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2013
The following titles were adopted by schools for First Year Experience and Campus-Wide Reading programs.

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The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears
Dinaw Mengestu
Middlebury

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Junot Díaz
Brooklyn College CUNY, Framingham State University

Caleb's Crossing
Geraldine Brooks
Berry College, University of Rhode Island

The Cellist of Sarajevo
Steven Galloway
Nova Southeastern University

Christianity
Diarmaid MacCulloch
University of the South

Creating Room to Read
John Wood
Elizabethtown College, SUNY Brockport

Democracy Matters
Cornel West
UNC Asheville

Detroit
Charlie LeDuff
Johnson State College

Escape from Camp 14
Blaine Harden
San Jose State University, University of Houston-Victoria

Everything Matters
Ron Currie Jr.
Castleton St. College of VT

The Fault in Our Stars
John Green
University of Indiana

Financial Peace Revisited
Dave Ramsey
Colorado Christian

Four Fish
Paul Greenberg
Hiram College

Garbology
Edward Humes
Cal St Northridge, Hampshire College, Norwalk Community College

The Ghost Map
Steven Johnson
University of Vermont

Girl in Translation
Jean Kwok
CUNY New Community College, SC, Portland Community College

God's Hotel
Victoria Sweet
Santa Clara University

The Good Food Revolution
Will Allen
Albion College, Hofstra

The Grapes of Wrath
John Steinbeck
Sussex Community College

Gunnar's Daughter
Sigrid Undset
Thomas Aquinas

How Does It Feel to Be a Problem
Moustafa Bayoumi
Buena Vista University

How Starbucks Saved My Life
Michael Gates Gill
Tennessee Tech

Life After Death
Damien Echols
American University, Wentworth Institute of Technology

Lincoln Speeches
Abraham Lincoln
Gallaudet College

Listening is an Act of Love
Dave Isay
Concord University, Evergreen College

Looking for Alaska
John Green
Becker College

Losing My Cool
Thomas Chatterton Williams
Pulaski Technical College

Mayflower
Nathaniel Philbrick
Roger Williams U

Moonwalking with Einstein
Joshua Foer
UCSB

Omnivore's Dilemma
Michael Pollan
Itasca Community College

Postmortal
Drew Magary
University of South Carolina

Question of Freedom
R. Dwayne Betts
MTSU

Reality Is Broken
Jane McGonigal
George Washington Univ, Miami University

A School for My Village
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri
Rosemont College, U of Florida

Shake the World
James Marshall Reilly
Cumberland

Signal and the Noise
Nate Silver
University of Maryland

Smashed
Koren Zailckas
Lyndon State College

A Tale for the Time Being
Ruth Ozeki
University of Wisconsin Madison

Unforgiving Minute
Craig M. Mullaney
Univ of Mississippi, Assumption College

Where Good Ideas Come From
Steven Johnson
University of Texas-Pan American

Wine to Water
Doc Hendley
Amarillo, Florida Int'l U, Indiana University East, Univ. of North Carolina-Charlotte, West Texas A&M, Wingate University

You Know When the Men Are Gone
Siobhan Fallon
Howard Community College, Marymount College

 

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