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
  • Moonglow
  • Difficult Women
  • Forgotten Country
  • The Last Ballad
  • The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate – Discoveries from a Secret World
  • The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit
  • Re Jane

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:

  • Make Your Home Among Strangers
  • Small Great Things
  • Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life
  • The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
  • Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
  • The Crunk Feminist Collection
  • Take Me With You
  • Wolf Totem