Top Ten Books From a College/Graduate School Syllabus:
*I'm also going to try to keep off books that I've mentioned on lots of other lists this week.
10. Locas by Yxta Maya Murray. Class: Girl Worlds: Female Coming of Age Literature
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9. Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut. Class: Subversion and Vertigo: Film and Literature in the 1960's
8. The Sandman: Vol. 1 Preludes and Noctures by Neil Gaiman. Class: Philosophy of Art
7.Mrs. Dalloway by Virgina Woolf. Class: British Literature focusing on just this book
6. Face by Cecile Pineda. Class: The Self and/as Other: Theories of Subjectivity and Otherness from the Enlightenment to the Present
5. Bonfire of the Vanities by Thomas Wolfe. Class: Satire in Literature and Film
4. North: Poems by Seamus Heaney. Class: Nation States
3. Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee. Class: Postcolonial Literature and Theory
2. Justine by Laurence Durrell. Class: Contemporary British Literature: From the 1950s to the Present
1. Turing's Delirium by Eduardo Paz Soldan. Class: Cyborgs and Simians: I don't remember the subtitle, but isn't the beginning fun?
Like I said, these are less conventional choices. I could think of something from every class I've taken. I didn't want to stop. Which classes turned out to be treasure troves of undiscovered reading for you?