Faculty Summer Reading

While students go home for the summer armed with their summer reading requirements, and the entire Middlesex community will complete the All-School ReadThe Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities, by Will Allen, members of the Middlesex faculty have their own personal summer reading lists that are as interesting and diverse as our faculty themselves.  

The Narrow Road to the Deep North, Richard Flanagan
Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies, Hilary Mantel
War and Peace, Leo Tolstoy
The Art of Fielding, Chad Harbauch
The Woman in the Dunes, Kobo Abe
The Bootlegger, Clive Cussler
Faithful and Virtuous Night, poems by Louise Gluck
The Water Knife, Paolo Bacigalupi
Another City, poems by Steve Coughlin
The Road, Cormac McCarthy
God Help the Child, Toni Morrison
The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler
The Way We Live Now, Anthony Trollope
The Tempest, Shakespeare
My Brilliant Friend, Elana Ferrante
Dept. of Speculation, Jenny Offill
The Good Lord Bird, James McBride
High Fidelity, Nick Hornby
The Secret History, Donna Tartt
Report to Greco, Nikos Kazantzakis
Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes
Gravity’s Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon
Go for the Goal: A Champion’s Guide to Winning in Soccer and Life, Mia Hamm
#EdJourney, Grant Lichtman
The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, Ken Robinson
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, Atul Gawande
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, Malcolm Gladwell
The Mindful Athlete, George Mumford 
Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste, Luke Barr
The Journal 1837-1861, Henry David Thoreau, ed. Damion Searls
My Struggle, Karl Ove Knausgaard
Napoleon: A Life, Adam Roberts