1. The Associate by John Grisham
  2. Praise Song for the Day by Elizabeth Alexander
  3. Very Valentine by Adriana Trigiani
  4. Watchmen by Alan Moore
  5. Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani
  6. Dreamers of the Day by Mary Doria Russell
  7. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
  8. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
  9. How Beautiful the Beloved by Gregory Orr (Faculty)
  10. Free Union by John Casteen IV (Col ’93, Faculty)


  1. Leadership: Oliphant Political Cartoons & Sculpture from the Bush Years by Pat Oliphant
  2. Tim and Tom: An American Comedy in Black and White by Tim Reid
  3. He’s Just Not That into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys by Greg Behrendt
  4. Law Touched Our Hearts: A Generation Remembers Brown V. Board of Education by Mildred Wigfall Robinson (Faculty) and Richard J. Bonnie (Faculty)
  5. Fulfilling the Promise of the Differentiated Classroom: Strategies and Tools for Responsive Teaching by Carol Ann Tomlinson (Faculty)
  6. I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell by Tucker Max
  7. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck
  8. Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency by Barton Gellman
  9. The Inaugural Address, 2009 by Barack Obama
  10. The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead by Max Brooks