Summer Reading Suggestions

Wondering what to read this summer? Here are some suggestions from our students and faculty:

Dr. Hastings, department chairperson:

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Even Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom Robbins

Dr. Criniti, English faculty member

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Betsy Francis, English major, recent graduate

The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

Dr. Harper, Philosophy faculty member

All Things Shining by Hubert Dreyfus and Sean Dorrance Kelly

Dr. Larance, English faculty member

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon

Ms. Moore, English faculty member

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Mrs. Naegele, English faculty member

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (Don’t forget Towel Day, May 25th.)

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Mr. Neubauer, English faculty member

Bunker Hill by Nathaniel Philbrick

Barbie Paul, English major

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Dr. Rehbein, English faculty member

Possible Side Effects by Augusten Burroughs

 Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman

Dr. Thomas, English faculty member

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain