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Reading Guide and Other Resources

The College of Charleston selected Rising Out of Hatred by Eli Saslow.

The Interactive Reading Guide will be posted in June.  

Author website: https://www.elisaslow.com/

Derek Black’s New York Times Opinion piece renouncing white nationalism: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/26/opinion/sunday/why-i-left-white-nationalism.html

New York Times podcast: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/22/podcasts/the-daily/former-white-nationalist-derek-black.html

Previous Reading Guides and Resources

2018-2019

The College of Charleston selected The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.  

The interactive reading guide for The Hate U Give.    

Author website:  http://angiethomas.com/

2017-2018

The College of Charleston selected The Big Thirst by Charles Fishman.

The interactive reading guide for The Big Thirst.

Convocation Projects for The Big Thirst

2016-2017

The College of Charleston selected The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas by Anand Giridharadas. 

The interactive reading guide for The True American.

TED Talk: A tale of two Americas. And the mini-mart where they collided (19:23)

2015-2016
The College of Charleston selected Freedom Summer: The Savage Season of 1964 That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy by Bruce Watson.  

The interactive reading guide for Freedom Summer.

2014-2015
The College of Charleston selected The Good Soldier by David Finkel.  You can view interactive reading guide for The Good Soldiers.

View the library research guide for this year's College Reads! selection, The Good Soldiers! 
This guide compiles a variety of information and sources that will help you with your research needs pertaining to this novel by David Finkel. 

2013-2014

The College of Charleston selected the graphic novel Fun Home.  You can view the interactive reading guide for Fun Home.  

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