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2007 Book List

American Pastoral
by Philip Roth
Led by Professor Julia Mickenberg

The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
by Barack Obama
Led by Professor Gretchen Ritter

Black Like Me
by John Howard Griffin
Led by Professor Linda Ferreira-Buckley

Blindness
by José Saramago
Led by Professor Robert Prentice

Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality
by Donald Miller
Led by Professor Tiffany Gill

Coincidences, Chaos, and All That Math Jazz: Making Light of Weighty Ideas
by Edward Burger & Michael Starbird
Led by Professor Michael Starbird

Corelli’s Mandolin
by Louis De Bernieres
Led by Professor Douglas Biow

The Cosmic Landscape: String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design
by Leonard Susskind
Led by Professor J. Craig Wheeler

Creating Minds: An Anatomy of Creativity Seen Through the Lives of Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Graham, and Gandhi
by Howard Gardner
Led by Professor John Murphy

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

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

The Death of the Heart
by Elizabeth Bowen
Led by Professor Elizabeth Cullingford

Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations
by Jonathan Sacks
Led by Professor Robert Abzug

Dracula
by Bram Stoker
Led by Professor Elizabeth Richmond-Garza

God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets it Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get it
by Jim Wallis
Led by Professor Wendy Domjan

Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates
by Tom Robbins
Led by Professor Mark Stafford

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
by Edwin A. Abbott
Led by Professor Linda Henderson

Forks in the Road: Impacting the World Around Us
by Richard Weingardt
Led by Professor David Fowler

The Glass Castle
by Jeannette Walls
Led by Professor David Springer

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
by Jared Diamond
Led by Professor Alan Cline

An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It
by Al Gore
Led by Professor Kara Kockelman

The Inheritance of Loss
by Kiran Desai
Professor Pauline Strong

The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini
Led by Professor James Vick

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
by Ishmael Beah
Led by Professor Paul Woodruff

Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter
by Simone de Beauvoir
Led by Professor Ann Reynolds

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter
by Kim Edwards
Led by Professor Joy Penticuff

The Mists of Avalon
by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Led by Professor Eric Anslyn

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
by Michael Lewis
Led by Professor Daniel Hamermesh

Night Watch
by Terry Pratchett
Led by Professor Phillip Varghese

Nine Stories
by J. D. Salinger
Led by Professor Larry Carver

Old School
by Tobias Wolff
Led by Professor Nancy Roser

On Beauty
by Zadie Smith
Led by Professor Jennifer Wilks

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
Professor Janet Davis

The Rebel Angels
by Robertson Davies
Led by Professor Keith Brown

A Room of One’s Own
by Virginia Woolf
Led by Professor Carol MacKay

The Singularity is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology
by Ray Kurzweil
Led by Professor David Laude

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make A Big Difference
by Malcolm Gladwell
Led by Professor Ross Jennings

To Love and Be Loved
by Sam Keen
Led by Professor Mary Steinhardt

Tracks
by Louise Erdrich
Led by Professor Loriene Roy

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

We
by Yevgeny Zamyatin
Led by Professor Thomas Garza

Year of Wonders
by Geraldine Brooks
Led by Professor Shelly Payne