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KCC Reads: Book Nominations, 2016 – 17

And the votes are in!

The Short List for 2016-17, from which next year's book will be chosen (in March '16), is as follows:

Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates | nominated by Michael Smith and Cris Izaguirre 
Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson | nominated by Debra Schultz
Is the Internet Changing the Way You Think?, edited by John Brockman | nominated by Jay Bernstein
Brooklyn, by Colm Toibin | nominated by Sheila Ridge


The Long List for 2016 - 17:

Is the Internet Changing the Way You Think?

Edited by John Brockman


In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

By Michael Pollan


The Moor’s Account
By Laila Lalami

Between the World and Me
By Ta-Nehisi Coates

(nominated twice)

Making Face, Making Soul/Haciendo Caras

By Gloria Anzaldúa


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

By Yuval Noah Harari


Dreaming in Cuban

By Cristina García


The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

By Junot Díaz



By Colm Tóibín

The Emperor of All Maladies
By Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Social Animal
By David Brooks


The Moral Tribes
By Joshua Greene


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

By Bryan Stevenson

The Underground Girls of Kabul

By Jenny Nordberg

Naked City
By Sharon Zukin



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