Book List

Spring Quarter:

Writing Creative Nonfiction, ed. Carolyn Forche and Philip Gerard

The Truth About Stories, Thomas King

Lydia’s Open Door, Patty Kelly

Enrique’s Journey, Sonia Nazario

Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan

Sula, Toni Morrison

On The Move, Rudy Martin

The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien

White Noise, Don DeLillo

Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson

Film Studies: Critical Approaches, edited by John Hill and Pamela Church Gibson

Winter Quarter:

Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Norton Critical Edition)

Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America (Penguin)

The Oxford Companion to United States History (Oxford)

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom’s Cabin (Bantam)

Daniel Chandler, Semiotics: The Basics (Routledge)

George Lakoff, Moral Politics (University of Chicago)

Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence (Chelsea House)

Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass (Oxford)

Willa Cather, O Pioneers! (Virago)

John Locke, The Second Treatise of Government (Hackett)

Fall Quarter:

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie

Ceremony by Leslie Silko

Organic Machine by Richard White

Wisdom Sits in Places by Keith Basso

This House of Sky by Ivan Doig

Hole in the Sky by William Kitteredge

With His Pistol in His Hand by Americo Paredes

Memory of Fire, Volume 3: Century of the Wind by Eduardo Galeano

Interpretation of Cultures (selections) by Clifford Geertz