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Book List

The following books have been selected for the Alumni Book Club reading list.

Fall 2012

September
Everyone Loves A Good Train Wreck: Why We Can’t Look Away
by Eric G. Wilson

  • Discussion Guides: Anna Dulin and Roz Tedford
  • Join the Discussion!
  • Official book site
  • Check out a copy from ZSR Library
  • Mark your calendars! Author Eric G. Wilson will give a library lecture on Monday, October 1 at 4 p.m. in Z. Smith Reynolds Library here at Wake Forest University.
  • October
    The Warmth of Other Sons: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration
    by Isabel Wilkerson

  • Discussion Guides: Hu Womack
  • Join the Discussion!
  • Official book site
  • Check out a copy from ZSR Library
  • Mark your calendars! Pulitzer-prize winning author Isabel Wilkerson will discuss “The Warmth of Other Suns” on Sunday, October 21 at 3 p.m. at Reynolda House. Visit the University Calendar for more information.
  • November

    The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

  • Discussion Guides: Molly Keener
  • Join the Discussion – starts in November!
  • Official book site
  • Check out a copy from ZSR Library
  • Spring 2012

    February 2012
    Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

    March 2012
    The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

    April 2012
    The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean