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A Short Reading List for College Students

by J. M. Haile
  1. Douglas Adams, A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, .
  2. M.J. Adler and C. Van Doren, How to Read a Book, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1940; Touchstone paperback edition, 2014.
  3. Umberto Eco, Chronicles of a Liquid Society, transl. by Richard Dixon, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston, 2017.
  4. V.E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning, Beacon Press, Boston, 1959.
  5. Eric Hoffer, The True Believer, .
  6. Thomas Jefferson, The Jeffersonian Bible, .
  7. Jerome K. Jerome, Three Men in a Boat, Not to Mention the Dog,
  8. C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters, .
  9. Richard E. Nisbett, The Geography of Thought, Free Press, New York, 2003.
  10. George Orwell, 1984, .
  11. Steven Pressfield, The War of Art, Black Irish Entertainment, New York, 2002.
  12. Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark, Ballantine Books, New York, 1996.
  13. C.P. Snow, The Two Cultures, .
  14. W. Strunk, Jr. and E.B. White, The Elements of Style, 3rd ed., Macmillan, New York, 1979.
  15. Henry David Thoreau, Walden, International Collectors Library, Garden City, NY, 1970; originally published in 1854.