Here is another round of our occasional series of mini reviews. This time Emily, Kristen, Maria Rose and Rike share their thoughts on some recent reads.
The Fixer by Jenny Holiday
Jenny Fields is on a crusade – she’s trying to save an historic art building on her college campus, convinced saving it will get her into Columbia for graduate school. At a staff meeting one of her colleagues on the college newspaper suggests they try to get a famous artist alumni on-board to promote the cause. The gossip columnist suggests Emmanuel Curry, who recently had a show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. To date, he’s been unwilling to be interviewed for the Examiner, but Jenny has an idea on a different way to approach him.
Matthew Townsend is a senior art prodigy, with a moody and solitary reputation. More […]