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2012
The following titles were adopted by schools for First Year Experience and Campus-Wide Reading programs.

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Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It
Maile Meloy
University of Montana

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Díaz
California State University Channel Islands, New York City College of Technology, Rhode Island School of Design

The Cellist of Sarajevo
Steven Galloway
Robert Wesleyan College

Ceremony
Leslie Marmon Silko
Johnson & Wales

City of Thieves
David Benioff
SUNY Oswego

Code Talkers
Chester Nez with Judith Schiess Avila
San Juan College

Drive
Daniel H. Pink
William Paterson University

Dumbest Generation
Mark Bauerlein
Temple University

An Enemy of the People
Arthur Miller
Goucher College

Farm City
Novella Carpenter
Appalachian State, Oklahoma City, West Liberty University

The Filter Bubble
Eli Pariser
University of Texas

Four Fish
Paul Greenberg
Vassar College

Gang Leader for a Day
Sudhir Venkatesh
Westfield State University

The Ghost Map
Steven Johnson
Troy University, Westminster College

Girl in Translation
Jean Kwok
Delaware County Community College, Wright State University

The Good Food Revolution
Will Allen
North Central College

The Last American Man
Elizabeth Gilbert
Assumption College

Listening is An Act of Love
Dave Isay
Evergreen State College, Illinois College, Indiana University East

Losing My Cool
Thomas Chatterton Williams
Broward College North Campus, Delaware State University

Love and Other Obstacles
Aleksandar Hemon
Wentworth Institute of Technology

Matched
Ally Condie
Brenau

Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan
Armstrong Atlantic University

An Ordinary Man
Paul Rusesabagina with Tom Zoellner
Wartburg College

Our Patchwork Nation
Dante Chinni and James Gimpel
Cumberland University

The Pact
Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, Rameck Hunt and Lisa Frazier Page
Dean College, University of Louisiana Monroe

Reason for God
Timothy Keller
Eastern College

A School for My Village
Dave Isay
Albion College, Guilford Technical Community College, University of Nevada Las Vegas

This Is Your Brain on Music
Daniel J. Levitin
Manhattan College

Wine to Water
Doc Hendley
Florida State University, Jacksonville State University, Laramie County Community College, Rockhurst University, UNC Greensboro, West Texas A&M

 

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