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.

November
2016
Capture

October
2016
Blockchain revolution Cover

September
2016
September 2016 Featured Book Image

August
2016
Home Field cover

July
2016
Pastramni on Rye cover

June
2016
Midnight in Broad Daylight cover

May
2016
Catastrophic Happiness cover

April
2016
Andy Warhol was a Hoarder cover

March
2016
Quixote cover

February
2016
NYT Book of Science cover

January
2016
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

November
2015
Visiting Indira Gandhi's Palmist

October
2015
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

September
2015
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

August
2015
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

July
2015
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

June
2015
Amherst Reads - Past Featured Books

May
2015
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April
2015
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March
2015
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February
2015
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January
2015
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December
2014
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November
2014
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October
2014
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September
2014
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August
2014
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July
2014
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June
2014
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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
Inferno

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
Arcadia

November
2012
The Hidden Europe

October
2012
The Price of Inequality

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

August
2012
Hitlerland 

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
1493

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
2011
Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age

June
2011
What Should I Do?

May
2011
Model Nazi

April
2011
A Thread of Sky

March
2011
Unlikely Allies

February
2011
Secret Historian

December
2010
he Best of Foxtrot

November
2010
Higher Education

October
2010
The Routes of Man

September
2010
The Facebook Effect

August
2010
Innocent

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

June
2010
Ballet's Magic Kingdom

May
2010
Ecological Intelligence

April
2010
Andean Express

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

February
2010
Beautiful Creatures

December
2009
What to Read When

November
2009
On Poets and Poetry
 

October
2009
Julie & Julia
 

September
2009
Rules for Old Men Waiting

August
2009
The End of Overeating

July
2009
The Mirror Effect

June
2009
The Art and Politics of Science
 

May
2009
Hold Tight
 

April
2009
Passing Strange

March
2009
Skeletons at the Feat
 

February
2009
Loneliness as a  Way of Life 

January
2009
The Painter from Shanghai

December
2008
The Monsters of Templeton

November
2008
The Most Famous Man in America

October
2008
The Thing Itself

September
2008
Are We Rome?