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Summer Reading

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When I ask pre-health students what they read during the summer for fun, they usually say Jane Austen.  At least about half of them do.  The other half used to say Harry Potter, but I don’t hear that as much anymore, which is just as well since they always seemed a little too old for Hogwarts if you ask me.  Game of Thrones is a pretty popular response these days, or science fiction (but never a specific title), or “oh, you know, I love the classics” (which makes me smile), or sometimes, quite honestly, they say that they don’t read at all outside of class.  What, you don’t read Anna Karenina at the pool?  Shameful!  No, seriously, not the news?  Nothing?  Not even blog posts?