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2004 Book List

The Aeneid
Virgil
Professor Karl Galinsky

The Affair
C.P. Snow
Professor David Robertson

Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic
J. de Graaf, D. Wann, T. Naylor
Professor John Murphy

The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence
Ray Kurzweil
Professor David Laude

All The Rage
Suzanna Danuta Walkers
Professor Kath Davis

The Ancient Engineers
L. Sprague de Camp
Professor David W. Fowler

Blindness
José Saramago
Professor Robert Prentice

Bowling Alone
Robert Putnam
Roderick Hart

Churchill
Geoffrey Best
Roger Louis

Coming of Age in the Milky Way
Timothy Ferris
Professor Melvin Oakes

The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
Laurie Garrett
Professor Patrick Davis

Death in the Andes
Mario Vargas Llosa
Professor Henry Dietz

The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
Carl Sagan
Professor Robert Duke

The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
Brian Greene
Professor John C. Wheeler

Everything That Rises Must Converge
Flannery O’Connor
Professor Michael Adams

Fast Food Nation
Eric Schlosser
Professor James Garrison

A Fine Balance
Rohinton Mistry
Professor Mia Carter

First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
Loung Ung
Rebecca Richards-Kortum

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by a Square
E. A. Abbott
Professor Linda Henderson

The Godfather & The Godfather Part II
Francis Ford Coppola
Professor Charles Ramirez-Berg

The Killer Angels
Michael Shaara
Professor George Forgie

Lanterns: A Memoir of Mentors
Marian Wright Edelman
Professor Ruth McRoy

Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Eugene O’Neill
Professor Paul Woodruff

Longitude
Dava Sobel
Professor Michael Starbird

Middlemarch
George Elliot
Professor Betty Sue Flowers

The Mists of Avalon
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Professor Eric Anslyn

The Moviegoer
Walker Percy
Professor Steven Goode

Mrs. Dalloway
Virginia Woolf
Professor Elizabeth Cullingford

North Toward Home
Willie Morris
Professor Patricia Kruppa

Oedipus Rex
Sophocles
Professor Bill Powers

Pipe Dreams: Greed, Ego, and the Death of Enron
Robert Bryce, Molly Ivins
Professor Ross Jennings

The Prince
Niccolo Machiavelli
Professor John Daly

Proof
David Auburn
Professor James Vick

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Mildred Taylor
Professor Nancy Roser

Ship Fever
Andrea Barrett
Professor Shelley Payne

The Stranger
Albert Camus
Professor Robert Solomon

Take Time for Paradise
A. Bartlett Giamatti
Professor James Ayres

Trashing the Planet
Dixy Lee Ray, with Lou Guzzo
Professor Wallace Fowler

What Went Wrong: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response
Bernard Lewis
Professor Robert King

White Noise
Don DeLillo
Professor Charles Rossman