Book in Common

Books in Common Since 2000

2023-2024, How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America, by Clint Smith

2022-2023, The Best We Could Do, by Thi Bui

2021-2022, There There, by Tommy Orange

2020-2021, How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi

2019-2020, In Search of the Canary Tree, by Lauren E. Oakes                 

2018-2019, All They Will Call You, by Tim Z. Hernandez

2017-2018, A Deadly Wandering, by Matt Richtel

2016-2017, My Life on the Road, by Gloria Steinem

2015-2016, Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson

2014-2015, The Distance Between Us, by Reyna Grande

2013-2014, The Yellow Birds, by Kevin Powers

2012-2013, Unquenchable, by Robert Glennon

2011-2012, Zeitoun, by David Eggers

2010-2011, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, by William Kamkwamba

2009-2010, The Soloist, by Steve Lopez

2008-2009, Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson

2007-2008, Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kidder

2006-2007, Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro

2005-2006, True Notebooks, by Mark Salzman

2004-2005, Plan B, by Lester Brown

2003-2004, The American Soul, Joseph Needleman

2002-2003, Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlosser

2001-2002, The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, by Anne Fadiman

2000-2001, The Moon by Whalelight, by Diane Ackerman