1. Dusk and Other Stories by James Salter
  2. The Mystery of the Invisible Hand: A Henry Spearman Mystery by Marshall Jevons, aka Ken Elzinga (Faculty)
  3. The Red List: A Poem by Stephen Cushman (Faculty)
  4. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  5. Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
  6. A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger (Faculty)
  7. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  8. Creatures of the Earth, Sea, and Sky by Georgia Heard
  9. The Best American Short Stories 2014 by Jennifer Egan & Heidi Pitlor, eds.
  10. Sharks in the Rivers by Ada Limón



  1. The Kennedy Half-Century: The Presidency, Assassination, and Lasting Legacy of John F. Kennedy by Larry J. Sabato (Col ’74, Faculty)
  2. Hoos Coming to Dinner: The Virginia Cavaliers Unbelievable Rise to #1 (DVD) by Kevin Edds (Col ’95)
  3. Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game by Mark Edmundson (Faculty)
  4. Yes Please by Amy Poehler
  5. Fearless Writing: Multigenre to Motivate and Inspire by Tom Romano
  6. The End of Greatness: Why America Can’t Have (And Doesn’t Need) Another Great President by Aaron David Miller
  7. Bossypants by Tina Fey (Col ’92)
  8. The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  9. The Empathy Exams: Essays by Leslie Jamison
  10. Low Down: Junk, Jazz, and Other Fairy Tales from Childhood by A.J. Albany