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Class of 2018 Summer Reading Finalists: Class of 2018 Summer Reading Finalists

Submit Your Comments to the Committee


The Summer Reading Selection Committee has narrowed the field of finalists to five choices.

Please share your thoughts about any or all of the titles below, keeping in mind our selection criteria:

  • Prompts stimulating debate and lively discussion
  • Resonates with incoming students
  • Stimulates deep thought and personal transformation
  • Enriches the intellectual life of students


The Committee is no longer accepting feedback. An announcement about the summer reading selection will be made soon!

The Finalists: More Info

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
Ben Fountain

The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards
Kristopher Jansma

The Dinner
Herman Koch

The Yellow Birds
Kevin Powers