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:

  • The Warriors: Reflections on Men in Battle
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • The Vision, Volume 1: Little Worse Than A Man
  • Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America
  • Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
  • Who Fears Death (Who Fears Death, #1)
  • The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry
  • The Mindful Twenty-Something: Life Skills to Handle Stress…and Everything Else

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:

  • Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation
  • Dhalgren
  • The Warriors: Reflections on Men in Battle
  • The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South
  • Little Fires Everywhere
  • Philosophy in the Bedroom
  • The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
  • Antigone (The Theban Plays, #3)