The Selection Process
In the fall, nominations for First Pages are solicited. The Reading Committee is comprised of faculty, staff, and current students. The Committee meets several times over the spring semester to discuss the nominated books and makes their final recommendation.
If you enjoy reading and are interested in nominating a selection for next year, please contact Lauren Pouchak, Senior Associate Director of the Honors Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following books have been included in Northeastern’s reading initiatives.
Tracy Kidder, Strength in What Remains
Alex Gilverry, From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatent
Sheri Fink, Five Days at Memorial
Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Ann Patchett, State of Wonder
Atul Gawande, Better
Dave Eggers, Zeitoun
David Sheff, Beautiful Boy
Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin, Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time
Michael Patrick MacDonald, Easter Rising: An Irish American Coming Up from Under
Tracy Kidder, Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World