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2012 Book List

A Mountain of Crumbs: A Memoir
by Elena Gorokhova
Christopher Long
Architecture

A Technique for Producing Ideas
by James Webb Young
Brad Love
Advertising

A Thousand Splendid Suns
by Khaled Hosseini
Leslie Moore
Educational Psychology

Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less from Each Other
by Sherry Turkle
Keri Stephens
Communication Studies

Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error
by Katherine Schulz
Nancy Roser
Education

Change Your Life Through Travel
by Jillian Robinson
James Patton
Education

Chasing the High: A Firsthand Account of One Young Person’s Experience with Substance Abuse
by K. Keegan & H.B. Moss
Lori K. Holleran Steiker
Social Work

DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, & the Coming Transformation of Higher Education
by Anya Kamenetz
Gretchen Ritter
Government

Dracula
by Bram Stoker
Elizabeth Richmond-Garza
English

Embassytown
by China Mievelle
Shelley Payne
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Emma
by Jane Austen
Janine Barchas
English

Flatland: a Romance of Many Dimensions
by Edwin Abbott
Linda Henderson
Art History

Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid
by Douglas Hofstadter
David Laude
Chemistry & Biochemistry

Haunts of the Black Masseur: The Swimmer as Hero
by Charles Sprawson
Carol Mackay
English

Jane Fairfax—The Secret Story of the Second Heroine in Jane Austen’s Emma
by Joan Aiken
Chiu-MiLai
Asian Studies

Jayber Crow
by Wendell Berry
Robert Jensen
Journalism

Leaves of Grass
by Walt Whitman
Paul Sullivan
English

Life is Yours to Win: Lessons Forged from the Purpose, Passion, and Magic of Baseball
by Augie Garrido
Douglas Bruster
English

Life’s Greatest Lessons—20 Things That Matter
by Hal Urban
David Fowler
Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering_

Man’s Search for Meaning
by Viktor E. Frankl
William Winslade
Law

Marcovaldo: or the Seasons in the City
by Italo Calvino
Antonella Olson
French and Italian

Not for Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade and How We Can Fight It
by David Batstone
Noël Busch-Armendariz
Social Work

Oedipus Rex
by Sophocles
William Powers
Office of the President

On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life
by Charles Darwin
J. Craig Wheeler
Astronomy

Packing for Mars
by Mary Roach
Arturo De Lozanne
Biology

Perfect Pitch: The Art of Selling Ideas and Winning New Business
by Jon Steel
John Murphy
Advertising

Persepolis
by Marjane Satrapi
Alexandra Wettlaufer
French and Italian, Plan II

Room
by Emma Donoghue
Elizabeth Cullingford
English

Seven Pleasures—Essays on Ordinary Happiness
by Willard Spiegelman
Tara Smith
Philosophy

Slaughterhouse-Five
by Kurt Vonnegut
Rob Owen
Law

Straight Man
by Richard Russo
Keith Brown
Finance

Suits: A Woman on Wall Street
by Nina Godiwalla
Regina Hughes
Finance

Sustainable Energy—without the hot air
by David JC MacKay
Mike Downer
Physics

The Ajax Dilemma
by Paul Woodruff
Philip Varghese
Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by Mark Haddon
Judith Jellison
School of Music

The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives
by Leonard Mlodinow
Michael Starbird
Mathematics

The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?
by Edward Albee
Paul Woodruff
Philosophy, Undergraduate Studies

The Grizzly Years
by Doug Peacock
Stuart Reichler
Biological Sciences

The Help
by Kathryn Stockett
Mary Steinhardt
Kinesiology and Health Education

The Inheritance of Loss
by Kiran Desai
Pauline Strong
Anthropology

The Mists of Avalon
by Marion Zimmer-Bradley
Eric Anslyn
Chemistry and Biochemistry

The Power of Habit
by Charles Duhigg
Michael Domjan
Psychology

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
by Edward FitzGerald
Michael Craig Hillman
Middle Eastern Studies

The Sense of an Ending
by Julian Barnes
Timothy Loving
Human Development & Family Sciences

The Social Animal: the Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
by David Brooks
Larry Carver
English

The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger
Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett
Ross Jennings
Accounting

The Unlikely Disciple: a Sinner’s Semester at America’s Holiest University
Kevin Roose
Stephen Reese
Journalism

Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman
Bob Duke
School of Music

Tuesdays with Morrie
by Mitch Albom
Patrick Davis
Pharmacy

We
by Evgeny Zamyatin
Thomas Garza
Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Wealth
by Aristophanes
Thomas Pangle
Government

Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows
by Melanie Joy
Jerome Bump
English