Students invited to recommend a good book

Do you have a favourite book you’d like to recommend?  Did you read a fabulous page-turner over the holidays that you couldn’t put down?

Students are invited to submit ideas and suggestions for the 2013 Common Reading Program for the incoming class of 2017.

Criteria for each submission:

  • The author of the book has a strong connection to McMaster, Hamilton and/or the surrounding area
  • The text will inspire discussion and reflection of the themes of personal/professional leadership development, community engagement and/or contemporary issues (such as diversity, inclusivity, civility and mental health)
  • The author is affordable and available to come to campus for an author visit and reading
  • The text was not part of the secondary school curriculum
  • The text is a reasonable length
  • The text crosses disciplines and will be engaging and inspirational for the greatest number of students