NOTE TO STUDENTS: You don’t need to buy any of these books before arriving on campus. But whenever and wherever you get your books, you must use the editions listed here. For domestic students, Natasha Trethewey's Native Guard will be shipped to you over the summer.

Fall Term

Berenice Abbott, Tri-Boro Barber School (photograph)
Plato. The Republic. Trans. Grube/Reeve.  Hackett.
ISBN 978-0872201361 (pbk)
Marilynne Robinson. Housekeeping. Picador.
ISBN 978-0312424091 (pbk)
Thomas Seeley. Honeybee Democracy. Princeton University Press.
ISBN 978-0691147215
Natasha Trethewey. Native Guard. Mariner Books.
ISBN 978-0618872657 (pbk)

Winter Term

The Arabian Nights. Trans. Husain Haddawy. W.W. Norton & Company.
ISBN 978-0-393331660 (pbk)
Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo. Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty. Public Affairs.
ISBN 978-1610390934 (pbk)
Miles Davis. Kind of Blue. Columbia [Audio CD].
Tony Kushner, Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches, included in Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. Theater Communication Group.
ISBN 978-1559363846 (pbk)
Eric R. Scerri.  The Periodic Table:  A Very Short Introduction.  2nd edition.  Oxford University Press.
ISBN 978-0198842323 (pbk)