RECOMMENDATIONS FOR COLLEGE OR HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER READING FROM YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR COLLEGE OR HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER READING FROM YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

Yale University Press offers a wide range of books that are appropriate for college or high school reading programs. The books featured here represent a selection of titles that provide thought-provoking reading and teachable themes, for first-year students, for high school summer reading programs, or for campus-wide assignment. From learning study skills to creating a culture of dignity, from Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography to studying sacred texts, from diversity issues to free speech, we offer books that will challenge your students and that can spark lively discussion. 

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.

See the course book section of our website for more classroom book suggestions.

 
 
89 books to browse, currently displaying 37 - 54
  • Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others

    David Sloan Wilson

    02/23/2016, Paper
    $18.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300219883
  • A Moral History of the Twentieth Century
    Second Edition

    Jonathan Glover

    09/11/2012, Paper
    $20.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300186406
  • Coming of Age in the 21st Century

    Preface by Elie Wiesel; Foreword by Thomas Friedman

    11/09/2010, PB-with Flaps
    $20.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300169157
  • The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation

    Richard Sennett

    03/26/2013, Paper
    $20.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300188288
  • How to Speak Your Mind When You Know What's Right

    Mary C. Gentile

    02/28/2012, Paper
    $19.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300181562
  • Abundance within Planetary Boundaries

    Johan Rockström and Mattias Klum; With Peter Miller

    09/22/2015, Cloth
    $27.50 |
    ISBN: 9780300218367
  • War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century
    Abridged and Revised Edition

    Geoffrey Parker

    07/25/2017, Paper
    $22.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300219364
  • A Tiny Bird, an Ancient Crab, and an Epic Journey

    Deborah Cramer

    04/05/2016, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300219692
  • Brian Thomas Swimme and Mary Evelyn Tucker

    10/21/2014, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300209433
  • Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World

    William Nordhaus

    02/24/2015, Paper
    $20.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300212648
  • Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble over Earth's Future

    Paul Sabin

    09/30/2014, Paper
    $18.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300198973
  • The Past, Present, and Future of the World's Most Vital Resource

    David Sedlak

    03/31/2015, Paper
    $18.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300212679
  • Reckoning with America's Environmental Crises

    Jeremy B. C. Jackson and Steve Chapple

    04/09/2019, Paper
    $17.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300244397
  • Thirty-Two (Brief) Tales on the Solar System, the Milky Way, and Beyond

    Marcia Bartusiak

    09/18/2018, Hardcover
    $26.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300235746
  • The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos

    Priyamvada Natarajan

    05/23/2017, Paper
    $16.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300227031
  • A Thousand Years of Faith and Power

    Jonathan Bloom and Sheila Blair

    01/11/2002, Paper
    $16.95 |
    ISBN: 9780300094220
  • Text and Commentary

    Gabriel Said Reynolds; Translated by Ali Quli Qarai

    06/05/2018, Hardcover
    $40.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300181326
  • Paul Tillich; With a New Introduction by Harvey Cox

    07/08/2014, Paper
    $15.00 |
    ISBN: 9780300188790

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