Beach Books

Launch Event: Beach Books 2017-18

Sep 17, 2018 by NAS |

RSVP today for the launch of Beach Books 2017-2018 at First Things on Tuesday, October 2nd.

Hillsdale’s Common Reading Program

Aug 28, 2018 by David Randall |

 A common reading program deserving of replication.

Invitation: David Randall to Speak on “Beach Books” Report in DC

Jul 19, 2017 by NAS |

NAS's David Randall will examine the common reading genre (parochial, contemporary, juvenile, and progressive) and recommend specific reforms to push colleges to select better common readings.

Florida College Common Reading

Jul 13, 2017 by David Randall |

Those who want to see the best practices for a college common reading program, David Randall argues, should look at Florida College.

The New York Times and Others Cover NAS’s Beach Books Report

Jul 05, 2017 by NAS |

Recent articles on college summer reading assignments noting NAS's analysis in Beach Books.

Beach Books: 2016–2017

May 24, 2017 David Randall |

A report on the books assigned in 2016–2017 as "common reading."

College Common Readings Designed to Make Activists, Study Finds

May 24, 2017 NAS |

PRESS RELEASE: NAS releases Beach Books 2016-2017: What Do Colleges Want Students to Read Outside Class? The annual study surveys the strength of college common reading across the United States.