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2013 Book List

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

A Short History of Progress
by Ronald Wright
Professor Robert Jensen
Journalism

A Song of Ice and Fire, Vol. 1: Game of Thrones
by G.R.R. Martin
Professor Ayelet Lushkov
Classics

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

A Thousand Splendid Suns
by Khaled Hosseini
Professor Leslie Moore
Educational Psychology

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain
Professor Linda Ferreira-Buckley
Rhetoric & Writing

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
by Lewis Carroll
Professor Jerome Bump
English

All Quiet on the Western Front
by Erich Maria Remarque
Professor Alan K Cline
Computer Sciences

Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
by Junot Díaz
Professor Jennifer Wilks
African & African Diaspora Studies

Change Your Life Through Travel
by Jillian Robinson
Professor James Patton
Education

Chronicle of a Death Fortold
by Gabriel García Márquez
Professor Keith Brown
Finance

Dracula
by Bram Stoker
Professor Elizabeth Richmond-Garza
English

Embassytown
by China Mievelle
Professor Shelley Payne
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Emma
by Jane Austen
Professor Janine Barchas
English

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

Gifts of the Crow
by John Marzluff
Professor Mark Knapp
Communication Studies

Hamlet
by William Shakespeare
Professor John Ruszkiewicz
Rhetoric & Writing

Harmful to Minors: The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex
by Judith Levine
Professor Thomas Hubbard
Classics

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

I’m Not Scared
by Niccolo Ammaniti (Jonathan Hunt, Translator)
Professor Olson Antonella
French and Italian

Ibsen Plays: An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm
by Henrik Ibsen, Trans. James McFarlane
Professor Lynn Wilkinson
Comparative Literature, Germanic Studies, Women’s & Gender Studies

Jane Fairfax: The Secret Story of the Second Heroine in Jane Austen’s Emma
by Joan Aiken
Professor Chiu-mi Lai
Asian Studies

Kindred
by Octavia Butler
Professor Keisha Bentley-Edwards
Education

Lean In
by Sheryl Sandberg
Professor Keri Stephens
Communication Studies

Leaves of Grass
by Walt Whitman
Professor Paul Sullivan
The Humanities Program

Life’s Greatest Lessons: 20 Things That Matter
by Hal Urban
Professor David Fowler
Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering

Loud Hands: Autistic People Speaking
by Julia Bascom
Professor Andrew Dell’Antonio
Music

Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World
by Tracy Kidder
Professor Pauline Strong
Anthropology

My Stroke of Insight
by Jill Bolte Taylor
Professor Larry Abraham
Kinesiology and Health Education, Undergraduate Studies

One Year Lived
by Adam Shepard
Professor Miguel Ferguson
Social Work

Our Final Hour
by Martin Rees
Professor J Craig Wheeler
Astronomy

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

Physics of the Impossible
by Michio Kaku
Professor Glenn Lightsey
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

Room
by Emma Donoghue
Professor Elizabeth Cullingford
English

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

Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood
by Koren Zailckas
Professor Keryn Pasch
Kinesiology and Health Education

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

Tender is the Night
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Professor Wendy Domjan
Psychology

The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone*mdash;Especially Ourselves
by Dan Ariely
Professor Ross Jennings
Accounting

The Big Sleep
by Raymond Chandler
Marc Pierce
Germanic Studies

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

The Elegance of the Hedgehog
by Muriel Barbery
Professor Elizabeth Pomeroy
Social Work

The Five Elements of Effective Thinking
by Edward B. Burger & Michael Starbird
Professor Michael Starbird
Mathematics

The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
by Heidi W. Durrow
Professor Rebecca Bigler
Psychology

The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
by Edward Albee
Professor Paul Woodruff
Philosophy & Classics

The Help
by Kathryn Stockett
Professor Mary Steinhardt
Kinesiology and Health Education

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot
Professor Stuart Reichler
Biological Sciences

The Lights in the Tunnel
by Martin Ford
Professor Elaine Rich
Computer Sciences

The Lodger Shakespeare: His Life on Silver Street
by Charles Nicholl
Professor Douglas Bruster
English

The Lost Books of the Odyssey
by Zachary Mason
Professor Adam Rabinowitz
Classics

The Marketplace of Ideas
by Louis Menand
Professor Julia Mickenberg
American Studies

The Mists of Avalon
by Marion Zimmer-Bradley
Professor Eric Anslyn
College of Natural Sciences

The Path to the Spiders’ Nests
by Italo Calvino
Professor Paola Bonifazio
French & Italian

The Power of Habit
by Charles Duhigg
Professor Linda Ferreira-Buckley
English

The Reluctant Fundamentalist
by Mohsin Hamid
Professor Franchelle Dorn
Theater

The Swerve
by Stephen Greenblatt
Professor Nancy Roser
Language & Literacy Studies

The Trial and Death of Socrates
by Plato, Translated by Grube, Revised by Cooper
Professor Sinan Dogramaci
Marine Science Institute

The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twentieth Century
by Thomas Friedman
Sacha Kopp
Physics

Their Eyes Were Watching God
by Zora Neale Hurston
Professor Michael Craig Hillman
Middle Eastern Studies