During your K-through-12 years, you may have been assigned summer reading at some point (Ahhh, Moby Dick by Herman Melville). But in college, it may be no different, as some universities also assign students reading over the summer.
Noodle Education takes a look at these schools and what they asked students to read between June and August.
The Outsourced Self: What Happens When We Pay Others to Live Our Lives for Us by Arlie Russell Hochschild: path-breaking look at the transformation of private life in our for-profit world.
The Art of Fielding: A Novel by Chad Harbach: At Westish College, a small school on the shore of Lake Michigan, baseball star Henry Skrimshander seems destined for big league stardom. But when a routine throw goes disastrously off course, the fates of five people are upended.
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers by Loung Ung: One of seven children of a high-ranking government official, Loung Ung lived a privileged life in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh until the age of five. Then, in April 1975, Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge army stormed into the city, forcing Ung’s family to flee and, eventually, to disperse.