2016 in Review: Could most circulated American Literature titles make good holiday reading material?

Last year we suggested for your winter break some new books Emory’s librarians wanted to read, but this year we thought it would be fun to share what the university has been reading this year. Below is a list of Emory’s most heavily circulated American literature titles in 2016.

Yekl and the Imported Bridegroom and Other Stories of the New York Ghetto by Abraham Cahan

Call Number: PS3505 .A254 Y9 1970
ISBN: 9780486224275
Publication Date: 1970-06-01

The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

Call Number: PS3564.E4687 Z46 2015
ISBN: 9781555977078
Publication Date: 2015-05-05

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Call Number: PS3608 .O832 T58 2007
ISBN: 1594489505
Publication Date: 2007-05-22

The Sellout by Paul Beatty

Call Number: PS3552.E19 S45 2015
ISBN: 9780374260507
Publication Date: 2015-03-03

Borderlands/la Frontera, Third Edition by Gloria Anzaldúa

Call Number: PS3551.N95 B6 2012
ISBN: 1879960745
Publication Date: 2007-06-01

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Call Number: PS3563 .O8749 B4 1987
ISBN: 9780394535975
Publication Date: 1987-08-12

 The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

Call Number: PS3537 .A44 C3
ISBN: 9780316769532
Publication Date: 1951-07-16

Bellocq’s Ophelia by Natasha Trethewey; Trethewey

Call Number: PS3570 .R43 B45 2002
ISBN: 9781555973599
Publication Date: 2002-04-01

In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens by Alice Walker

Call Number: PS3573 .A425 Z467 1983
ISBN: 9780151445257
Publication Date: 1983-10-10

Moby-Dick by Herman Melville; Harrison Hayford; Hershel Parker

Call Number: PS2384 .M6 2002
ISBN: 0393972836
Publication Date: 1999-07-27

One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Harold Bloom (Editor, Introduction by); Ken Kesey

Call Number: PS3561 .E667 O5 1976
ISBN: 0140043128
Publication Date: 1977-08-25

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (Afterword by)

Call Number: PS3563 .O8749 B56 1993
ISBN: 0679433732
Publication Date: 1993-12-28

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Call Number: PS3573 .A425 C6 1982
ISBN: 0151191549
Publication Date: 1992-05-22

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston; Sherley Anne Williams (Foreword by)

Call Number: PS3515 .U79 T5 1978
ISBN: 9780252006869
Publication Date: 1978-03-01

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Call Number: PS3562 .E35 T6 1960B
ISBN: 9780397001514
Publication Date: 1961-01-01

What We Talk about When We Talk about Love by Raymond Carver

Call Number: PS3553 .A7894 W4 1981
ISBN: 0394516842
Publication Date: 1981-03-12

A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

Call Number: PS3570.Y45 S68 2015
ISBN: 9781101874271
Publication Date: 2015-02-10

Blue Laws by Kevin Young

Call Number: PS3575.O798 A6 2016
ISBN: 9780385351508
Publication Date: 2016-02-02

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Call Number: PS3553 .A662 E5 1991
ISBN: 0312932081
Publication Date: 1991-08-15

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Call Number: PS3607 .R6344 F38 2015
ISBN: 9781594634475
Publication Date: 2015-09-15

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