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UCSB Reads 2023: Long List of Books Considered for UCSB Reads 2023

Long List of Books Considered by the UCSB Reads 2023 Advisory Committee

1. Americanah by Chimimanda Ngozie Adichi

2. Autism in Heels by Jennifer Cook O’Toole

3. Call Us What We Carry  by Amanda Gorman

4. Dear Girls by Ali Wong

5. Facing the Mountain by Daniel James Brown

6. Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America by Marcia Chatelain

7. Happy City by Charles Montgomery

8. Homie: Poems by Danez Smith

9. Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez

10. Rift Zone by Tess Taylor

11. Survival of the Friendliest by Brian Hare & Vanessa Woods

12. The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell by W. Kamau Bell

13. The Disordered Cosmos by Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

14. The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah 

15. The Rock Eaters: Stories by Brenda Peynado  

16. The Twilight Zone by Nona Fernandez

17. There, There  by Tommy Orange

18. Time is a Mother by Ocean Vuong

19. When Women Invented Television by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

20. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari

 


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