Valerie Strauss, writing for The Washington Post, lists various book titles that are being read by incoming college freshman that are either required, or suggested reading. Here are some of the titles.

Virginia Commonwealth – The Circle, by Dave Eggers

Seton Hall University – Radium Girls, by D.W. Gregory

Clemson University – Machine Man, by Max Barry

Princeton University – Meaning in Life and Why It Matters, by Susan Wolf

Middle Tennessee State University – This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman

University of Pennsylvania – The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures, by Anne Fadiman

New York University – Wild, by Cheryl Strayed

Rollins College – My Freshman Year: What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student, by Rebekah Nathan

Millsaps College – Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn