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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.

March 2014
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

February 2014
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

January 2014
January 2014 Featured Book

December 2013
Featured Book of the Month

November 2013

October 2013
The Forage House book cover.

September 2013
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August 2013
Six Years cover.jpg

July 2013
Gods cover.jpg

June 2013

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March 2013

February 2013

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December 2012

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June 2012
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

May 2012
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March 2012
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

February 2012
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

December 2011 The%20Vices

November 2011Don%27t%20cross%20your%20eyes%20by%20Aaron%20Carroll%20%2794

October 2011Come%20on%20all%20you%20ghosts

September 2011The%20Pale%20King%20by%20David%20Foster%20Wallace

August 2011Scoundrels

July 2011Terror%20and%20Wonder%20by%20Blair%20Kamin

June 2011What Should I Do? by Alexander George

May 2011Model%20Nazi%20by%20Catherine%20Epstein

April 2011ThreadofSky_paperback

March 2011Unlikely Allies by Joel Richard Paul '77

February 2011Secret Historian by Justin Spring '84

December 2010The best of foxtrot cover

November 2010image

October 2010The Routes of Man

September 2010Facebook Effect

August 2010Innocent by Scott Turow '70

July 2010Simple Fresh Southern by Ted Lee '93

June 2010Ballet's Magic Kingdom

May 2010Ecological Intelligence by Dan Goleman

April 2010 Andean Express by Adrian Althoff '04

March 2010Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World    Economy by Joseph E. Stiglitz

February 2010Beautiful Creatures by Margaret Stohl  '89

December 2009What to Read When by Pam Allyn '84

November 2009On Poets and Poetry by Bill Pritchard '53

October 2009Julie & Julia

September 2009Rules for Old Men       Waiting by Peter Pouncey

August 2009 The End of Overeating by David Kessler '73

July 2009 The Mirror Effect by Drew Pinsky

June 2009The Art and Politics of Science by Harold Varmus '61

May 2009Hold Tight by       Harlan Coben '84

April 2009Passing Strange by Marni Sandweiss

March 2009Skeletons at the Feat by Chris Bohjalian '82

February 2009Loneliness as      a  way of life by Tom Dumm 

January 2009 The Painter from Shanghai by Jennifer Cody Epstein '88

December 2008The Monsters of       Templeton by Lauren Groff '01

November 2008The Most       Famous Man in America by Debby Applegate '89

 October 2008The Thing Itself by Dick Todd '62 

September 2008 Are We Rome by       Cullen Murphy '74