1. Fifty Shades Trilogy by E.L. James
  2. The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
  3. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
  4. The Hunger Pains: A Parody by the Harvard Lampoon
  5. The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach (Grad ’04)


  1. To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design by Henry Petroski
  2. The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope by Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan
  3. The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives by Katie Couric (Col ’79)
  4. Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do by Claude M. Steele
  5. The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter—And How to Make the Most of Them Now by Meg Jay (Col ’92, Faculty)

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