Fiction – Suggested Works of Author Work Herman Melville Moby Dick Author Work The Bluest Eye Sherwood Anderson Winesburg, Ohio Song of Soloman Herzog Vladimir Nabokov Laughter in the Dark The Adventures of Augie Lolita Paul Bowles The Sheltering Sky Sylvia Plath The Bell Jar My Antonia Chaim Potok The Chosen O Pioneers! Gravity’s Rainbow Kate Chopin The Awakening Crying of Lot 49 James Fenimore The Last of the Mohicans Ayn Rand The Fountainhead Cooper Atlas Shrugged The Pioneers We the Living E.L. Doctorow Billy Bathgate Ragtime Housekeeping Theodore Dreiser Sister Carrie The Jungle An American Tragedy Ernest J. Gaines A Lesson Before Dying East of Eden A Gathering of Old Men David Guterson Snow Falling on Cedars Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Slaughterhouse-Five Joseph Heller Catch-22 Ethan Frome AND Summer (two The Sun Also Rises ) A Farewell to Arms The Age Innocence For Whom the Bell Tolls Richard Wright Native Son Zora Neale Hurston Their Eyes Were Watching God Jack Kerouac On Ken Kesey One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Barbara Kingslover The Poisonwood Bible The Naked and the Dead *Choose ONE book from this Fiction list to read over the Colum McCann Let the Great World Spin course of the summer. Larry McMurtry

Nonfiction – Suggested Works of American Literature Author Work Erik Larson Devil in the White City Author Work In the Garden of Beasts Adam Cohen Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, Steven D. Levitt & Freakonomics American Eugenics, and the Stephen J. Dubner Sterilization of Carrie Buck Norman Maclean Young Men and Fire Simone de Beauvoir The Second Sex Malcolm X The Autobiography of Malcolm X H. G. Bissinger Friday Night Lights Vladimir Nabokov Speak, Memory Dee Brown Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee Michael Pollan The Omnivore’s Dilemma Bill Bryson A Walk in the Woods Robert M. Pirsig Zen and the Art of Motorcycle One Summer: America, 1927 Maintenance Gail Collins When Everything Changed: The Jacob Riis How the Other Half Lives Amazing Journey of American Mary Roach Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Women from 1960 to the Present Cadavers Truman Capote In Cold Blood Carl Sagan Cosmos Nicholas Carr The Shallows: What the Internet is Eric Schlosser Fast Food Nation Doing to Our Brains Randy Shilts And the Band Played On: Politics, Rachel Carson Silent Spring People, and the AIDS Epidemic Joan Didion Slouching Towards Bethlehem Studs Terkel American Dreams: Lost and Found Dave Eggers Zeitoun Working What is the What Henry David Thoreau Walden Barbara Ehrenreich Nickel and Dimed J. D. Vance Hillbilly Elegy Jonathan Safran Foer Eating Animals Tom Wolfe The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Betty Friedan The Feminine Mystique The Right Stuff Malcolm Gladwell Outliers Richard Wright Black Boy Stephen Hawking A Brief History of Time Edward Humes Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash Stephen King On Writing Barbara Kingsolver Animal, Vegetable, Miracle *Choose ONE book from this Nonfiction list to read over the Jon Krakauer Missoula course of the summer.