Faculty & Librarians 2016 Holiday Reading List

 

The Age of Capital by Eric Hobsbawm

age-of-capital

 


 

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

hamilton

 


 

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

all-the-light

 


 

Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver

animal-dreams

 


 

The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker

better-angels

 


 

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

between-the-world-and-me

 


 

The Blank Slate by Steven Pinker

blank-slate

 


 

Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson

blood

 


 

Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen

born-to-run

 


 

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

boys-in-the-boat

 


 

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

braiding-sweetgrass

 


 

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

commonwealth

 


 

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

constellation

 


 

Country Driving by Peter Hessler

country-driving

 


 

The Courage to Act by Ben Bernanke

courage-to-act

 


 

Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

destiny-of-the-republic

 


 

Devil in the Grove by Gilbert King

devil-in-the-grove

 


 

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

devil-in-the-white-city

 


 

Doux souvenirs au temps de Duplessis by Caroline Plouffe

doux

 


 

Edwin Mullhouse by Steven Millhauser

edwin-mullhouse

 


 

The Eighth Day of Creation by Horace Freeland Judson

eighth-day

 


 

Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

einstein

 


 

The End of Alchemy by Mervyn King

end-of-alchemy

 


 

Evicted by Matthew Desmond

evicted

 

 


 

Fire Shut Up in My Bones by Charles M. Blow

fire

 


 

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard 

girl-mans-up

 


 

The Great Railroad Revolution by Christian Wolmar

 


 

Heat & Light by Jennifer Haigh

heat-and-light

 


 

The Hero’s Body by William Giraldi

heros-body

 


 

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

hillbilly-elegy

 


 

A History of the World in 100 Objects by Neil MacGregor

history-of-the-world

 


 

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

homegoing

 


 

Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits by Laila Lalami 

hope

 


 

In Other Words by Jhumpa Lahiri

in-other-words

 


 

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

infinite-jest

 


 

Just Kids by Patti Smith

just-kids

 


 

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

just-mercy

 


 

LaRose by Louise Erdrich

larose

 


 

The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 by William Manchester and Paul Reid

last-lion

 


 

Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann

let-the-great-world-spin

 


 

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

life-after-life

 


 

The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck by Sarah Knight

 


 

Lilith’s Brood by Octavia E. Butler

liliths-brood

 


 

Little Pink House by Jeff Benedict

 


 

Look Who’s Back by Timur Vermes

look-whos-back

 


 

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

man-called-ove

 


 

Memoirs of an Invisible Man by H.F. Saintmemoirs-of-an-invisible-man


 

Missing Person by Patrick Modiano

missing-person

 


 

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

nightingale

 


 

On the Run by Alice Goffman

on-the-run

 


 

Oreo by Fran Ross

oreo

 


 

The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson

orphan-masters-son

 


 

The Other Side of Silence by Philip Kerr

other-side

 


 

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

outliers

 


 

A Patent Lie by Paul Goldstein

patent-lie

 


 

The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason

piano-tuner

 


 

The Run of His Life by Jeffrey Toobin

run-of-his-life

 


 

Second Violin by John Lawton

second-violin

 


 

The Sellout by Paul Beatty

sellout

 


 

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

six-of-crows

 


 

SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard

spqr

 


 

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

station-eleven

 


 

The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt

swerve

 


 

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

thousand-splendid-suns

 


 

Treasury’s War by Juan Zarate

treasurys-war

 



The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

underground-railroad

 


 

Uprooted by Naomi Novik

uprooted

 


 

The Way to the Spring by Ben Ehrenreich

way-to-the-spring

 


 

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

when-breath-becomes-air

 


 

You Are Here by Thich Nhat Hanh

you-are-here