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Past Common Texts

Past Common Text Selections 

2018: The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

2017: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

2016: How To Win an Election by Quintus Tullius Cicero (translated by Philip Freeman)

2015: Clybourne Park, by Bruce Norris 

2014: The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison 

2013: the curious incident of the dog in the night-time, by Mark Haddon

2012: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot

2011: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

2010: The Complete Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi

2009: Acts of Faith, by Eboo Patel

2008: Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kidder

2007: When the Emperor Was Divine, by Julie Otsuka

2006: Travels of a T-Shirt in a Global Economy by Pietra Rivoli


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