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2013 Book List

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

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

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

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

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain
Led by Professor Linda Ferreira-Buckley

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

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

Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
by Junot Díaz
Led by Professor Jennifer Wilks

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

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

Dracula
by Bram Stoker
Led by Professor Elizabeth Richmond-Garza

Embassytown
by China Mievelle
Led by Professor Shelley Payne

Emma
by Jane Austen
Led by Professor Janine Barchas

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

Gifts of the Crow
by John Marzluff
Led by Professor Mark Knapp

Hamlet
by William Shakespeare
Led by Professor John Ruszkiewicz

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

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

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

Ibsen Plays: An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm
by Henrik Ibsen, Trans. James McFarlane
Led by Professor Lynn Wilkinson

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

Kindred
by Octavia Butler
Led by Professor Keisha Bentley-Edwards

Lean In
by Sheryl Sandberg
Led by Professor Keri Stephens

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

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

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

My Stroke of Insight
by Jill Bolte Taylor
Led by Professor Larry Abraham

One Year Lived
by Adam Shepard
Led by Professor Miguel Ferguson

Our Final Hour
by Martin Rees
Led by Professor J Craig Wheeler

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

Physics of the Impossible
by Michio Kaku
Led by Professor Glenn Lightsey

Room
by Emma Donoghue
Led by Professor Elizabeth Cullingford

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

Smashed: Story of a Drunken Girlhood
by Koren Zailckas
Led by Professor Keryn Pasch

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

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

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

The Big Sleep
by Raymond Chandler
Professor Marc Pierce

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

The Elegance of the Hedgehog
by Muriel Barbery
Led by Professor Elizabeth Pomeroy

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

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

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
by Rebecca Skloot
Led by Professor Stuart Reichler

The Lights in the Tunnel
by Martin Ford
Led by Professor Elaine Rich

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

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

The Marketplace of Ideas
by Louis Menand
Led by Professor Julia Mickenberg

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

The Path to the Spiders’ Nests
by Italo Calvino
Led by Professor Paola Bonifazio

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

The Reluctant Fundamentalist
by Mohsin Hamid
Led by Professor Franchelle Dorn

The Swerve
by Stephen Greenblatt
Led by Professor Nancy Roser

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

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

Their Eyes Were Watching God
by Zora Neale Hurston
Led by Professor Michael Craig Hillman

Things Fall Apart
by Chinua Achebe
Led by Professor Tola Mosadomi

Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman
Led by Professor David Laude

Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman
Led by Professor Bob Duke

This Is How You Lose Her
by Junot Díaz
Led by Professor Timothy Loving

To Each His Own
by Leonardo Sciascia
Led by Professor Daniela Bini

To Repair the World: Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation
by Paul Farmer (Jonathan Weasel, editor)
Led by Professor Yolanda Padilla

Tuesdays with Morrie
by Mitch Albom
Led by Professor Patrick Davis

Water, Ice & Stone: Science and Memory on the Antarctic Lakes
by Bill Green
Led by Professor Greg Sitz

We
by Evgeny Zamyatin
Led by Professor Thomas Garza

Wealth
by Aristophanes
Led by Professor Thomas Pangle