Previous Years of the WSU Common Reading Program
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson was the ninth WSU Common Reading book, utilized during the 2015-16 academic year.
Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash by Edward Humes was the eighth WSU Common Reading book, utilized during the 2014-15 academic year.
Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error by Kathryn Schulz was selected as the WSU Common Reading book for the 2013-14 academic year.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot was the sixth WSU Common Reading book for the 2012-13 academic year.
Physics for Future Presdients: The Science behind the Headlines by Richard A. Muller was chosen as the fifth WSU Common Reading book for the 2011-12 academic year.
Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, not Bombs by Greg Mortenson was chosen as the fourth WSU Common Reading book for the 2010-11 academic year.
Omnivore’s Dilemma: A History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan was chosen as the third WSU Common Reading book for the 2009-10 academic year.
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach was selected as the second WSU Common Reading book for the 2008-09 academic year.
Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 by Gina Kolata was the first WSU Common Reading book for the 2007-08 academic year.