Freshman Studies Book List (2020-2021)

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) ACCESS PROVIDED BELOW.

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].  ASIN B000002ADT
• 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)

Access to Your Textbook

Native Guard Text

Your first textbook for Freshman Studies class is "Native Guard" by Natasha Trethewey.  Read online at:

Your physical copy will be given to you when you arrive for International Orientation.