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Class of 2023 Summer Reading Finalists: Feedback

Submit Your Comments to the Committee




The selection committee has narrowed the finalists to a field of five:

The Poet X, by Elizabeth Acevedo

Exit West, by Mohsin Hamid

Pachinko, by Min Jin Lee

There There, by Tommy Orange

Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth, by Sarah Smarsh


Please share your thoughts about any or all of the titles above, 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