Winter ’18

Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Man in the High Castle – Philip K. Dick

Fall ’18

A Man Without A Country – Kurt Vonnegut

Both Flesh and Not: Essays  – David Foster Wallace

Empires of the Sea – Roger Crowley

Summer ’18

Deep Work – Cal Newport 

Enough – John C. Bogle

Spring ’18

Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas – Rebecca Solnit

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln – Doris Kearns Goodwin

Winter ’18

Gratitude – Oliver Sacks

Payoff – Dan Ariely

Fall ’17

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future – Ashlee Vance

Shivaji: The Grand Rebel – Dennis Kincaid

Summer ’17

When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi

Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes – Tamim Ansary

Spring ’17

Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics  – Richard Thaler

Poor Charlie’s Almanack – Charlie Munger

The Intelligent Investor – Benjamin Graham

Winter ’17

Silence – Shūsaku Endō

SPQR – Mary Beard

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle – Haruki Murakami

Fall ’16

The Invisible Knight and The Cloven Viscount – Italo Calvino

Wind/Pinball – Haruki Murakami

Summer ’16

On Writing – Stephen King

The Innovators – Walter Isaacson

Spring ’16

Mr. Palomar – Italo Calvino

Winter ’16

Frozen Assets – P. G. Wodehouse

Fall ’15

Zero To One – Peter Thiel

Selected Essays – Montaigne

Spring ’15

Sapiens – A Brief History of Humankind – Yuval Noah Harari

Age of Wonder – Richard Holmes

Summer ’15

Waiting for the Barbarians – J. M. Coetzee

The Open Road: The Global Journey of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama – Pico Iyer

India, A History – John Keay

Passenger to Frankfurt – Agatha Christie

Winter ’15

Imaginary Homelands – Salman Rushdie

Capital in the 21st Century – Thomas Piketty

Fall ’14

Not Just An Accountant – The Diary of the Nation’s Conscience Keeper – Vinod Rai

Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms – Gerard Russell

Rubicon – Tom Holland

If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler – Italo Calvino

Summer ’14

Persian Fire – Tom Holland

Rogue Elephant – Simon Denyer

Spring ’14

The Power of Habit – Charles Dunhigg

No Country For Old Men – Cormac McCarthy

Winter ’14

Six Memos for the Next Millenium – Italo Calvino

The Code Book – Simon Singh

Bonsai – Alejandro Zambra

Fall ’13

Narcopolis – Jeet Thayil

Following Fish – Samanth Subramanian

The Good, The Bad, and The Ridiculous – Khushwant Singh

Nehru – Judith M. Brown

Summer ’13

Gandhi The Man – Eknath Easwaran

The Last Mughal – William Dalrymple

The Gandhi Reader – edited by Homer A. Jack

Difficult Loves – Italo Calvino (translates from the Italian by William Weaver, Archibald Colquhoun, and Peggy Wright)

Spring ’13

Gilgamesh – translated by Stephen Mitchell

The Baron in the Trees – Italo Calvino (translated from the Italian by William Weaver)

Winter ’13

Cosmicomics – Italo Calvino (translated from the Italian by William Weaver)

Invisible Cities – Italo Calvino (translated from the Italian by William Weaver)

Big Bang – Simon Singh

Descartes Secret Notebook – Amir D. Aczel

Fall ’12

The Secret of the Nagas: Shiva Trilogy 2 – Amish Tripathi

The Immortals of Meluha: Shiva Trilogy 1 – Amish Tripathi

Pulse – Julian Barnes

Spring ’12

Street Fighters: The Last 72 Hours of Bear Stearns – Kate Kelly

Winter ’12

Girl with a Pearl Earring – Tracy Chevalier

Eugene Onegin – Alexander Pushkin (translated by Charles Johnston)

Fall ’11

The Reluctant Fundamentalist – Mohsin Hamid

Embers – Sándor Márai

The Power of Myth – Joseph Campbell

The Curtain – Milan Kundera

Summer ’11

The Last Night of the Earth Poems – Charles Bukowski

Sh*t My Dad Says – Justin Halpern

Starman: The Truth Behind the Legend of Yuri Gagarin – Jamie Doran and Piers Bizony

Kissing Kilimanjaro: Leaving It All on Top of Africa – Daniel Dorr

The Ghost Writer – Phillip Roth

Spring ’11

Life and Times of Michael K – J. M. Coetzee

Galahad at Blandings – P. G. Wodehouse

Elizabeth Costello – J. M. Coetzee

Winter ’11

Slowness – Milan Kundera

Conscience of a Liberal – Paul Krugman

India: A Wounded Civilization – V. S. Naipaul

Thérèse Raquin – Emile Zola

Fall ’10

How Doctors Think – Gerome Groopman

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson

Genome – Matt Ridley

The Genius Factory – David Plotz

Summer ’10

Inner Workings – J. M. Coetzee

Simplexity – Jeffrey Kluger

Spring ’10

Predictably Irrational – Dan Ariely

Everyman – Phillip Roth

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion – Robert B. Cialdini

Very Good, Jeeves – P. G. Wodehouse

Winter ’10

English, August – Upamanyu Chatterjee

House of Meetings – Martin Amis

Unaccustomed Earth – Jhumpa Lahiri

When We Were Orphans – Kazuo Ishiguro

The Cellist of Sarajevo – Steven Galloway

Fall ’09

The Biographer’s Tale – A. S. Byatt

Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Jeff Kinney

Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro

The Enchantress of Florence – Salman Rushdie

Disgrace – J. M. Coetzee

Summer ’09

The Happiness Hypothesis – Jonathan Haidt

1984 – George Orwell

Lord of the Flies – William Golding

Spring ’09

India after Gandhi – Ramachandra Guha

Winter ’09

Stumbling on Happiness – Dan Gilbert

Fall ’08

The White Tiger – Aravind Adiga

Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist takes to the Streets – Sudhir Venkatesh.

Temptations of the West – Pankaj Mishra

Summer ’08

Diary of a Bad Year – J. M. Coetzee

Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters – Alan S. Miller & Satoshi Kanazawa

Spring ’08

Greed and Glory on Wall Street: The Fall of the House of Lehman – Ken Auletta

Life of Pi – Yann Martel

Winter ’08

The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the making of the Oxford English Dictionary – Simon Winchester

Alexander the Great: Journey to the end of the earth – Norman Cantor

Crime and Punishment – Fydor Dostoyevsky

Fall ’07

Guns, Germs, and Steel – Jared Diamond

Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini

Into the Wild – Jon Krakauer