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FRESHMAN READING
Yale University Press's Freshman Reading presents outstanding and original interdisciplinary works that offer critical, stimulating reading for incoming freshmen or for other summer reading programs. The books listed here will encourage thoughtful discussion and reflection among students as they begin their academic lives.

Exam copies are available to qualified professors for any of these titles. Click here for more information about our exam copy policy. Sample chapters can also be previewed by clicking on any jacket or title below, and following the preview link on the book page. Many authors featured in the list below are available to visit college campuses. Please email us at marketing@yale.edu with your request.

For a link to our course book website, click here.


OTHER SECTIONS IN OUR FRESHMAN READING CATALOG:


Race in America
Ethics and Values
Current Events
The Earth and the Cosmos
Religious Understanding
Notable American Lives
The Holocaust
World Literature
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