1. Would I Lie to You (Gossip Girl No. 10) by Cecily von Ziegesar
  2. Best New Poets 2006 edited by Jeb Livingood (Col ’86, Grad ’00, faculty)
  3. Heart Island by Stephen Cushman (faculty)
  4. Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire
  5. Samuel Johnson is Indignant: Stories by Lydia Davis
  6. The Areas of My Expertise by John Hodgman
  7. Snow by Orhan Pamuk
  8. The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
  9. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards
  10. Scar Tissue: Poems by Charles Wright (faculty)


  1. The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
  2. The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt (faculty)
  3. Game Day by Tiki Barber (Com ’97) and Ronde Barber (Com ’97)
  4. The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins
  5. The Holocaust: Remembrance and Forgetting, Virginia Quarterly Review, Vol. 82, No. 2 edited by Ted Genoways (Grad ’99)
  6. The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million by Daniel Mendelsohn (Col ’82)
  7. Teammates by Tiki Barber (Com ’97) and Ronde Barber (Com ’97)
  8. The Battle for Peace by Tony Zinni
  9. Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs
  10. State of Denial: Bush at War by Bob Woodward