Thursday, July 13, 2006

What's on College Summer Reading Lists?

In the latest issue of College & Research Libraries News, UNC-Chapel Hill Reference Librarian Gary Pattillo provides a selection of the books chosen by various college and university summer reading programs:

- UNC-Chapel Hill: The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
- Texas Tech: Proof by David Auburn
- Appalachian State University: Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
- Miami University (OH): Ahmad's War, Ahmad's Peace: Surviving Under Saddam, Dying in the New Iraq by Michael Goldfarb
- Louisiana State University: Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
- San Diego State University: Another Way Home: The Tangled Roots of Race in One Chicago Family by Ronne Hartfield
- Univ. of Louisiana at Monroe: Fast Food Nation: the Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser
- Meredith College: No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin
- SUNY Brockport: The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien