UNC Summer Reading Past Books

2017: How Does It Feel To Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America by Moustafa Bayoumi

2016: Being Mortal by Atul Gawande (2014)

2015: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson (2014)

2014: The Round House by Louise Erdrich (2012)

2013: Home by Toni Morrison (2012)

2012: The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains, by N. Carr (2010).

2011: Eating Animals, by J.S. Foer (2009). *Joint selection with Duke University

2010: Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption, by J. Thompson-Cannino and R. Cotton with E. Torneo (2009).

2009: A Home on the Field: How One Championship Soccer Team Inspires Hope for the Revival of Small Town America, by P. Cuadros (2006).

2008: Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights, by K. Yoshino (2007).

2007: The Death of Innocents, by H. Prejean (2005).

2006: The Namesake, by J. Lahiri (2004).

2005: Blood Done Sign My Name, A True Story, T. Tyson (2004).

2004: Absolutely American: Four Years at Westpoint, D. Lipsky (2003).

2003: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, B. Ehrenreich (2001).

2002: Approaching the Qur’an: The Early Revelations introduced and translated by M. Sells (1999).

2001: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, A. Fadiman (1997).

2000: Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War, T. Horwitz (1998).

1999: There Are No Children Here, A. Kotlowitz (1991).

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