Neil talks to Professor Mary Bly and Professor Joseph G. Ponterotto outside the classroom and learns about their published works.

Use technology to your advantage when trying to fit reading into a busy schedule by downloading e-books (via PxHere).

No Time To Read? No Problem

September 12, 2018

During the summer between third and fourth grade, I read the entire Harry Potter series. As an adult, tha...


What Rams Read This Summer

August 23, 2018

For most students, summer brings a much-needed break from classes and internships. What better way to...

Getting Out of Your Head Freshman Year

August 29, 2017

By BESSIE RUBINSTEIN Assistant Arts & Culture Editor College is the time to meet new people. The time to figure out what you’re passionate about and pursue it with a safety net. The time to work hard, go out and have fun. Even for the most responsible students, all of these options can be hard to balance. If weigh...

“The Zookeeper’s Wife” Falls Flat

March 30, 2017

By BRIAN MCCLAIN Contributing Writer Rousing historical dramas don’t usually come to theaters this early in the year. They tend to grab November releases in order t...

The first season of the television series is available now on Netflix.  (PHOTO COURTESY OF NETFLIX)

“A Series of Unfortunate Events” Gets Fortunate Reviews

February 9, 2017

By SAM DEASSIS Asst. Arts & Culture Co-Editor Whether you read the book series by Lemony Snicket ...

The book, which can be found in the Quinn Library, will soon be turned into a motion picture. (JILLIAN JAYMES/THE OBSERVER)

Learn the Truth Behind “The Zookeeper’s Wife”

January 27, 2017

By MORGAN STEWARD Arts & Culture Co-Editor Poland, 1935. The Warsaw Zoo is thriving. Recently bought by Jan and Antoni...

The Callaloo book series aims to promote cultural literacy amongst children (PHOTO COURTESY OF CALLALOO)

“Callaloo”: The Dish and The Book

February 26, 2016

10By RACHEL JARVIS Arts & Culture Editor Callaloo, a stewed dish made from either dasheen or sp...

Black History Month Must-Reads

February 15, 2016

By BRIANNA GOODMAN Contributing Writer February is Black History Month, and as is true with...

Fordham Professor Announces Release of New Book

March 25, 2015

By ANAMARIA GLAVIN Contributing Writer Published: March 25, 2015 In Margaret Schwartz's, assistant pr...

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Don’t Judge A Book by Its Content

February 11, 2015

By KAMRUN NESAManaging EditorPublished: February 11, 2015 When someone asks, “What’s your favorite...