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2019 Book List

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

A Thousand Splendid Suns
By Khalid Hosseini
Led by Professor Leslie Moore

All the Weight of Our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism
By Brown, Ashkenazy, Onaiwu
Led by Professor Andrew Dell’Antonio

Atomic Habits
By James Clear
Led by Professor Dixie Stanforth

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
By John Carreyrou
Led by Professor David Laude

Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction
By Sheff, David 
Led by Professor Lori Holleran Steiker

Becoming
By Michelle Obama
Led by Professor Mary Steinhardt

Blindness
By José Saramago
Led by Professor Robert Prentice

Bullshit Jobs: A Theory
By David Graeber
Led by Professor Randolph Lewis

Circe
By Madeline Miller
Led by Professor Adam Rabinowitz

Communist Manifesto
By Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels
Led by Professor Snehal Shingavi

Cosmic Whispers
By Niyi Afolabi
Led by Professor Omoniyi Afolabi

Eligible for Execution: The Story of the Daryl Atkins Case
By Thomas G. Walker
Led by Professor James Patton

Embassytown
By China Mievelle
Led by Professor Shelley Payne

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

Factfulness
By Hans Rosling
Led by Professor Michael Starbird

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
By Michael Wolff
Led by Professor Roderick Hart

Go Set a Watchman
By Harper Lee
Led by Professor Paula Murray

Grit: The Power of Perseverance and Passion
By Angela Duckworth
Led by Professor Keri Stephens

Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit
By Daniel Quinn
Led by Professor Jessica Toste

Letters to a Young Contrarian
By Christopher Hitchens
Led by Professor Benjamin Gregg

Marbles
By Ellen Forney
Led by Professor Samantha Symons

My Beautiful City Austin
By David Heymann
Led by Professor David Heymann

Negroland
By Margo Jefferson
Led by Professor Tara Smith

O Jerusalem
By Larry Collins and Dominque Lapierre
Led by Professor William Louis

Our Iceberg is Melting
By John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber
Led by Professor Linda Golden

Perfect Pitch
By Jon Steel
Led by Professor John Murphy

Physics for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines
By Richard Muller
Led by Professor Greg Sitz

Robinson Crusoe
By Daniel Defoe
Led by Professor Brent Iverson

Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life
By Stephen Jay Gould
Led by Professor Kenneth Diller

Ruined
By Lynn Nottage
Led by Professor Paul Woodruff

Slade House
By David Mitchell
Led by Professor Keith Brown

T-Rex & the Crater of Doom
By Walter Alvarez
Led by Professor Arturo De Lozanne

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
By Mark Twain
Led by Professor Stephen Sonnenberg

The Boys in the Boat
By Daniel James Brown
Led by Professor James Vick

The Gifts of Imperfection
By Brené Brown
Led by Professor Katie Dawson

The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
By Richard Preston
Led by Professor W. Renee Acosta

The Idiot
By Elif Batuman
Led by Professor Julia Mickenberg

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
By Oliver Sacks
Led by Professor Juan Dominguez

The Meaning of Human Existence
By Edward O. Wilson
Led by Professor Bill Winslade

The Moonstone
By Wilkie Collins
Led by Professor Carol MacKay

The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative
By Florence Williams
Led by Professor Erika Bsumek

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
By Nicholas Carr
Led by Professor Keryn Pasch

The Sixth Extinction
By Elizabeth Korbert
Led by Professor Stanley Roux

The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human
By Jonathan Gottschall
Led by Professor Jim Cox

The Strange Order of Things
By Antonio Damasio
Led by Professor Bob Duke

The Uninhabitable Earth
By David Wallace-Wells
Led by Professor Sinan Dogramaci

The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything That Comes After
By Julie Yip-Williams
Led by Professor Sanford Leeds

The Vulnerable Observer: Anthropology that Breaks your Heart
By Ruth Behar
Led by Professor Lauren Gulbas

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
By L. Frank Baum
Led by Professor Eric Anslyn

Thick: And Other Essays
By Tressie McMillan Cottom
Led by Professor Simone Browne

Thinking, Fast and Slow
By Daniel Kahneman
Led by Professor Don Winget

Tuesdays with Morrie
By Mitch Albom
Led by Professor Patrick Davis

We
By Evgeny Zamyatin
Led by Professor Thomas Garza