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2011 Book List

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

A Thousand Splendid Suns
by Khaled Hosseini
Led by Professor Leslie Moore

Absolom, Absolom!
by William Faulkner
Led by Professor Timothy Moore

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

All the President’s Men
by Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward
Led by Professor Nancy Roser

Angela’s Ashes
by Frank McCourt
Professor Nina Fredland

Blindness
by José Saramago
Led by Professor Robert Prentice

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

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

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

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
by Michael Braungart & William McDonough
Led by Professor Leeann Kahlor

Danger! Educated Gypsy
by Ian Hancock
Led by Professor Ian Hancock

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

Empire of the Summer Moon
by S.C. Gwynne
Led by Professor James Vick

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

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

Gang Leader for a Day
by Sudhir Venkatesh
Led by Professor David Kirk

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

House Rules
by Jodi Picoult
Led by Professor Elizabeth Pomeroy

How We Decide
by Jonah Lehrer
Led by Professor Philip Varghese

In Defense of Food
by Michael Pollan
Led by Professor Lester Faigley

Interpreter of Maladies
by Jhumpa Lahiri
Led by Professor Shelley Payne

Jayber Crow
by Wendell Berry
Led by Professor Robert Jensen

Jude the Obscure
by Thomas Hardy
Led by Professor Linda Ferreira-Buckley

Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded
by Simon Winchester
Led by Professor Elizabeth Catlos

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

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

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

Medicine & Culture
by Lynn Payer
Led by Professor Dee Silverthorn

Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet
by Karen Armstrong
Led by Professor Samer Ali

My Freshman Year
by Rebekah Nathan
Led by Professor Gretchen Ritter

Oedipus Rex
by Sophocles
Led by Professor William Powers

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

Predictably Irrational: the Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions
by Dan Ariely
Led by Professor Timothy Loving

Room
by Emma Donoghue
Led by Professor Elizabeth Cullingford

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

Super Sad True Love Story
by Gary Shteyngart
Led by Professor Jennifer Wilks

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

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

The English Patient
by Michael Ondaatje
Led by Professor Keith Brown

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
by Stieg Larsson
Led by Professor Wendy Domjan

The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?
by Edward Albee
Led by Professor Paul Woodruff

The Help
by Kathryn Stockett
Led by Professor Mary Steinhardt

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Led by by Rebecca Skloot
Professor Franchelle Dorn

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

The Merchant of Venice
by William Shakespeare
Led by Professor Jane Cohen

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

The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values
by Sam Harris
Led by Professor Bob Duke

The Screwtape Letters
by C.S. Lewis
Led by Professor Lorenzo Candelaria

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

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

Tuesdays with Morrie
by Mitch Albom
Led by Professor Patrick Davis

We
by Evgeny Zamyatin
Led by Professor Thomas Garza

Wealth
by Aristophanes
Led by Professor Thomas Pangle

Zero History
by William Gibson
Led by Professor J. Craig Wheeler