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2005 Book List

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

Aeneid
Virgil
Led by Professor Karl Galinsky

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

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

Bacchae
Euripides
Led by Professor Paul Woodruff

Blindness
José Saramago
Led by Professor Robert Prentice

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lucky Jim
Kingsley Amis
Led by Professor James Garrison

The Mists of Avalon
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Led by Professor Eric Anslyn
The Moviegoer
Walker Percy
Led by Professor Steven Goode

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

Notes From Underground*
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Led by Professor Thomas Garza

Oedipus Rex
Sophocles
Led by Professor Bill Powers

Old School
Tobias Wolff
Led by Professor Nancy Roser

Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen
Led by Professor Liz Cullingford

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

The Richest Man in Babylon
George Clason
Led by Professor William Guy

A River Runs Through It
Norman Maclean
Led by Professor Terry Kahn

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

A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson
Led by Professor James Vick

Year of Wonders
Geraldine Brooks
Led by Professor Shelley Payne