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2005 Book List

Abraham Lincoln and Civil War America: A Biography
William E. Gienapp
Professor George Forgie

Aeneid
Virgil
Professor Karl Galinsky

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

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

Bacchae
Euripides
Professor Paul Woodruff

Blindness
José Saramago
Professor Robert Prentice

The Clash Of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order
Samuel P. Huntington
Professor Leon Long

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

The Company: A Short History of a Revolution Idea
John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge
Professor Ross Jennings

The Dive from Clausen’s Pier
Ann Packer
Professor Rebecca Richards-Kortum

Everything that Rises Must Converge
Flannery O’Conner
Professor Michael Adams

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

A Hole in Texas: A Novel
Herman Wouk
Professor J. Craig Wheeler

The Late Great Planet Earth
Hal Lindsey
Professor G. Howard Miller

Lucky Jim
Kingsley Amis
Professor James Garrison

The Mists of Avalon
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Professor Eric Anslyn

The Moviegoer
Walker Percy
Professor Steven Goode

Nature via Nurture: Genes, Experience, and What Makes Us Human
Matt Ridley
Professor Robert Duke

Notes From Underground
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Professor Thomas Garza

Oedipus Rex
Sophocles
Professor Bill Powers

Old School
Tobias Wolff
Professor Nancy Roser

Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen
Professor Liz Cullingford

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Azar Nafisi
Professor Carol MacKay

The Richest Man in Babylon
George Clason
Professor William Guy

A River Runs Through It
Norman Maclean
Professor Terry Kahn

Select Any Work by
P. G. Wodehouse
Professor Michael Starbird

A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson
Professor James Vick

Year of Wonders
Geraldine Brooks
Professor Shelley Payne