Common Read 2017

We are excited to announce that the 2017 Common Read book is The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore!

The Common Read provides new students with a shared, intellectually engaging experience and an introduction to academic life at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. All incoming first-year and transfer students are given a copy of the Common Read book before they begin their first semester at UMass Amherst.

Previous Common Read Selections

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