2018 Common Read Selection
Wrecked by Maria Padian has been announced as the selection for the 2018 Campus and Community Common Read.
The novel addresses the topic of sexual assault on a fictional college campus. It is the goal of the 2018 Common Read to engage in conversations designed to elevate awareness and prevention of sexual assault.
The themes of choice, awareness, relatiohships and emotional wellness (CARE) will be used to frame this year's Common Read experience.
The Common Read series started in 2009. It was originally designed to raise the level of academic challenge at SDSU, enhance our awareness of diverse perspectives, increase faculty and student interaction, encourage serve and promote enriching, engaging educational experiences both in and outside class.
Past Common Read books have included:
How Does it Feel to be a Problem?: Being Young & Arab in America
Boy Meets Depression
The Other Wes Moore
The Good Food Revolution
The Heart and the Fist
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Warren St. John
Three Cups of Tea
Mountains Beyond Mountains