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2010 Book List

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

A Yellow Raft in Blue Water
By: Michael Dorris
Led by Professor Leslie Moore

Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass
by Lewis Carroll
Led by Professor Jerome Bump

An Artist of the Floating World
by Kazuo Ishiguro
Led by Professor Nancy Stalker

Black Hole Wars: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics
by Leonard Susskind
Led by Professor J. Craig Wheeler

Blink
by Malcolm Gladwell
Led by Professor Mary Steinhardt

Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion
by Hal Abelson
Led by Professor Mike Scott

Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science
by Atul Gawande
Led by Professor LarryCarver

Confronting Traumatic Brain Injury
by William Winslade
Led by Professor William Winslade

Cutting for Stone
by Abraham Verghese
Led by Professor Philip Varghese

Don Quixote
by Miguel de Cervantes
Led by Professor Stanislav Zimic

Dracula
by Bram Stoker
Led by Professor Elizabeth Richmond-Garza

Emma
by Jane Austen
Led by Professor Janine Barchas

Everything That Rises Must Converge
by Flannery O’Connor
Led by Professor Michael Adams

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
by Allison Bechdel
Led by Professor Lisa Moore

Guns, Germs, and Stee
by Jared Diamond
Led by Professor Alan Kaylor Cline

Interpreter of Maladies
by Jhumpa Lahiri
Led by Professor Shelley Payne

Jayber Crow
by Wendell Berry
Led by Professor Robert Jensen

Leaves of Grass
by Walt Whitman
Led by Professor Paul Sullivan

Life’s Greatest Lessons-20 Things That Matter
by Hal Urban
Led by Professor David Fowler

Longitude
by Dava Sobel
Mary Kay Hemenway

Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s
by John Elder Robison
Led by Professor Rebecca Neal

Middlesex
by Jeffrey Eugenides
Led by Professor Timothy Loving

Mister Pip
by Lloyd Jones
Led by Professor Carol Mackay

Oedipus Rex
by Sophocles
Led by Professor William Powers

On Bullshit
by Harry G. Frankfurt
Led by Professor Bob Duke

Our Inner Ape
by Frans de Waal
Led by Professor Ross Jennings

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

Sherlock Holmes
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Led by Professor Michael Starbird

Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age
by Duncan Watts
Led by Professor Russell Poldrack

The Abolition of Man
by C.S. Lewis
Led by Professor Robert Koons

The Bacchae
by Euripides, translated by Paul Woodruff
Led by Professor Paul Woodruff

The Beak of the Finch
by Jonathan Weiner
Led by Professor James Vick

The Big Short—Inside the Doomsday Machine
by Michael Lewis
Led by Professor David Laude

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

The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found
by Mary Beard
Led by Professor Jennifer Gates-Foster

The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How it Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World
by Steven Johnson
Led by Professor Theodore Aanstoos

The Giant’s House: a Romance
by Elizabeth McCraken
Led by Professor Elizabeth Cullingford

The Help
by Kathryn Stockett
Led by Professor Franchelle Dorn

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot
Elizabeth Scala

The Inheritance of Loss
by Kiran Desai
Led by Professor Pauline Strong

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

The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee—Observations on Not Fitting In
by Paisley Rekdal
Led by Professor Chiu-mi Lai

The Omnivore’s Dilemma
by Michael Pollan
Led by Professor Lester Faigley

The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them
by Elif Batuman
Led by Professor Julia Mickenberg

The Quiet American
by Graham Greene
Led by Professor Keith Brown

The Shack
by William P. Young
Led by Professor Don Winget

The Time Traveler’s Wife
by Audry Niffenegger
Led by Professor Wendy Domjan

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
by Malcolm Gladwell
Led by Professor Elizabeth Pomeroy

“They Take Our Jobs!” and 20 Other Myths about Immigration
by Aviva Chomsky
Led by Professor Neil Foley

Tuesdays with Morrie
by Mitch Albom
Led by Professor Patrick Davis

We
by Evgeny Zamyatin
Led by Professor Thomas Garza