アメリカの名門学校のサマーリーディングリスト

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Business Insiderではアメリカの名門ボーディングスクールとディスクールのサマーリーディングリストを調査して”The summer reading lists at America’s most prestigious private schools”というタイトルで発表しました。

 

The Hotchkiss School — Lakeville, Connecticut

The Hotchkiss School — Lakeville, Connecticut

Students must read three books of their choosing plus the required items below:

Read (novel) — “The Things They Carried,” by Tim O’Brien

Watch — “The Hunger Games” (2012)

Read (poem) — “A Work of Artifice,” by Marge Piercy

 

The College Preparatory School — Oakland, California

The College Preparatory School — Oakland, California

Students can choose to read one or more of the books on the list below and then participate in informal discussion groups in the fall:

“Alice in Wonderland,” by Lewis Carroll

“All the Light We Cannot See,” by Anthony Doerr

“The Boys in the Boat,” by Daniel James Brown

“Catch-22,” by Joseph Heller

“Closely Watched Trains,” by Bohumil Hrabal

“Color of Magic,” by Terry Pratchett

“Crime and Punishment,” by Fyodor Dostoevsky

“Deep,” by James Nestor

“The Martian,” by Andy Weir

“The Old Man and the Sea,” Ernest Hemingway

“The Wind in the Willows,” Kenneth Grahame

 

Trinity School — New York, New York

Trinity School — New York, New York

Students must read four books of their choosing plus one of the required items below:

“Kokoro,” by Natsume Soseki

“Edgar Huntly,” by Charles Brockden Brown

“Four Tragedies and Octavia,” by Seneca

“Catch-22,” by Joseph Heller

“Making Your Own Days,” by Kenneth Koch

“The Lord of the Flies,” by William Golding

“The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” by Malcolm X (with Alex Haley)

 

Deerfield Academy — Deerfield, Massachusetts

Deerfield Academy — Deerfield, Massachusetts

Students must read four books that they choose from a list of over 50. Titles on the list include:

“Half of a Yellow Sun,” by Chimamanda Adichie

“The Circle,” by Dave Eggers

“A Clockwork Orange,” by Anthony Burgess

“The Universe and The Teacup: The Mathematics of Truth and Beauty,” by K.C. Cole

“Invisible Man,” by Ralph Ellison

“Madame Bovary,” by Gustave Flaubert

“To The Lighthouse,” by Virginia Woolf

 

Horace Mann School — New York, New York

Horace Mann School — New York, New York

The school’s librarians have put together a recommended summer-reading list that includes:

“I am J,” by Cris Beam

“Necessary Lies,” by Diane Chamberlain

“The Crazy Horse Electric Game,” by Chris Crutcher

“The Radleys,” by Matt Haig

 

 

Lakeside School — Seattle, Washington

Lakeside School — Seattle, Washington

Faculty and staff members put together a list of suggested booksfor summer reading that includes:

“Never Let Me Go,” by Kazuo Ishiguro

“The Silmarillion,” by J.R.R. Tolkien

“The Golem and the Jinni,” by Helene Wecker

“The Warmth of Other Suns,” by Isabel Wilkerson

“The Boy Kings of Texas,” by Domingo Martinez

Choate Rosemary Hall — Wallingford, Connecticut

Choate Rosemary Hall — Wallingford, Connecticut

Students must read “Station Eleven,” by Emily St. John Mandelplus two books they choose from a list of over 100. Works include:

“Andy Warhol Diaries,” by Andy Warhol

“Why Sinatra Matters,” by Pete Hamill

“Americanah,” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“Welcome to the Monkey House,” by Kurt Vonnegut

“Pride and Prejudice,” by Jane Austen

“Love in the Time of Cholera,” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

 

The Lawrenceville School — Lawrenceville, New Jersey

The Lawrenceville School — Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Students must read “Fahrenheit 451,” by Ray Bradbury plus one book they choose from a list of over 50. Works include:

“A Very Long Engagement,” by Sebastien Japrisot

“Cities of the Plain,” by Cormac McCarthy

“Dune” by Frank Herbert

“Franny and Zooey,” by J.D. Salinger

“The Beautiful Struggle,” by Ta-Nehisi Coates

“Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies,” by Jared Diamond

“Lolita,” by Vladimir Nabokov

 

 

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