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The Fall 2020 Book List


Whether you read a little or a lot, prefer fiction or non-fiction, listen to your books, or find comfort in characters and plot twists, this group of books, lists, and virtual book groups should hold your attention for the fall season. College.u’s Fall 2020 Book List shares not just the essential college admissions books, but also books that celebrate fall, books from Nobel Prize Winners, and Book Festivals like Litquake. Happy reading!



Fall Book Festivals

Litquake 2020 Festival

Book Festivals, Book Reporter




Books from Nobel Laureates

Jazz, Toni Morrison

The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck

July’s People, Nadine Gordimer

The Golden Notebook, Doris Lessing

Voices from Chernobyl, Svetlana Alexievich

Madwomen, Gabriela Mistral

One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel García Márquez

The Great Escape, Angus Deaton

A World Without Ice, Henry Pollack

The Double Helix, James D. Watson

A Full Life, by Jimmy Carter

Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman

Who Gets What and Why, Alvin Roth

Phishing for Phools, by George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller

The Great Escape, Angus Deaton

A World Without Ice, Henry Pollack

The Double Helix, James D. Watson

A Full Life, by Jimmy Carter

Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman

Who Gets What and Why, Alvin Roth

Phishing for Phools, by George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller


Books & Reading Lists to Inspire

The Achievers: Great Women In The Biological Sciences (Avisson Young Adult Series), Erica Stux

Champions for peace: women winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, Judith Hicks Stiehm

Finding Calcutta: What Mother Teresa Taught Me About Meaningful Work and Service, Mary S. Poplin

The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World's Leading Neuroscientists

Fish in a Tree, Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Mae Jemison by Jodie Shepherd

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World, by Rachel Ignotofsky

Aerospace Engineer Aprille Ericsson, by Laura Hamilton Waxman

Tiny Stitches, by Gwendolyn Hooks

Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace, by Jen Cullerton Johnson

Can Even: 10 Great Books About People Who Overcame The Odds, BookRiot

Books to Read for Latinx Heritage Month

62 great books by Black authors, recommended by TED speakers

A Reading List for Uncertain Times, Science

The Navy Seal Mental Toughness Book: A Guide to Developing An Unbeatable Mind, Chris Lambertsen

Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life, Martin E.P. Seligman

GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, Angela Duckworth

Nobel Prize Books, Five Books

Virtual Book Groups

The Next Big Idea

Booktalk

Black Chick Lit

Andrew Luck Book Club Now Read This

Goodreads

Tufts Alumni Virtual Book Club

Virtual Book Club Columbia College Alumni Association

14 Online Book Clubs You Can Join Right This Moment, Bustle

Los Angeles Times Book Club

Reese’s Book Club

New York Public Library and WNYC Virtual Book Club

Book Lists That Reflect Fall

What Are the Best Books Set in the Fall/Autumn Season? dandelion chandelier

Election Book List, Scholastic Books

100 Best Elections Books of All Time

16 Best Political Books to Read Before the 2020 Election




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