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Five Finalists for CSUN's 2018-2019 Common Reading

November 2, 2017

Finalists 2018-2019
One of these five books will be the 2018-2019 Common Read at CSUN.

The Selection Committee has chosen the five finalists for CSUN's 2018-2019 Freshman Common Reading:

  • Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
  • Becoming Nicole by Amy Ellis Nutt
  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  • Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg
  • Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women by Susan Burton and Cari Lynn

Read more about each book on the Nominated Titles page.  Members of the CSUN community who would like to share an opinion about any of these books are invited to do so on the Freshman Common Reading blog.  Please note that this is a moderated blog. (Or email your opinion directly to Susanna Eng-Ziskin who will confirm with you about posting it.)

The selection committee will meet in January 2018 to choose the winning title.