Looking for summer reading recommendations? ZSR has you covered! Check out our Goodreads page for thematic reading lists to suit bibliophiles of all tastes! Here are a few of the titles from our 2017 Summer Reading list:

  • Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002
  • Spoonbenders
  • Moonglow
  • At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails
  • Forgotten Country
  • Sunshine State
  • Lab Girl
  • The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

Project Wake

Additionally, we have a featured list of all selected titles from Project Wake— the University’s summer academic program. This year, the Project Wake titles are centered around the theme “exploring difference, embracing diversity”. New students and Wake Forest University community members are encouraged to read a Project Wake title and join the discussion group on the Sunday afternoon of new student orientation (August 27, 1:30-3 pm). Online registration is available from the New Undergraduate Students site. Here are a few of the Project Wake titles being offered:

  • The Wretched of the Earth
  • 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement
  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
  • Small Great Things
  • Outliers: The Story of Success
  • The Underground Railroad
  • On Liberty
  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking