Books For First Year and Common Reading Programs

Gathered here is a collection of topical titles that will stimulate conversation and critical thinking while engaging students in full discussions of timely, popular subjects. We proudly present you with a list of thought-provoking books ideal for freshman-year reading and first-year seminars.


First Year Reading Catalog


To read sample chapters or watch author interviews click below on the corresponding book cover:






Books on Education





If you have selected one of these books for your freshman reading program and would like to order copies for your students, you or your bookstore may direct order to: Lanora Haradon or to Barbara Tonetti

Institutions interested in purchasing bulk quantities of these books for Common Reads/First Year Reading and would like more information/pricing should contact: Barbara Tonetti

If you have any questions about using our titles for course use, apart from First Year or Common Reads, please contact: