1. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
  2. Labyrinth by Kate Mosse
  3. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris
  4. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  5. Naked by David Sedaris
  6. Wizard of the Crow by Ngugi Wa‘Thiong’O
  7. The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks
  8. A Man Without a Country by Kurt Vonnegut
  9. Barrel Fever by David Sedaris
  10. The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon


  1. Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing
  2. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
  3. The Good Fight by Ralph Nader
  4. Civic Arousal by Ralph Nader
  5. The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast by Douglas Brinkley
  6. The Sixth Year Itch: The Rise and Fall of the George W. Bush Presidency by Larry Sabato (Col ’74, faculty)
  7. The Seventeen Traditions by Ralph Nader
  8. The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt (faculty)
  9. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  10. Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert