Mediocre Books Confirmed

Peter Wood

A comment on a recent study noting the unchallenging nature of common reading program books. 

Common Reading for Common Activism

David Randall

Common reading programs should be for exposing college students to excellent literature, not propaganda. 

Hillsdale's Common Reading Program

David Randall

 A common reading program deserving of replication.

Florida College Common Reading

David Randall

Those who want to see the best practices for a college common reading program, David Randall argues, should look at Florida College.

The New York Times and Others Cover NAS's Beach Books Report


Recent articles on college summer reading assignments noting NAS's analysis in Beach Books.

Beach Books: 2016–2017

David Randall

A report on the books assigned in 2016–2017 as "common reading."