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									                 ENTERING COLLEGE FRESHMAN ASSIGNED READING
                            (JUNIORS’ OUTSIDE READING LIST)
List by School (not necessarily alphabetical)


Georgia State: Outcasts United, Warren Saint John's (2010)
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer (2011)
Bates College: “Winning: Reflections on an American Obsession,” by Francesco Duina
Baylor University Honors Program: “The Whole Five Feet,” by Christopher R. Beha
Bentley University: “The Last Lecture,” by Randy Pausch
California State University at Northridge: “The Glass Castle,” by Jeannette Walls
Colgate University: “Acts of Faith,” by Eboo Patel
College of Wooster: “Brother, I’m Dying,” by Edwidge Danticat
Earlham College: “Rooftops of Tehran,” by Mahbod Seraji
Hampshire College: “Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From
Each Other,” by Sherry Turkle
Macalester College: “What Is the What,” by Dave Eggers
Methodist University: “Scratch Beginnings,” by Adam Shepard
Occidental College: Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, by Anna Deavere Smith
Shepherd University: “This I Believe,” edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman
St. John’s College (Md. and N.M.): “Iliad,” by Homer
Tufts University: “Zeitoun,” by Dave Eggers
University of Maryland-Baltimore County: “Outcasts United,” by Warren St. John
University of Tennessee at Knoxville: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” by Rebecca
Skloot
University of Virginia School of Engineering: “Packing for Mars,” by Mary Roach
Washington University in St. Louis: “The Cellist of Sarajevo,” by Steven Galloway
Acadia University (PA) - Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin (2009)

Agnes Scott Collge - How to Breathe Underwater by Julie Orringer (2011)

American University - The Moral Underground: How Ordinary Americans Subvert an Unfair
Economy by Lisa Dodson (2010)

Appalachian State University - Born to Run by Christopher McDougall (2011)

Armstrong Atlantic State University (GA) - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca
Skloot (2011)

Ball State University - The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (2011)

Bates (ME) - Winning: Reflections on an American Obsession, by Francesco Duina (2011)

Baylor University Honors Program (TX) - The Whole Five Feet, by Christopher R. Beha (2011)

Belmont University (TN) - My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok (2010)

Bentley University (MA) - The Last Lecture, by Randy Pausch (2011)
Berry College - The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore (2011)

Bowling Green State University - No Impact Man by Colin Beavan (2011)

California State University, Chico - The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, by William Kamkwamba
(2010)

California State University, Northridge - The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls (2011)

California State University, Sacramento - The Grace of Silence by Michele Norris (2011)

Case Western Reserve University - Justice by Michael J. Sandel (2011)

Chaffey College (CA) - The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan (2011)

Clemson University - Saints at the River by Ron Rash (2011)

Coastal Carolina University (SC) - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
(2011)

Colgate University (NY) - Acts of Faith, by Eboo Patel (2011)

College of Charleston - The Known World by Edward P. Jones (2011)

The College of New Jersey - The Victorian Internet by Tom Standage (2011)

College of the Redwoods and Humboldt State University - The Help by Katheryn Stockett
(2011)

College of Wooster (OH) - Brother, I'm Dying, by Edwidge Danticat (2011)

Community College of Baltimore County - The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
(2010)

Cornell University - Homer and Langely by E.L. Doctorow (2011)

Cosumnes Community College (CA) - I Do Not Come to You By Chance by Adoabi Tricia
Nwaubani (2011)

Delaware Valley College (PA) - The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (2010)

Duke University - Everything Matters by Ron Currie, Jr. (2010)

Earlham College (IN) - Rooftops of Tehran, by Mahbod Seraji (2011)

Eastern Illinois University - Half the Sky by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (2011)

HYPERLINK "http://www.firstyear.eku.edu/EKUreads/"Eastern Kentucky University - The
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (2011)
Florida International University - A Chant to Sooth Wild Elephants by Jaed Coffin (2010)

Goucher College - The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore (2011)

Grace College (IN) - This Voice in My Heart by Gilbert Tuhabonye (2010)

Graceland University (IA) - Planetwalker by John Francis (2010)

Gustavus Adolphus College (MN) - The Wolf at Twilight: An Indian Elder's Journey Through a
Land of Ghosts and Shadows by Kent Nerburn (2011)

Hampshire College (MA) - Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less
From Each Other, by Sherry Turkle (2011)

Hollins University (VA) - Outcasts United by Warren St. John (2011)

Humboldt State University - Plenty: Eating Locally on the 100-Mile Diet by James Mackinnon &
Alisa Smith (2010)

Illinois Wesleyan University - No Impact Man by Colin Beavan (2010)

Indiana University, South Bend - The Post-American World by Fareed Zarkaria (2011)

Indiana University Southeast - You are Not a Gadget by Jason Lanier (2010)

Ithaca College (NY) - Ransom by David Malouf (2011)

James Madison University (VA) - The DNA Age a series of New York Times articles by Amy
Harmon (2009)

John Brown University (AR) - Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton (2010)

Kalamazoo College - The Good Soldiers by David Finkel (2011)

Kansas State University - Zeitoun by Dave Eggers (2011)

Lackawanna College (PA) - A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron (2011)

Luther College (IA) - Oneota Flow: The Upper Iowa River and its People by David Faldet (2010)

Macalester College (MN) - What Is the What, by Dave Eggers (2011)

Methodist University (NC) - Scratch Beginnings, by Adam Shepard (2011)

Miami University (OH) - The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan
Mealer (2011)

Michigan State University - Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
(2011)

Michigan Tech - The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (2010)
Midlands Technical College (SC) - Having Our Say: The Delany Sister's First 100 Years by
Sarah L. Delany and Elizabeth Delany with Amy Hill Heath (2011)

Montana State University - 127 Hours Between a Rock and a Hard Placei by Aron Ralston
(2011)

Moncalm Community College (MI) - Look Me in the Eye by John Elder Robison (2011)

Murray State University - Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi (2011)

Muskingum College (OH) - Muskingum College: The Campus History Series by Heather Giffen,
William Kerrigan and Ryan Worbs (2010)

Northern Illinois University - The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (2010)

Occidental College (CA) - Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, by Anna Deavere Smith (2011)

Okahoma City University - Outcasts United by Warren St. John (2011)

Owensboro Community and Technical College (KY) - September 11, 2001: American Writers
Respond (2011)

Parkland College (IL) - Listening is an Act of Love: A Celebration of American Life by the
StoryCorps Project, edited by David Isay (2010)

Pennsylvania State University, Berks - Choosing Civility by P. M. Forni (2011)

Philadelphia University - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (2011)

Ramapo College of New Jersey - Lies My Teacher Told Me by James W. Loewen (2011)

Rutgers University, School of Arts and Science Honors Program - The Sparrow by Mary Doria
Russell (2010)

St. John's College (MD and NM) - Iliad, Homer (2011)

St. Michael's College (VT) - Eating Animals, by Jonathan Safran Foer (2011)

San Jose State University - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (2011)

Shepherd University (WV) - This I Believe, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman (2011)

Smith College - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (2011)

Spokane Falls Community College - Zeitoun by Dave Eggers (2010)

SUNY Brockport - Emergence: Labeled Autistic by Temple Grandin (2011)

SUNY Oswego - The Learners by Chip Kidd (2010)
Susquehanna University - a collection of readings on the university's theme for the year, "A
Sustainable Future" (2010)

Thomas College (ME) - The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (2009)

Triton College (IL) - The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (2011)

Tufts University (MA) - Zeitoun, by Dave Eggers (2011)

University at Buffalo, SUNY - Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
(2010)

University of Akron - The Soloist by Steve Lopez (2010)

University of Alabama, Birmingham - Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism by Temple
Grandin (2011)

University of Arkansas - No Impact Man by Colin Beavan (2011)

University of California, Davis - Why Are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by
Beverly Daniel Tatum (2010)

University of Florida - Outcasts United by Warren St. John (2011)

University of Kentucky - Zeitoun by Dave Eggers (2010)

University of Louisville - The Othere Wes Moore by Wes Moore (2011)

University of Maine - The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Polan (2011)

University of Maryland (College Park) - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
(2011)

University of Maryland - Baltimore County - Outcasts United, by Warren St. John (2011)

University of Montana - Missoula - Field Notes from a Catastrophe by Elizabeth Kolbert (2011)

University of North Carolina at Charlotte - How Does it Feel to be a Problem? by Moustafa
Bayoumi (2011)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer (2011)

University of North Carolina, Wilmington - Zeitoun by Dave Eggers (2011)

University of South Carolina, Aiken - The Last Town on Earth by Thomas Mullen (2011)

University of Tennessee, Knoxville - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
(2011)

University of Texas at Arlington University College - A Journal for Jordan by Dana Candedy
(2010)
University of Texas at San Antonio - Farewell, My Subaru by Doug Fine (2010)

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia - The Wal-Mart Effect by Charles Fishman (2010)

University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science - Packing for Mars, by Mary
Roach (2011)

University of Washington - You are Never Where You Are (2010)

University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh - A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews (2010/2011)

University of Wisconsin, Madison - Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario (2011)

University of Wisconsin, Parkside - The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman
Alexie (2011)

HYPERLINK "http://www.usu.edu/connections/literatureexperience/"Utah State University -
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers (2011)

Virginia Commonweath University - The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore (2011)

Wartburg College - Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver (2010)

Washington State University - Physics for Future Presidents by Richard A. Muller (2011)

Washington University (MO) - The Cellist of Sarajevo, by Steven Galloway (2011)

Whitman College (WA) - The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman (2011)



Not Listed by School

The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates, Wes Moore

Blink, Malcom Gladwell

The Good Soldier, David Finkel

Picking Cotton, Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton

This I Believe II

A Human Being Died that Night: A South African Woman Confronts the Legacy of Apartheid,
Pluma Gobodo-Madikizela

The Odyssey

Greasy Rider, by Greg Melville
Eating Animals, by Jonathan Safran Foer
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot.
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Diaz
A Hope in the Unseen, Ron Suskind
Enrique's Journey, Sonia Nazario

								
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