Book List

Below are the books that you will have an opportunity to read this year. You will read (in a group) one book per theme. Amount of books you will read will depend on when you take the class. All books will be provided by the teacher.


Semester 1

Theme: Nature of Reality

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Kindred by Octavia Butler

The Last Days of New Paris by China Mieville

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline


Theme: Identity

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K. Dick

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes


Semester 2

Theme: Freedom / Society

1984 by George Orwell

Brave New World by Aldus Huxley

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

The Giver by Lois Lowry


Theme: Science & Military

The Martian by Andy Weir

Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke