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Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

We encourage the Amherst community to continue to explore each of our feature books. Click on a book below to read reviews and excerpts, listen to interviews and learn more about the authors.

April 2015

March 2015
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

February 2015

January 2015

December 2014
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

November 2014
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

October 2014
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

September 2014

August 2014
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

July 2014
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

June 2014
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

May 2014
The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist

April 2014
Maybe One Day

March 2014
Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece

February 2014
Why Fakes are the Forged Great Art of our Age

January 2014
Full Upright and Locked Position

December 2013
This Indian Country

November 2013
The Partner Track

October 2013
The Forage House

September 2013

August 2013
Six Years

July 2013
The Gods of Heavenly Punishment

June 2013
Brothers Emanuel: A Memoir of an American Family

May 2013
Cadaver: A Bittersweet Love Story

April 2013
Masters of Disaster: The Ten Commandments of Damage Contro

March 2013
Schroder: A Novel

February 2013
El Iluminado: A Graphic Novel

January 2013
Everything Under the Sun

December 2012

November 2012
The Hidden Europe

October 2012
The Price of Inequality

September 2012
Tubes: A Journet to the Center of the Internent

August 2012

July 2012
Dinner: A Love Story

June 2012
Vineyard at the End of the World

May 2012
God's Jury

April 2012 Big Birthday

March 2012
Eye Minded

February 2012

December 2011 The Vices

November 2011Don't Cross your Eyes

October 2011Come on All you Ghosts

September 2011The Pale King

August 2011Scoundrels in Law

July 2011Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age

June 2011What Should I Do?

May 2011Model Nazi

April 2011A Thread of Sky

March 2011Unlikely Allies

February 2011Secret Historian

December 2010he Best of Foxtrot

November 2010Higher Education

October 2010The Routes of Man

September 2010The Facebook Effect

August 2010Innocent

July 2010Simple Fresh Southern: Knockout Dishes with Down-Home Flavo

June 2010Ballet's Magic Kingdom

May 2010Ecological Intelligence

April 2010 Andean Express

March 2010Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World    Economy

February 2010Beautiful Creatures

December 2009What to Read When

November 2009On Poets and Poetry

October 2009Julie & Julia

September 2009Rules for Old Men Waiting

August 2009 The End of Overeating

July 2009 The Mirror Effect

June 2009The Art and Politics of Science

May 2009Hold Tight

April 2009Passing Strange

March 2009Skeletons at the Feat

February 2009Loneliness as a  Way of Life 

January 2009 The Painter from Shanghai

December 2008The Monsters of Templeton

November 2008The Most Famous Man in America

 October 2008The Thing Itself 

September 2008 Are We Rome?