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2006 Book List

The Ancient Engineers
L. Sprague de Camp
Professor David Fowler

Bacchae
Euripides
Professor Paul Woodruff

Blindness
José Saramago
Professor Robert Prentice

Coincidences, Chaos, and all that Math Jazz: Making Life of Weighty Ideas
Edward Burger & Michael Starbird
Professor Michael Starbird

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Mark Haddon
Porfessor Judith Jellison

The Da Vinci Code
Dan Brown
Professor Karl Galinsky and Professor Robert King

The Death of the Heart
Elizabeth Bowen
Professor Elizabeth Cullingford

Dracula
Bram Stoker
Professor Elizabeth Richmond-Garza

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

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

Freakonomics
Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
Professor James Vick

The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls
Professor David Springer

The God Part of the Brain
Matthew Alper
Professor David Laude

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

Life of Pi
Yann Martel
Professor Joy Penticuff

Lone Star Literature: From the Red River to the Rio Grande
Don Granham, Larry McMurtry
Professor Carol MacKay

Mists of Avalon
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Professor Eric Anslyn

Old School
Tobias Wolff
Professor Nancy Roser

On Bullshit
Harry G. Frankfurt
Professor Robert Duke

The Richest Man in Babylon
George S. Clason
Professor William Guy

The Search: How Google and its Rivals Rewrote the Rules of Business and Transformed Our Culture
John Battelle
Professor Ross Jennings

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
Stephen R. Covey
Professor Mary Steinhardt

The Stranger
Albert Camus
Professor Robert Solomon

Trail of Feathers
Robert Rivard
Professor John Murphy

The Trial of Socrates
Isidor F. Stone
Professor Philip Varghese

Tuesdays With Morrie: An Old Man, A Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson
Mitch Albom
Professor Patrick Davis

Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe’s Hidden Dimensions
Lisa Randall
Professor J. Craig Wheeler

We
Yevgeny Zamyatin
Professor Thomas Garza

Year of Wonders
Geraldine Brooks
Professor Shelley Payne