December 13, 2017

Suggest A Book

Thank you for your interest in nominating a book for the Common Reading Experience.

Book Selection Process

The 2017 Common Reading Experience Book Selection Subcommittee will meet from October 2017 through January 2018 in order to nominate a book to the Common Reading Experience Committee. We are interested in receiving book ideas from as many people as possible. Please feel free to suggest a book by completing the form below. Every nomination will be considered by the subcommittee. If you have questions or suggestions on the process, please contact Book Selection Subcommittee co-chairs Leslie Banahan, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs (lwb@olemiss.edu), and Kirk Johnson, Associate Professor of African American Studies (kjohnson@olemiss.edu).

A desirable book for the Common Reading Experience will have many of these qualities:
–    less than 400 pages
–    available in paperback format
–    accessible to students at all levels
–    accessible to community readers
–    multiple themes which are applicable to many disciplines
–    published in the last 5 years
–    written by a living author
–    written by an author available to speak on campus in the fall of 2018
–    written by an author available to interact with students on campus in the fall of 2018

Thank you for your interest in the Common Reading selection. We appreciate your suggestions.