OUR AMAZING VIRTUAL 60@60 REUNION
We enjoyed Marna Hayden’s power point slides and report on the Class survey, Betsy Beidler Cussler’s and Hannah Druker Heyle’s book recommendations, Martha Manchester Wright’s review of the Smith College Museum of Art, and more. Thanks to all who helped put this virtual reunion together and to those 99 of you who Zoomed in. Thanks to Jodi Fallon Fern and the Smith techies who arranged the Webinar reunion.
View our 60th Virtual Reunion here.
THANKS TO BETSY CUSSLER AND HANNAH HEYLE FOR THEIR DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDED READING!
BETSY’S BOOKS: Days Without End by Sebastian Barry, History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund, There, There by Tommy Orange, Washington Black by Esy Edugyan. See also: Elaine Newton—Critic’s Choice 2020 Summer Reading List
HANNAH’S BOOKS. Coming of Age: Educated by Tara Westover, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.
Woman in the French Resistance: A Woman of No Importance by Sonia Purnell. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah, Madame Fourcade’s Secret War by Lynne Olson
The Search for Identity: Inheritance by Dani Shapiro, When Time Stopped by Ariana Neumann
The Importance of Houses: Howards End by E. M. Forster, Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh, The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
CELEBRATING OUR 60TH REUNION: OUR TRAVELS THROUGH THE DECADES!
By Jane Yolen
1960 WE ARE DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH
1970 LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS
1980 DIAMONDS ARE A GIRL’S BEST FRIEND
1990 DIAMONDS CAN CUT THROUGH A GLASS CEILING
2000 DIAMONDS ARE PERFECT UNDER PRESSURE
2010 A DIAMOND IS CARBON FIRST-THEN LIGHT
2020 CELEBRATING OUR DIAMOND JUBILEE