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Climate Justice: Knight Reading (Reading in Common), 2020-2021

Knight Reading (Reading in Common), 2020-2021

image is of the cover of the book Climate Justice

 

 

Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future is described by Bloomsbury Publishing as "an urgent call to arms by one of the most important voices in the international fight against climate change, sharing inspiring stories and offering vital lessons for the path forward." 

 

Author, Mary Robinson, is a former President of Ireland and a member of the UNI Special Envoy on Climate Change.

History

A common 1Y reading program began at Wartburg College in 2003, although it wasn't officially called  “Readings in Common” until 2005. It was renamed "Knight Reading" in 2015.

Recent books are listed below.

  • 2019-20 Glimmer of Hope, Founders of March for our Lives
  • 2018-19 Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro
  • 2017-18 Martin Luther: A Very Short Introduction, Scott H. Hendrix
  • 2016-17  I am Malala, Malala Yousafzai
  • 2015-16  The Other Wes Moore, Wes Moore
  • 2014-15   Brave New World, Aldous Huxley
  • 2013-14   The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
  • 2012-13   An Ordinary Man, Paul Rusesabagina
  • 2011-12   The Complete Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi
  • 2010-11   Animal Dreams, Barbara Kingsolver
  • 2009-10   Ishmael, Daniel Quinn
  • 2008-09   The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, Anne Fadiman
  • 2007-08   Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson
  • 2006-07   The Chosen, Chaim Potok    
  • 2005-06   Frankenstein, Mary Shelley
  • 2004-05   A Hope in the Unseen, Ron Suskind  
  • 2003-04   Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling

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