Common Read

Common Read 2015Schedule of Events

During the week of September 20th, University of Massachusetts Amherst hosted author Anand Giridharadas and central figure of The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas Raisuddin Bhuiyan. A weeklong series of events was created to foster rich conversations among students, faculty and staff. Learn more
 

The True American Students Choose The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas

Students are an important part of the process to select the Common Read for UMass Amherst. Hear from UMass Amherst students about their thoughts on this year's selection. Learn more
 

Anand GiridharadasFrom the Author

View a special message to UMass Amherst students from Anand Giridharadas, author of The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas. Learn more about the author.

 

Previous Common Read Selections

The Common Read program at UMass Amherst began in 2011.  Take a look at previous selections! Learn more