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1 READ In this series, members of the Carnegie Mellon community pose with favorite books. Based on the American Library Association’s READ campaign, which associates popular celebrities with books & reading.

2 Jared & Maureen Cohon  J.R.R. Tolkien. The Lord of the Rings.  Ann Rice. The Witching Hour. Dr. Cohon is President of Carnegie Mellon University.

3 Erroll B. Davis Jr. & Elaine Davis  Stephen Hawking. A Brief History of Time.  Jung Chang. Wild Swans. Mr. Davis is past chairman and a member of the Carnegie Mellon Board of Trustees.

4 Tod & Mary Caroline Hunt  David McCullough. John Adams.  C.S. Lewis. The Four Loves. Mr. Hunt is a university Trustee and charter member of the Libraries Advancement Board. His grandparents built Hunt Library, which opened in 1960.

5 Left to right: Noël Newell Virginia Schatz Margaret Cyert Norene Christiano  Barry Paris. Song of Haiti: The Lives of Dr. Larimer & Gwen Mellon.  J.R.R. Tolkien. The Lord of the Rings.  Anna Freud. Ego and the Mechanisms of Defense.  Frances Mayes. Under the Tuscan Sun.

6 Mark Kamlet & Charlee Brodsky  Adam Smith. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.  Retrospective catalog of the photography of Walker Evans. Dr. Kamlet is the university Provost. Ms. Brodsky is a School of Design professor.

7 Lucian & Rita Caste  Palace Museum of China. Court Paintings of the Qing Dynasty.  Inder Malhotra. Indira Gandhi: A Personal and Political Biography. Mr. Caste is a Lifetime Emeritus Trustee, and he and Rita are charter members of the Libraries Advancement Board.

8 Clockwise from left: Jaime Carbonell, Raj Reddy, Michael Shamos, Gloriana St. Clair  Q.A. Castellano. Vocabulario Poligota Incaico.  A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power within India.  Maurice Daly. Daly’s Billiard Book.  J.R.R. Tolkien. The Return of the King. Directors of the Universal Library,

9 Clockwise from top: Mary Jo Dively William Elliott Robbee Kosak  Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice.  Robert McCloskey. One Morning in Maine.  Louise Erdrich. The Bingo Palace. Celebrating the university’s vice presidents (2004).

10 Richard & Susan Hamilton  Ron Chernov. Alexander Hamilton.  Jay Winik. April 1865: The Month that Saved America. Mr. Hamilton is a Trustee and past president of the Alumni Association. He and Sue are charter members of the Library Advancement Board.

11 Takeo Kanade Joseph Traub  Jeffrey McQuain. Power Language: Getting the Most Out of Your Words.  Miguel de Cervantes. Don Quixote. Even as they continue to work, Drs. Kanade and Traub (the latter now at Columbia) have committed their papers & research to the University Archives, to be digitized for online use and preserved.

12  Sena Jeter Naslund. Ahab’s Wife, or the Star-Gazer.  Thea Halo. Not Even My Name.  Bernhard Schlink. The Reader. Clockwise from front: Eileen McConomy, MM ‘56 Regina Spanos, MM ‘61 Evelyn Murrin, MM ‘57 This wonderful trio planned the Margaret Morrison centennial celebration in 2006, the year that Maggie Murph Café opened in Hunt Library.

13  Jared Diamond. Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed.  Thomas Mann. Buddenbrooks.  Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.  Complete Works of Shakespeare. Celebrating Carnegie Mellon Deans West Coast Campus Jim Morris & Susan Mellon College of Science Rick McCullough & Jai Vartiker

14  Robert Pirsig. Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.  Patricia Holton. Mother Without a Mask: A Westerner’s Story of her Arab Family.  Thomas Friedman. The World is Flat.  Madeleine L’Engle. A Wrinkle in Time. Celebrating Carnegie Mellon Deans Qatar Campus Chuck Thorpe & Leslie Mellon College of Science Randy Bryant & Janice

15  Charles A. Chapman. Seamanship and Small Boat Handling.  Linda Babcock & Sara Laschever. Ask for It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want.  Bertrand Russell. The Conquest of Happiness.  Lewis Thomas. The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher. Celebrating Carnegie Mellon Deans F rom lower right: Carnegie Institute of Technology Pradeep Khosla & Thespine Kavoulakis Heinz School Mark Wessel & Linda Babcock

16  Stephen Mitchell. The Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation.  Daniel Quinn. Ismael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit.  Charles Darwin. Origin of the Species.  Sandra D. Mitchell. Biological Complexity and Integrative Pluralism. Celebrating Carnegie Mellon Education Vice Provost for Education & Professor Indira Nair & Bala Nair Vice Provost & CIO of Computing Services Joel Smith & Sandra D. Mitchell* * With Emerson & Libby, the Smiths’ Welsh Corgis. *

17  Bill Buford. Heat: An Amateur’s Adventures as a Kitchen Slave, Pasta Maker, and Apprentice to a Dante- Quoting Butcher in Tuscany.  Henry David Thoreau. Walden.  J. G. Ballard. Complete Short Stories.  Random House Dictionary of the English Language, 2 nd edition (unabridged) Listening to Students * PhD candidate Janice Tsai, Tepper senior Evan Osheroff, PhD candidate Patrick Gage Kelly, Tepper junior Brian Wade * These terrific students were charter members of the Libraries’ Student Advisory Council (2008).

18  Nassim Nicholas Taleb. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable.  Louis Untermeyer. Modern American Poetry and Modern British Poetry.  Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Crime and Punishment.  Ernest J. Gaines. A Lesson Before Dying. Celebrating Carnegie Mellon Deans F rom left: College of Humanities & Social Sciences John Lehoczky & Mary Lou Mellon College of Science Fred Gilman & Barbara

19  Isabel de Madariaga. Russia in the Age of Catherine the Great.  Roy Jenkins. Churchill. Stephanie & Raymond Lane Ray is chairman of the CMU Board of Trustees (2009-).

20  Shakespeare. Sonnets.  Jane Austen. Seven Novels.  Carl Shapiro & Hal Varian. Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy. Celebrating Carnegie Mellon Deans F rom left: College of Fine Arts Hilary Robinson Rema Padman & Heinz College Dean Ramayya Krishnan

21 Recognizing Help Hunt and the Archies F rom left: Arthur Notaro CFA 2012 Erica Spiritos CIT 2011 Sam Faller CFA 2011  John Galsworthy. The Forsyte Saga.  Paul Coelho. The Alchemist.  Bible.

22  Michael Barone. Our First Revolution: The Remarkable British Upheaval that Inspired America’s Founding Fathers.  David McCullough. Brave Companions: Portraits in History. Katherine Jennings & Larry E. Jennings, Jr. (MCS 1984, TPR 1987) Mr. Jennings is a university Trustee and member of the Libraries Advancement Board.

23  William S. Dietrich II. Eminent Pittsburghers.  Thomas Pynchon. Gravity’s Rainbow. Edward J. Grefenstette (GSIA 1998) & Mark Laskow Mr. Grefenstette is CIO of the Dietrich Charitable Trusts. Mr. Laskow is managing director of Greycourt & Co.

24 Roger Sorrells (1936-2011) Roger was sketched by his daughter Alexandra in two of his preferred activities, walking and reading, as she looks on from a small self-portrait. Roger took Alexandra to the library weekly to check out books for bedtime reading because he did not like to read the same books over and over. A drunk driver killed Alexandra in 1982 when she was 20. Roger and Gloriana St. Clair came together at Texas A&M in 1984. They subsequently travelled extensively in projects related to digital libraries in general, and Carnegie Mellon’s Million Book Project in particular. With Gloriana, Roger was a founding member of the Highlands Circle donor society. Roger died on September 2, 2011, from Advance Stage Parkinson’s disease. In spring 2012, Carnegie Mellon University renamed the Engineering & Science Library as the Roger Sorrells Engineering & Science Library with an endowment from Gloriana.  Roger’s personal library included books on computer science, mathematics, physics, nature, biographies of scientists, history and Shakespeare. One of his favorite novels was J. M. Coetzee’s Slow Man.

25 READ To Be Continued…

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