Common Book Reading Group List FALL 2015
Allen, Will, and Charles Wilson. The Good Food Revolution : Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities. New York, N.Y.: Gotham Books, 2012.
AlAswany, Alaa author, and Russell Harris. The Automobile Club of Egypt. First United States ed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Beah, Ishmael, author. Radiance of Tomorrow :. First ed. New York: Sarah Crichton Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014.
Biss, Eula, author. On Immunity : An Inoculation. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Graywolf Press, 2014.
Casey, Susan author. Voices in the Ocean : A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins. First ed. New York: Doubleday, 2015.
Castner, Brian. The Long Walk : A Story of War and the Life that Follows. First ed. New York: Anchor Books, 2013.
Cole, Teju. Open City : A Novel. Random House trade pbk. ed. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2012, c2011.
Corballis, Michael C., author. The Wandering Mind : What the Brain does when You'Re Not Looking. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Davis, Kenneth C. The Hidden History of America at War : Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah. First ed. New York: Hachette Books, 2015.
Eggers, Dave. The Circle : A Novel. 1st ed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Finkel, David. Thank You for Your Service. First ed. New York: Sarah Crichton Books/ Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Hashimi, Nadia. The Pearl that Broke its Shell. First Edition. ed. New York: William Morrow, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2014.
HenrÃquez, Cristina. The Book of Unknown Americans. 1st ed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Hobbs, Jeff. The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace : A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League. First Scribner hardcover ed. New York: Scribner, 2014.
Horan, Richard. Harvest; Harvest : An Adventure into the Heart of America's Family Farms. 1st ed., 2012.
Johnson, Mat. Pym : A Novel. Spiegel & Grau trade pbk. ed. New York: Spiegel & Grau Trade Paperbacks, 2012.
Kamali, Marjan. Together Tea. 1st ed. New York: Ecco, 2013.
Katz, Jonathan (Jonathan M. ).The Big Truck that Went by : How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster. 1st ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Lalami, Laila. The Moor's Account : A Novel. First ed. New York: Pantheon Books, 2014.
Lockhart, E. We were Liars. First ed. New York: Delacorte Press, 2014.
Mandel, Emily St John. Station Eleven : A Novel. First Edition. ed. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Marra, Anthony. A Constellation of Vital Phenomena : A Novel. First paperback ed. London ; New York: Hogarth, 2014.
McClure, Tori Murden. A Pearl in the Storm : How I found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean. 1st Harper paperback ed. New York: Harper, 2010.
Moore, Wes. The Work : The Search for a Life that Matters. 1st ed. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2014.
Mufti, Shahan. The Faithful Scribe : A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family and War. New York: Other Press, 2013.
Ndibe, Okey. Foreign Gods, Inc. New York City: Soho Press, 2014.
Nordberg, Jenny. The Underground Girls of Kabul : In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan. First ed. New York: Crown Publishers, 2014.
Padilla Peralta, Dan-el, author. Undocumented : A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League. New York: Penguin Press, 2015.
Parnell, Sean, and John R. Bruning. Outlaw Platoon : Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan. 1st ed., 2012.
Pitre, Michael. Fives and Twenty-Fives : A Novel. Paperback ed. New York: Bloomsbury, 2015.
Powers, Kevin, author. The Yellow Birds : A Novel. 1st ed. New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2012.
Saul, Nick, and Andrea Curtis. The Stop : How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement. 1st ed. Brooklyn, NY: Melville House Pub., 2013.
Skyhorse, Brando. Take this Man : A Memoir. First Simon & Schuster hardcover ed. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2014.
Thompson, Clive. Smarter than You Think : How Technology is Changing our Minds for the Better. New York: The Penguin Press, 2013.
Tomasula, Steve, author. Short Stories. Selections; Once Human : Stories. Tuscaloosa: FC2, 2013.
TrebinÄeviÄ‡, Kenan, and Susan Shapiro. The Bosnia List : A Memoir of War, Exile, and Return. New York: Penguin Books, 2014.
Urrea, Luis Alberto, author, et al. Short Stories. Selections; the Water Museum : Stories. First ed. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
Woodson, Jacqueline. Brown Girl Dreaming. New York: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group USA, 2014.
Yousafzai, Malala, author, and Christina Lamb author. I Am Malala : The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban. First ed. New York, NY: Little, Brown, & Company, 2013.