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What the LAH class of 2014 Recommends to Read

Mon, July 19, 2010

Freakonomics – Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury

Sarah, Woman of Genesis – Orson Scott Card

Catch-22 – Joseph Heller

Collected Works of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Awakening – Kate Chopin

American Psycho – Bret Easton

Slaughterhouse Five – Kurt Vonnegut

Civil Disobedience – Thoreau

Brave New World – Aldous Huxley

The Gambler – Dostoyevsky

Royal Scandals – Michael Farquhar

The Count of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas

Nickled and Dimed – Barbara Ehrenreich

A World Lit Only By Fire – William Manchester

The Gunslinger – Stephen King

Blink – Malcolm Gladwell

The Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingsolver

The Secret History – Donna Tartt

The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger

The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath

The Stranger – Albert Camus

The World to Come ­– Dara Horn

The Color of Law­ – Mark Gimenez

Guns, Germs, and Steel – Jared Diamond

Crime and Punishment – Dostoyevsky

The Portrait of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini

The Last Lecture – Randy Pausch

Othello – Shakespeare

The Age of Innocence – Edith Wharton

Everything is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer

The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

All the King’s Men – Robert Penn Warren

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater – Kurt Vonnegut

Sylvie and Bruno – Lewis Carroll

Wide Sargasso Sea – Jean Rhys

Armorica – Joseph Hughes

Eat, Pray, Love – Elizabeth Gerber

Angels and Demons – Dan Brown

Lies My Teacher Told Me – James Loewen

The Mayor of Casterbridge – Thomas Hardy

The Fountainhead – Ayn Rand

The Life of Pi – Yann Martel

The Secret Life of Bees – Sue Monk Kidd

Free the Children – Craig Kielburger

If You Have to Cry, Go Outside – Kelly Cutrone and Meredith Bryan

Q & A – Vikas Swarup

We – Yevgeny Zamyatin

Mountains Beyond Mountains – Tracey Kidder

Hitler’s Pope – John Cornwell

The Portable Dorothy Parker – Dorothy Parker

The Art of Dreaming – Carlos Castaneda

The Coming Insurrection – The Invisible Committee

Nightlight: A Parody – The Harvard Lampoon

Maps in a Mirror – Orson Scott Card

Velocity  - Dean Koontz

Franny and Zooey – J.D. Salinger

The Happiness Hypothesis – Jonathan Haidt

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey

The Case for Christ – Lee Strobel

Going Postal – Terry Pratchett

One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

Nurture Shock – Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman

The Road – Cormac McCarthy

Start-up Nation – Dan Senor and Saul Singer

Snow – Orhan Pamuk

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson

Texas – James Michener

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen – Christopher McDougall

The Collectors – David Baldacci

The Elegance of the Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery

Flowers for Algernon – Daniel Keyes

Moscow Rules – Daniel Silva

To the Last Man – Jeff Shaara

Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen

Emma – Jane Austen

Erewhon – Samuel Butler

In Defense of Food – Michael Pollan

The Things They Carried – Tim O’Brien

Christianity and Other World Religions

White Oleander – Janet Fitch

Tell All – Chuck Palahniuk

East of Eden – John Steinbeck

Amsterdam – Ian McEwan

Fight Club – Chuck Palahniuk

Fire From Heaven – Mary Renault

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius – Dave Eggers

Infidel – Ayaan Hirsi Ali

How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie

Blood Meridian – Cormac McCarthy

White Fang – Jack London

The Good Earth – Pearl Buck

The History of the People – Howard Zinn

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