Friday, March 20, 2009

Staff Highlight: Corinne

Name: Corinne D'Ippolito
Position: Bookseller and Coordinator

How long have you worked at the bookstore: Since August 2008

My story: I was born and raised in Boulder, trundled off to SC to study marine science for my undergrad degree, and will be venturing to Scotland in the fall of 2009 to pursue a masters in ecological economics.

Currently Reading: Integral Ecology, Agent to the Stars, and LSAT prep materials

Favorite 3-5 books: Shadow Divers, Flags of our Fathers, The Historian, A Prayer for Owen Meany, and The Cider House Rules.

What is your favorite book genre? Really good historical fiction, or really good nonfiction that almost reads like historical fiction.

Book Review: Switching Time: A Doctor's Harrowing Story of Treating a Woman with 17 Personalities, by Richard Baer

This book tells the amazing story of a woman who went into therapy for depression, who subsequently discovered she had developed 17 personalities throughout her life to deal with horrific abuse, and who ultimately left therapy with a single, unified personality. This books is for anyone who is interested in psychology and the amazing power of the human mind.

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