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He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know by Jessica Valenti

Schooling Teachers: Teach For America and the Future of Teacher Education by Megan Blumenreich and Bethany L. Rogers

Democratic Discord in Schools: Cases and Commentaries in Educational Ethics Edited by Meira Levinson and Jacob Fay

Stepping Up!: Teachers Advocating for Sexual and Gender Diversity in Schools Edited by Mollie V. Blackburn

We Want to Do More than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom by Bettina Love

Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life by Karen E. Fields & Barbara J. Fields

Because Teaching Matters: An Introduction to the Profession by Marleen C. Pugach

Debunking the Myth of Job Fit in Higher Education and Student Affairs Edited by Brian J. Reece, Vu T. Tran, Elliott N. DeVore, & Gabby Porcaro

A Field Guide to Grad School: Uncovering the Hidden Curriculum (Skills for Scholars) by Jessica McCrory Calarco

Philosophy in an Age of Pluralism Edited by James Tully

Justice and Equality Here and Now Edited by Frank S. Lucash

Globalizing Education: Policies, Pedagogies, and Politics Edited by Michael W. Apple, Jane Kenway, & Michael Singh

Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience: An Introduction by Mark H. Johnson

Cognitive Science: An Introduction by Neil A. Stillings, Mark H. Feinstein, Jay L. Garfield, Edwina L. Rissland, David A. Rosenbaum, Steven E. Weisler,  and Lynne Baker-Ward

The Hedgehog and the Fox: An Essay on Tolstoy’s View of History by Isaiah Berlin

Conscious Will and Responsibility: A Tribute to Benjamin Libet Edited by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong & Lynn Nadel

The Routledge Handbook of Animal Minds Edited by Kristin Andrews & Jacob Beck

Tricks of the Trade: How to Think about Your Research While You’re Doing It by Howard C. Becker

Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge by Karl A. Popper

Poststructuralism and Educational Research by Michael A. Peters & Nicholas C. Burbules

Reflections on Gender and Science by Evelyn Fox Keller

Naturalistic Inquiry by Yvonna S. Lincoln & Egon G. Guba

Philosophical Naturalism by David Papineau

Meaning and Mental Representation by Robert Cummins

How Biology Shapes Philosophy: New Foundations for Naturalism Edited by David Livingstone Smith

Advances in Mixed Methods Research Edited by Manfred Max Bergman

The Research Act: A Theoretical Introduction to Sociological Methods by Norman K. Denzin

Belief: Form, Content, and Function Edited by Radu J. Bogdan

The Philosophy of Social Science: An Introduction by Martin Hollis

The Rhetoric of the Human Sciences: Language and Argument in Scholarship and Public Affairs Edited by John S. Nelson, Allan Megill, & Donald N. McCloskey

Philosophy of Science: The Central Issues by Martin Curd

Forms of Explanation: Rethinking the Questions in Social Theory by Alan Garfinkel

Philosophy & Educational Policy: A Critical Introduction by Christopher Winch & John Gingell

Science and Human Behavior by B. F. Skinner

Readings in Philosophy of Psychology Edited by Ned Block

Brainstorms: Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology by Daniel C. Dennett

Mind Design Edited by John Haugeland

Mind Readings: Introductory Selections on Cognitive Science Edited by Paul Thagard

Vision: A Computational Investigation into the Human Representation and Processing of Visual Information by David Marr

The Algebraic Mind: Integrating Connectionism and Cognitive Science by Gary F. Marcus

Connections  and Symbols Edited by Steven Pinker & Jacques Mehler

The Routledge Handbook of the Computational Mind Edited by Mark Sprevak & Matteo Colombo

Representation and Reality by Hilary Putnam

The Rediscovery of the Mind by John Rogers Searle

Language, Truth, and Logic by Alfred Jules Ayer

Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research Edited by Donatella della Porta

Computation and Cognition: Toward a Foundation for Cognitive Science by Zenon W. Pylyshyn

Indigenous Statistics: A Quantitative Research Methodology by Maggie Walter & Chris Anderson

Approaches and Methodologies in the Social Sciences Edited by Donatella della Porta & Michael Keating

Race in the Schoolyard: Negotiating the Color Line in Classrooms and Communities by Amanda E. Lewis

What is Qualitative Research? by Martyn Hammersly

Assessment Clear and Simple: A Practical Guide for Institutions, Departments, and General Education by Barbara E. Fassler Walvoord & Trudy W. Banta

Whistling Vivaldi: And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us by Claude M. Steele

Teaching What You Don’t Know by Therese Huston

Face to Face: A Sourcebook of Individual Consultation Techniques for Faculty/Instructional Developers Edited by Karron G. Lewis & Joyce T. Povlacs Lunde

Mapping the Range of Graduate Student Professional Development Edited by Laura L. B. Border

The Teaching Assistant Training Handbook: How to Prepare TAs for Their Responsibilities Edited by Loreto R. Prieto & S. A. Meyers

Studies in Graduate and Professional Student Development Edited by Laura L. B. Border

Effective Grading by Barbara E. Fassler Walvoord & Virginia Johnson Anderson

Workshops: Designing and Facilitating Experiential Learning by Jeff E. Brooks-Harris & Susan R. Stock-Ward

A Guide to Faculty Development Edited by Kay J. Gillespie & Douglas L. Robertson

The Professional Development of Graduate Teaching Assistants Edited by M. Marincovich, J. Prostko, & F. Stout

Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty by James M. Lang

Practically Speaking: A Sourcebook for Instructional Consultants in Higher Education, 2nd ed. Edited by Kathleen T. Brinko

How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching by Susan A. Ambrose, Marsha C. Lovett, Michael W. Bridges, Michele DePietro, & Marie K. Norman

Being White, Being Good: White Complicity, White Moral Responsibility, and Social Justice Pedagogy by Barbara Applebaum

Power, Voice and the Public Good: Schooling and Education in Global Societies Edited by Rodney K. Hopson, Carol Camp Yeakey, and Francis Musa Boakari

Education and National Development by Ingemar Fägerlind and L. Saha

Discovery of Grounded Theory: Strategies for Qualitative Research by Barney G. Glaser and Anselm L. Strauss

The Evolution of Liberal Arts in the Global Age Edited by Peter Marber and Daniel Araya

Routledge International Companion to Education Edited by Bob Moon, Sally Brown, and Miriam Ben-Peretz

Blackness Visible by Charles W. Mills

The Equal Society: Essays on Equality in Theory and Practice Edited by George Hull

Adoption Matters: Philosophical and Feminist Essays Edited by Sally Haslanger and Charlotte Witt

Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education Edited by James A. Banks

We Are All Multiculturalists Now by Nathan Glazer

School Choice: The Moral Debate Edited by Alan Wolfe

The Architecture of the Language Faculty by Ray S. Jackendoff

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory: An Introduction by Howard Eichenbaum

How Can the Human Mind Occur in the Physical Universe? by John R. Anderson

Multiculturalism: Examining the Politics of Recognition Edited by Amy Gutmann

Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women? Edited by Susan Moller Okin

Religion & American Education: Rethinking a National Dilemma by Warren A. Nord

Understanding Student Rights in School: Speech, Religion, and Privacy in Educational Settings by Bryan R. Warnick

Introduction to Connectionist Modelling of Cognitive Processes by Peter McLeod, Kim Plunkett, and Edmund T. Rolls

On Education by Harry Brighouse

Creating Citizens: Political Education and Liberal Democracy by Eamonn Callann

Moral and Political Education Edited by Stephen Macedo & Yael Tamir

Religious Schools V. Children’s Rights by James G. Dwyer

Children: Rights and childhood, Second edition by David Archard

Cognition, Brain, and Consciousness: Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience Edited by Bernard J. Baars & Nicole M. Cage

School Choice Policies and Outcomes: Empirical and Philosophical Perspectives Edited by Walter Feinberg & Christopher Lubienski

A Companion to the Philosophy of Education Edited by Randall Curren

Handbook of Classroom Management Edited by Edmund Emmer & Edward Sabornie

Educational Equality by Harry Brighouse, James Tooley, Kenneth R. Howe, & Graham Haydon

Mind Design II: Philosophy, Psychology, and Artificial Intelligence Edited by John Haugeland

Artificial Intelligence: The Very Idea by John Haugeland

The Moral Dimensions of Teaching: Language, Power, and Culture in Classroom Interaction by Cary Buzzelli and Bill Johnston

Foundations of Language: Brain, Meaning, Grammar Evolution by Ray S. Jackendoff

Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning, vol. 1 Edited by Claudia Maienborn, Klaus von Heusinger, and Paul Portner

Family Values: The Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships by Harry Brighouse & Adam Swift

Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic, and Educational Reform to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap by Richard Rothstein

The Psychology of Language by Paul Whitney

Thinking It Through: An Introduction to Contemporary Philosophy by Kwame Anthony Appiah

The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Science Edited by Keith Frankish & William M. Ramsey

Cognitive Science: An Introduction to the Science of the Mind by  José Luis Bermúdez

The Political Classroom: Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education by Diana E. Hess & Paula McAvoy

The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois

Emile by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Toward a Framework of Resources for Learning to Teach: Rethinking US Teacher Preparation by Lauren Gatti

Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Edited by Robert Scott and Stephen Kosslyn

The Public and Its Problems by John Dewey

After Rawls Edited by SJ Dariusz Dankowski and Anna Krzynówek-Arndt

Learning to Teach Through Discussion: The Art of Turning the Soul by Sophie Haroutunian-Gordon

Ethics and Education by R. S. Peters

Education’s Epistemology: Rationality, Diversity, and Critical Thinking by Harvey Siegel

Marx and Education by Jean Anyon

How Physics Makes Us Free by J. T. Ismael

Philosophical Documents in Education, 4th edition Edited by Tony W. Johnson & Ronald F. Reed

The Culture of Time and Space, 1880-1918 by Stephen Kern

Experiencing Time by Simon Prosser

Confessions by Augustine of Hippo, Translated by Henry Chadwick & Albert Cook Outler

On the Battlefield of Merit: Harvard Law School, the First Century by Daniel R. Coquillette & Bruce A. Kimball

Schooling and the Politics of Disaster Edited by Kenneth J. Saltman

Education Research in the Public Interest: Social Justice, Action, and Policy Edited by Gloria Ladson-Billings

Philosophy: An Introduction through Literature Edited by Lowell Kleiman & Stephen Lewis

Lectures on Literature by Vladimir Nabokov

The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle Translated by David Ross William

Reason and Responsibility: Readings in Some Basic Problems of Philosophy Edited by Joel Feinberg

Science Fiction and Philosophy: From Time Travel to Superintelligence, 2nd Edition Edited by Susan Schneider

Columbus State Community College: An Informal History by David Meyers & Elise Meyers Walker

Fair Work: Ethics, Social Policy, Globalization Edited by Kory P Schaff

From Higher Aims to Hired Hands: The Social Transformation of American Business Schools and the Unfulfilled Promise of Management as a Profession by Rakesh Khurana

The Cambridge Companion to Rilke Edited by Karen Leeder

Science Fiction: A Historical Anthology Edited by Eric S. Rabkin

Philosophers on Education: Historical Perspectives Edited by Amélie Oksenberg Rorty

Sartre by Marjorie Grene

Being and Nothingness by Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre by Christin Daigle

Public and Private High Schools: The Impact of Communities by James S. Coleman & Thomas Hoffa

Calvino’s Combinational Creativity Edited by Elizabeth Scheiber

The Complete Cosmicomics by Italo Calvino, Translated by Martin L. McLaughlin, Tim Parks, and William Weaver

Getting Mentored in Graduate School by W. Brad Johnson & Jennifer M. Huwe

Professionalism, the Third Logic: On the Practice of Knowledge by Elliot Freidson

The System of Professions: An Essay on the Division of Expert Labor by Andrew Abbott

The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Literature Edited by Noël Carroll, John Gibson

The Cambridge Introduction to Postmodernism by Brian McHale

Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges, Translated by Andrew Hurley

Student Growth Measures in Policy and Practice: Intended and Unintended Consequences of High-Stakes Teacher Evaluations Edited by Kimberly Kappler Hewitt & Audrey Amrein-Beardsley

The Compleat Academic: A Career Guide Edited by John M. Darley, Mark P. Zanna, & Henry L. Roediger III

The Manufactured Crisis: Myths, Fraud, and the Attack on America’s Public Schools by David C. Berliner and Bruce J. Biddle

The Sociological Imagination by C. Wright Mills

Ready from Within: Septima Clark and the Civil Rights Movement by Septima Clark

The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy by Nicholas Lehmann

History of Woman Suffrage by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage

Making Citizens: How American Universities Teach Civics by David Randall

June 2023

Is Sex Necessary? or Why You Feel the Way You Do by James Thurber and E. B. White

Horace Mann; Educating for Democracy by Jessie Treichler

Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters by Jessica Valenti

May 2023

Walden and Other Writings by Henry David Thoreau, Edited by Brooks Atkinson

Selected Letters of James Thurber Edited by Helen Thurber and Edward Weeks

April 2023

When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris

Horace’s School: Redesigning the American High School by Theodore R. Sizer

Critical Theory and the Teaching of Literature: Politics, Curriculum, Pedagogy Edited by James F. Slevin and Art Young

Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, Fifth Edition Edited by John Storey

March 2023

The Philosopher’s Handbook: Essential Readings from Plato to Kant Edited by Stanley Rosen

Seeing Together: Mind, Matter, and the Experimental Outlook of John Dewey and Arthur F. Bentley by Frank X. Ryan

The Edward Said Reader Edited by Moustafa Bayoumi and Andrew Rubin

February 2023

The Merger: The Conglomeration of International Organized Crime by Jeffrey Robinson

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy

A World of Ideas: A Dictionary of Important Theories, Concepts, Beliefs, and Thinkers by Chris Rohmann

January 2023

How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School Expanded Edition by John D. Bransford, Ann L. Brown, Rodney R. Cocking, M. Suzanne Donovan, & James W. Pellegrino

A Billion Wicked Thoughts: What the World’s Largest Experiment Reveals about Human Desire by Ogi Ogas and Sai Gaddam

The Peep Diaries: How We’re Learning to Love Watching Ourselves and Our Neighbors by Hal Niedzviecki

The 9/11 Commission Report by The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States

Rampage: The Social Roots of School Shootings by Katherine S. Newman, Cybelle Fox, David J. Harding, Jal Mehta, and Wendy Roth

Gorgias by Plato, Translated by W. C. Helmbold

When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban Schools: Class, Race & the Challenge of Equity in Public Education by Linn Posey-Maddox

December 2022

The Essays of Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, Translated by Charles Cotton, Edited by W. Carew Hazlitt

African-American English: Structure, History, and Use Edited by Salikoko S. Mufwene, John R. Rickford, Guy Bailey, & John Baugh

Galatea: A Short Story by Madeline Miller

The Ohio Literary Trail: A Guide by Betty Weibel

The Essential Compendium of Dad Jokes: The Best of the Worst Dad Jokes for the Painfully Punny Parent – 301 Jokes! Edited by Thomas Nowak

August 2022

Many Children Left Behind: How the No Child Left Behind Act is Damaging Our Children and Our Schools Edited by Deborah Meier and George Wood

Who Will Teach For America? by Michael Shapiro

Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill

On Liberty and The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill, Edited by Alan Ryan

July 2022

Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer

New Occasions to Teach New Duties Edited by Craig Kridel

Metaphysics: Contemporary Readings, Second edition Edited by Michael J. Loux

Learning to Heal: The Development of American Medical Education by Kenneth M. Ludmerer

The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels with selections from The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte and Capital by Karl Marx, Edited by Samuel H. Beer

Ohio University Composition Program Readings on Writing, Third Edition Edited by Cactus May, Talitha May, and Mara Holt

June 2022

Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton

The Harris History: A Collection of Tales of Long Ago of Southeastern Ohio and Adjoining Territories by Charles Henry Harris

Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand

Hatred in the Hallways by Michael Bochenek and A. Widney Brown

The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn Iggulden & Hal Iggulden

Thank You and You’re Welcome by Kanye West

May 2022

The Arabian Nights: Their Best-Known Tales Edited by Kate Douglas Wiggin & Nora Smith, Illustrated by Maxfield Parrish

The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Paradiso by Dante Alighieri, Translated by John Ciardi

Moby Dick (An Enriched Classics Edition) by Herman Melville, Edited by Maxwell Geismar

West Side Story by Arthur Laurents

Education, Justice, & Democracy Edited by Danielle Allen & Rob Reich

Black English by J. L. Dillard

Education Myths: What Special-Interest Groups Want You to Believe about Our Schools–and Why It Isn’t So by Jay P. Greene

April 2022

The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, The Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind by Justin Driver

The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story Created by Nikole Hannah-Jones

March 2022

The Once and Future King by T. H. White

Interesting Stories for Curios People: A Collection of Fascinating Stories About History, Science, Pop Culture and Just About Anything Else You Can Think of by Bill O’Neill

January 2022

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, Introduction and Notes by E. B. Greenwood

The Time Machine by H. G. Wells

Ethan Frome and Summer by Edith Wharton

December 2021

Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero by William Makepeace Thackeray

The Wonderful O by James Thurber

October 2021

Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America by Linda Tirado

September 2021

Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning by James M. Lang

August 2021

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare with Themes of the Plays

The Insurrection by Antonio Skármeta, Translated by Paula Sharp

The Contemporary American Poets: American Poetry since 1940 Edited by Mark Strand

The Oedipus Cycle by Sophocles, Translated by Dudley Fitts & Robert Fitzgerald

Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson with an Introduction by Sid Hite

The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson

July 2021

Modern Social Imaginaries by Charles Taylor

June 2021

Dilemmas and Connections: Selected Essays by Charles Taylor

Varieties of Religion Today: William James Revisited by Charles Taylor

May 2021

The Explanation of Behaviour by Charles Taylor

Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship by Michelle Kuo

The Riverside Milton Edited by Roy Flannagan

The Little Lame Prince by Miss Mulock

Selected Poems: A Bilingual Edition by Pablo Neruda, Translated by Anthony Kerrigan, W. S. Merwin, Alastair Reid, and Nathaniel Tarn

Woven Stone by Simon Ortiz

250 Poems: A Portable Anthology, Second Edition Edited by Peter Schakel & Jack Ridl

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink, Translated by Carol Brown Janeway

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

April 2021

Education, Dialogue, and Hermeneutics Edited by Paul Fairfield

Philosophy and the Human Sciences: Philosophical Papers 2 by Charles Taylor

March 2021

Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students by Zaretta Hammond

Theorizing Praxis: Studies in Hermeneutical Pragmatism by Paul Fairfield

February 2021

Human Agency and Language: Philosophical Papers I by Charles Taylor

Philosophical Arguments by Charles Taylor

January 2021

Race, Reform, and Rebellion: The Second Reconstruction and Beyond in Black America, 1945-2006, Third edition by Manning Marable

Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

The Mystery of Grandfather’s Coat by Helen A. Monsell

December 2020

Main Street by Sinclair Lewis

The Call of the Wild by Jack London

A New Kind of Christian: A Tale of Two Friends on a Spiritual Journey by Brian D. McLaren

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith with a Foreword by Anna Quindlen

A Secular Age by Charles Taylor

Cannery Row by John Steinbeck

Collected Sonnets of Edna St. Vincent Millay

You Haven’t Taught Until They Have Learned: John Wooden’s Teaching Principles and Practices by Swen Nater & Ronald Gallimore

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America by Manning Marble

The Ethics of Authenticity by Charles Taylor

November 2020

Amerika by Franz Kafka, Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir

Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition by Cedric J. Robinson

Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence with an Introduction by Richard Hoggart

Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence & Robert E. Lee

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis

Liberating Scholarly Writing: The Power of Personal Narrative by Robert J. Nash

Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis

October 2020

The Bostonians by Henry James

Daisy Miller by Henry James

September 2020

The Ambassadors by Henry James

August 2020

Four Major Plays: Volume I – A Doll House, The Wild Duck, Hedda Gabler, The Master Builder by Henrik Ibsen, Translated by Rolf Fjelde

July 2020

The Liberal Arts Tradition: A Documentary History Edited by Bruce Kimball

Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science by Peter Godfrey-Smith

Hawthorne’s Short Stories Edited by Newton Arvin

Hip Logic by Terrance Hayes

The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Teachers by Gloria Ladson-Billings

The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes Edited by Arnold Rampersand & David Roessel

Island by Aldous Huxley

Uneducated Guesses: Using Evidence to Uncover Misguided Education Policies by Howard Wainer

June 2020

Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Grimm’s Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm

The Firm by John Grisham

The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton

Getting Around Brown: Desegregation, Development, and the Columbus Public Schools by Gregory S. Jacobs

Dark Ghettos: Injustice, Dissent, and Reform by Tommie Shelby

Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

A Good Investment? Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School by Amy Brown

The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice are Undermining Education by Diane Ravitch

The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

May 2020

Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco

Middlemarch by George Eliot

The Neverending Story by Michael Ende, Translated by Ralph Manhelm

The Christmas List by Richard Paul Evans

The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm by Nancy Farmer

The House of Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

April 2020

Writing Public Policy: A Practical Guide to Communicating in the Policy Making Process by Catherine F. Smith

Great American Short Stories: From Hawthorne to Hemingway Edited by Corinne Demas

The Young Adventurer by Horatio Alger

Strive and Succeed by Horatio Alger

Do and Dare by Horatio Alger

Brave and Bold by Horatio Alger

Making His Way by Horatio Alger

The BFG by Roald Dahl

Boy: Tales of Childhood by Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

Danny the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl

The Witches by Roald Dahl

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More by Roald Dahl

Selected Poems by Rita Dove

The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Children’s Thinking by Robert S. Siegler & Martha Wagner Alibali

Classic Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Making Social Science Matter: Why Social Inquiry Fails and How it Can Succeed Again by Bent Flyvbjerg

March 2020

The Good Life of Teaching: An Ethics of Professional Practice by Chris Higgins

Approaches to Teaching, 2nd ed. by Gary D. Fenstermacher & Jonas F. Soltis

The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession by Dana Goldstein

World’s Great Detective Stories Edited by Will Cuppy

Teaching Teachers: Changing Paths and Enduring Debates by James W. Fraser and Lauren Lefty

Preparing America’s Teachers: A History by James W. Fraser

February 2020

The Craft of Research by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory C. Colomb, & Joseph M. Williams

The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy

The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

The Great Train Robbery by Michael Crichton

January 2020

Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self by Linda Martín Alcoff

The Major Plays by Anton Chekhov

December 2019

Emma by Jane Austen

Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality by Danielle Allen

Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A. by Daniella Allen

Things that Make White People Uncomfortable by Michael Bennett

October 2019

Postpositivism and Educational Research by D. C. Phillips & Nicholas C. Burbules

September 2019

The Son of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn

Educating for Empathy: Literacy Learning and Civic Engagement by Nicole Mirra

August 2019

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Equality, Citizenship, and Segregation: A Defense of Separation by Michael S. Merry

Bottlenecks: A New Theory of Equal Opportunity by Joseph Fishkin

Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape by Susan Brownmiller

Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities by Alexandra Robbins

Keep This Forever by Mark Halliday

A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

An Elusive Science: The Troubling History of Education Research by Ellen Condliffe Lagemann

July 2019

After Virtue by Alasdair MacIntrye

Charles Taylor: Meaning, Morals, and Modernity by Nicholas Smith

Sources of the Self: The Making of the Modern Identity by Charles Taylor

The Language Animal: The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity by Charles Taylor

Philosophical Writing: An Introduction by A. P. Martinich

June 2019

Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones

May 2019

The Color of Mind: Why the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice by Derrick Darby & John L. Rury

What the Best College Teachers Do by Ken Bain

March 2019

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

The Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today’s Students by Allan Bloom

The Imperative of Integration by Elizabeth Anderson

The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students by Anthony Abraham Jack

Funny Ladies: The New Yorker’s Greatest Women Cartoonists and Their Cartoons by Liza Donnelly

February 2019

The Riverside Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer, Edited by Larry D. Benson

Moving Up Without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility by Jennifer M. Morton

January 2019

Illiberal Education: The Politics of Race and Sex on Campus by Dinesh D’Souza

How Americans Make Race: Stories, Institutions, Spaces by Clarissa Rile Hayward

December 2018

Black Panther: World of Wakanda

November 2018

What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets by Michael J. Sandel

Dilemmas of Educational Ethics: Cases and Commentaries Edited by Meira Levinson and Jacob Fay

October 2018

Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance

Tulips & Chimneys by E. E. Cummings

September 2018

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll

Trampoline by Robert Gipe

Persuasion by Jane Austen

Little Men by Louisa May Alcott

August 2018

Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton

July 2018

Reasoning: A Social Picture by Anthony Simon Laden

No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning by Abigail Thernstrom & Stephan Thernstrom

Work Hard, Be Nice: How Two Inspired Teachers Created the Most Promising Schools in America by Jay Matthews

Oneself as Another by Paul Ricouer, Translated by Kathleen Blamey

Dennett and Ricoeur on the Narrative Self by Joan McCarthy

Critical Narrative as Pedagogy by Ivor Goodson and Scherto Gill

June 2018

Reclaiming a Conversation: The Ideal of the Educated Woman by Jane Roland Martin

Learning from the Other: Levinas, Psychoanalysis, and Ethical Possibilities in Education by Sharon Todd

4000 Years of Christmas: A Gift from the Ages by Earl W. Count & Alice Lawson Count

Happiness and Education by Nel Noddings

Justice by Harry Brighouse

May 2018

The Individual, Society, and Education: A History of American Educational Ideas, Second Edition by Clarence J. Karier

The “True Professional Ideal” in America: A History by Bruce A. Kimball

The Ethics of Teaching by Kenneth Strike & Jonas F. Soltis

Ricouer’s Critical Theory by David M. Kaplan

Hollywood Goes to High School: Cinema, Schools, and American Culture by Robert C. Bulman

Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making by Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift

April 2018

The Trouble with Ed Schools by David F. Labaree

The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Time to Heal: American Medical Education from the Turn of the Century to the Era of Managed Care by Kenneth Ludmerer

Água Viva by Clarice Linspector, Translated by Stefan Tobler with a Foreword by Benjamin Moser

Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo, Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden with a Foreword by Susan Sontag

March 2018

Toward a Philosophy of the Act by Mikhail M. Bakhtin, Translated by Vaidn Liapunov

An Ethic of Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftmanship with Students by Ron Berger

Teaching Interculturally: A Framework for Integrating Disciplinary Knowledge and Intercultural Development by Amy Lee

From a Nation at Risk to No Child Left Behind: National Educational Goals and the Creation of Federal Education Policy by Maris A. Vinovskis

 February 2018

Emile for Today: The Emile of Jean Jacques Rousseau Edited by William Boyd

Einstein’s Dreams by Alan Lightman

The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigg by Rainer Maria Rilke Translated by Robert Vilain

January 2018

The Case for Contention: Teaching Controversial Issues in American Schools by Jonathan Zimmerman and Emily Robertson

Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

Dare the School Build a New Social Order? by George S. Counts

December 2017

First Meetings in Ender’s Universe by Orson Scott Card

Ender’s Shadow by Orson Scott Card

Xenocide by Orson Scott Card

The Fix by David Baldacci

“So What Are You Going to Do With That?” Finding Careers Outside Academia by Susan Basalla and Maggie Debelius

November 2017

A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving, Fourth Ed. by Eugene Bardach

Highlander: No Ordinary School, 1932-1962 by John M. Glen

Stories Lives Tell: Narrative and Dialogue in Education Edited by Carol Witherell & Nel Noddings

Motivation in Education: Theory, Research, and Applications by D. H. Schunk, J. R. Meece, and P. R. Pintrich

October 2017

Education and Social Change: Contours in the History of American Education by John L. Rury

Imitation and Education: A Philosophical Inquiry Into Learning by Example by Bryan R. Warnick

Policy Paradox: The Art of Political Decision Making by Deborah Stone

Learning Together by David Tyack and Elizabeth Hansot

September 2017

Seeking Common Ground: Public Schools in a Diverse Society by David Tyack

Philosophy of Education by Nel Noddings

Democratic Education by Amy Gutmann

August 2017

Voices of a People’s History of the United States, Second Edition by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove

The Last Mile by David Baldacci

On Democracy by Robert A. Dahl

July 2017

Rhizcomics: Rhetoric, Technology, and New Media Composition by Jason Helms

How to Meditate: A Guide to Self-Discovery by Lawrence LeShan

Crossing Borders: Essays on Literature, Culture, and Society in Honor of Amritjit Singh Edited by Tapan Basu and Tasneem Shahnaaz

Blue Nights by Joan Didion

Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else by Geoff Colvin

Relentless Pursuit: A Year in the Trenches with Teach for America by Donna Foote

May 2017

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

The American Evasion of Philosophy: A Genealogy of Pragmatism by Cornel West

Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation by Parker J. Palmer

The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley

Utopia Is Creepy and Other Provocations by Nicholas Carr

The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For by David McCullough

In Defense of a Liberal Education by Fareed Zakaria

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and Other Works by Frederick Douglass

The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future by Mark Bauerlein

April 2017

The Sound and the Fury: A Norton Critical Edition by William Faulkner, Edited by David Minter

White Privilege: Essential Readings on the Other Side of Racism Edited by Paula S. Rothenberg

How We Think by John Dewey

Save the World on Your Own Time by Stanley Fish

March 2017

Philosophy and History of Education: Diverse Perspectives on Their Value and Relationship Edited by Antoinette Errante, Jackie Blount, Bruce A. Kimball

January 2017

Researching Writing: An Introduction to Research Methods by Joyce Kinkead

Pedagogy in Process by Paulo Freire

Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire

The Portable Faulkner Edited by Malcolm Crowley

When Students Have Power: Negotiating Authority in Critical Pedagogy by Ira Shor

December 2016

Freedom and Beyond by John Holt

November 2016

English in Today’s Research World, vol. 2: Telling a Research Story: Writing a Literature Review by Christine B. Feak & John M. Swales

October 2016

Literacy in American Lives by Deborah Brandt

Sula by Toni Morrison

September 2016

Critical Teaching & Everyday Life by Ira Shor

Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination by Toni Morrison

August 2016

Writing Across Contexts: Transfer, Composition, and Sites of Writing by Kathleen Blake Yancey, Liane Robertson, & Kara Taczak

Light in August by William Faulkner

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Summerhill: A Radical Approach to Child Rearing by A. S. Neill

July 2016

The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

The Storied Life of A.J. Filkry by Gabrielle Zevin

Toward a Composition Made Whole by Jody Shipka

Dissemination by Jacques Derrida, Translated by Barbara Johnson

Poetry, Language, Thought by Martin Heidegger, Translated by Albert Hofstadter

The Portable Kristeva Edited by Kelly Oliver

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

June 2016

The Art of Profiling: Reading People Right the First Time, Expanded Second Edition by Dan Korem

What the Dog Saw and other adventures by Malcolm Gladwell

Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in Without Going Cracy by Joanna Macy & Chris Johnstone

Black Skin, White Masks by Frantz Fanon

Writing Centers and the New Racism: A Call for Sustainable Dialogue and Change Edited by Laura Greenfield and Karen Rowan

The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon

Class Politics: The Movement for the Students’ Right to Their Own Language by Stephen Parks

White by Richard Dyer

Rhetorical Listening: Identification, Gender, Whiteness by Krista Ratcliffe

The Republic of Plato Translated by Allan Bloom

May 2016

Transformation Now! by AnaLouise Keating

Multimodal Literacies And Emerging Genres Edited by Tracey Bowen and Carl Whithaus

Can I use I? Because I Hate, Hate, Hate College Writing by Catherine Prendergast; illustrated by Hann Lindahl

April 2016

The Study of Nonstandard English by William Labov

Teaching Transformation: Transcultural Classroom Dialogues by AnaLouise Keating

March 2016

Trilogy by H.D.

Alone with the Alone: Creative Imagination in the Sufism of Ibn’Arabi by Henry Corbin

The Negro Family: The Case for National Action Research by Daniel Patrick Moynihan

February 2016

Parmenides by Martin Heidegger

Holderlin’s Hymn The Ister by Martin Heidegger

January 2016

McKeahie’s Teaching Tips: Strategies, Research and Theory for College and University Teachers by William J. McKeachie and Marilla Svinicki

English in America: A Radical View of the Profession by Richard Ohmann

Phaedrus by Plato

Remixing Composition: A History of Multimodal Writing Pedagogy by Jason Palmeri

December 2015

Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life by Richard Rohr

Plunder and Deceit: Big Government’s Exploitation of Young People and the Future by Mark R. Levin

The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison

The Coming Fury by Bruce Catton

Narrative Medicine: Honoring the Stories of Illness by Rita Charon

On Austrian Soil: Teaching Those I Was Taught to Hate by Sondra Perl

English Studies: An Introduction to the Discipline(s) Edited by Bruce McComiskey

Graduate Study for the 21st Century: How to Build an Academic Career in the Humanities by Gregory Colon Semenza

Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrate Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom by John C. Bean

Super Brain: Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-Being by Deepak Chopra and Rudolph E. Tanzi

November 2015

Depression: A Public Feeling by Ann Czetkovich

First-Year Writing and the Somatic Exchange by Douglas Robinson

October 2015

Writing at the End of the World by Richard E. Miller

Understanding New Media: Extending Marshall McLuhan by Robert K. Logan

A Teaching Subject: Composition Since 1966 by Joseph Harris

September 2015

The Peaceable Classroom by Mary Rose O’Reilley

Bodily Discourses: When Students Write About Abuse and Eating Disorders by Michelle Payne

Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man by Marshall McLuhan

Risky Writing: Self-Disclosure and Self-Transformation in the Classroom by Jeffrey Berman

August 2015

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

July 2015

Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed

My Face Is Black Is True: Callie House and the Struggle for Ex-Slave Reparations by Mary Frances Berry

Pygmallion by George Bernard Shaw & My Fair Lady by Alan Jay Lerner

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan

God Help the Child by Toni Morrison

Scary Close: Dropping the Act and Finding True Intimacy by Donald Miller

June 2015

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot By the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb

Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong by James W. Loewen

Once Upon a Secret by Mimi Alford

May 2015

Readings in Modern Philosophy, Volume II: Locke, Berkeley, Hume and Associated Texts Edited by Roger Ariew and Eric Watkins

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

April 2015

The True Believer by Eric Hoffer

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer

March 2015

Essays and Poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? and other Imponderables: Mysteries of Everyday Life Explained by David Feldman

I Never Met a Kid I Liked by W.C. Fields

Ohio’s Education Reform Challenges: Lessons from the Frontlines by Chester E. Finn, Jr., Terry Ryan, and Michael B. Lafferty

Civilization and Its Discontents by Sigmund Freud

The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff

February 2015

The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy by Jon Gordon

January 2015

The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt

Silent Covenants: Brown v. Board of Education and the Unfulfilled Hopes for Racial Reform by Derrick Bell

The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove by Ahmir Questlove Thompson

Einstein’s God: Conversations About Science and the Human Spirit by Krista Tippett

Sex God: Exploring the Endless Connections Between Sexuality and Spirituality by Rob Bell

December 2014

Streetwise: Race, Class, and Change in an Urban Community by Elijah Anderson

Deschooling Society by Ivan Illich

Education and Living by Randolph Bourne

The Philosophical Act by Josef Pieper

The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

November 2014

Black Reconstruction in America by W.E.B. DuBois

Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism by Cornel West

The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture by David Brion Davis

Participation and Democratic Theory by Carole Pateman

A Study of Thinking by Jerome S. Bruner, Jacqueline Jarrett Goodnow & George Austin

Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works by Elizabeth Green

Open: What Happens When You Get Real, Get Honest, and Get Accountable by Craig Gross

September 2014

Caste and Class in a Southern Town by John Dollard

Leisure: The Basis of Culture by Josef Pieper

August 2014

Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America’s Struggle for Equality by Richard Kluger

The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America by Jonathan Kozol

Still Failing at Fairness: How Gender Bias Cheats Girls and Boys in School and What We Can Do About It by David & Myra Sadker & Karen R. Zittleman

Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real About Race in School edited by Mica Pollock

Go Small: because God doesn’t care about your status, size, or success by Craig Gross

Culture Shock: A Biblical Response to Today’s Most Divisive Issues by Chip Ingram

The English Common Reader: A Social History of the Mass Reading Public, 1800-1900 by Richard D. Altick

Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America by John D’Emilio and Estelle B. Freedman

July 2014

Teacher Man by Frank McCourt

Boys and Girls Learn Differently!: A Guide for Teachers and Parents by Michael Gurian

Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids’ Brains and What Schools Can Do About It by Eric Jensen

The Black-White Achievement Gap: Why Closing It Is the Greatest Civil Rights Issue of Our Time by Rod Paige and Elaine Witty

The Trouble with Boys: A Surprising Report Card on Our Sons, Their Problems at School, and What Parents and Educators Must Do by Peg Tyre

The Untold History of the United States by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick

Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement by John Lewis

June 2014

Human Society in Ethics and Politics by Bertrand Russell

Literary Essays by Jean-Paul Sartre

The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science That Could Save Your Life by Ben Sherwood

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D.

Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son by Michael Chabon

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams by Deepak Chopra

The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person Others Will Want to Follow by John C. Maxwell

A Course in Miracles: Text, Workbook for Students, Manual for Teachers by the Foundation for Inner Peace

May 2014

America Unrivaled: The Future of the Balance of Power edited by G. John Ikenberry

Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools by Diane Ravitch

Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo

George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution by Brian Kilmeade & Don Yaeger

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

No End to War: Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century by Walter Laqueur

The Teaching of Mathematics by Raymond Manchester

April 2014

The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind by Michio Kaku

The Rhetoric of Fiction by Wayne C. Booth

Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies by Iam Buruma & Avishai Margault

Five Sermons by Joseph Butler

The Scientific Analysis of Personality by Raymond B. Cattell

The Ethics of Ambiguity by Simone de Beuavoir

Spirit of Golf by Tim N. Kremer

On the Improvement of the Understanding; The Ethics; Correspondence by Benedict de Spinoza

The Politics of Truth by Michel Foucault

Literary Modernism edited by Irving Howe

March 2014

Essays of the Masters Edited by Charles Neider

How You Can Play Better Golf Using Self-Hypnosis by Jack Heise

For the Love of the Game by Michael Shaara

Bleachers by John Grisham

The Company We Keep: An Ethics of Fiction by Wayne C. Booth

Godel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas R. Hofstadter

Understanding Human Nature by Alfred Adler

February 2014

Teaching to Transgress by bell hooks

Plan B Further Thoughts on Faith by Anne Lamont

Experience and Education by John Dewey

Democracy and Education by John Dewey

The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck

Drive by Daniel H. Pink

Foucault and the Government of Disability Edited by Shelley Tremain

The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien

The First Sex by Elizabeth Gould Williams

When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold S. Kushner

The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy Edited by Gregory Bassham

January 2014

The Hero Within by Deborah L. Grassman

Number 9 Dream by David Mitchell

Proof of Heaven by Eben Alexander

David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

Thinking in Numbers by Daniel Tammet

October 2013

All About Love by bell hooks

August 2013

Walden Two by B. F. Skinner

The First Days of School by Harry K. Wong & Rosemary T. Wong

The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

Every Child Can Succeed by William Glasser

Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

July 2013

Living for Change by Grace Lee Boggs

Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America by Paul Tough

June 2013

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

Made in Detroit by Paul Clemens

The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit by Thomas J. Sugrue

Hidden History of Detroit by Amy Elliot Bragg

Reimagining Detroit: Opportunities for Redefining an American City by John Gallagher

May 2013

The Plague of Fantasies by Slavoj Zizek

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz

Indian Killer by Sherman Alexie

The History of Sexuality Volume 1: An Introduction by Michel Foucault

The Toughest Indian in the World by Sherman Alexie

How the García Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez

The Beak and Claws of America by Vic Donahey

Honest Vic by Cecil Richmond Bartlett

In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

Saving the World by Julia Alvarez

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

Love by Toni Morrison

A Mercy by Toni Morrison

Home by Toni Morrison

Soul City by Touré

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

On Beauty by Zadie Smith

Where Did You Sleep Last Night?  by Danzy Senna

See Now Then by Jamaica Kincaid

April 2013

Faces at the Bottom of the Well by Derrick Bell

Drown by Junot Díaz

Every Good Endeavor by Timothy Keller

March 2013

The Racial Contract by Charles W. Mills

The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz

What We Talk About When We Talk About God by Rob Bell

Beloved by Toni Morrison

February 2013

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Before I Started Keeping Log

Pragmatism: A Reader Edited by Louis Menand (read in October 2010)