Fun book recommendation of the day
The main character of the book is Shea. He is difficult and he suffers from pathological problems with authority and an unrepentant truthfulness. His job is to fix computers and keep them up and running in the library at Harvard Medical School. But when he is not working he is tormenting middle managers, and feuding with his boss. One day, Shea learns about the administration's secret plot to replace the library with a Starbucks cafe and Shea decides to stop them. But he soon finds himself on a collision course with just about everyone, including a librarian named Astrid who doesn't quite agree with his plans. What is Shea's plan? Stealing the world's most famous skull! What follows is a comical and heart-warming tale of a misfit breaking all the rules in his quest to become a better person.
The Harvard Skull Fiasco is a feel-good story in the spirit of The Rosie Project and The Pink Panther. The novel offers a thoughtful exploration of the profound power of narrative to transform the world. Gabriel's irreverent, quirky sense of humor brings us this satirical book which perfectly captures the unique craziness of life at Harvard Medical School and its preeminent library.