From Honors Student Blog:
See this stack of books? This is the pile that has been slowly accumulating on my desk over the course of the semester . Purchased on surprise trips to Amherst Books, the Odyssey Bookshop, or even the Campus Center Bookstore, these books have been taunting me throughout the semester as I’ve typed away on papers or trudged through dull readings. But I haven’t allowed myself to read them – not yet, anyway.
Winter break is supposed to be a time of relaxation – I’ll get to see my family, do a bit of traveling, and hopefully tackle this stack of books. (I’m really excited about Ron Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton – I’m a sucker for anything related to the Founding Fathers.) I’m looking forward to sleeping in and being able to shift gears from all the academic work I’ve accomplished. I’ve worked hard and I’ve earned this break!
Read the rest here.