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Nominations 2014

Don Killgallon

Nominated by:
Don Killgallon, Lecturer
English

Also by,
Claudia Galindo, Asst. Professor
Language, Literacy, and Culture

Rose Wallace, Student

Selected Book:

  • Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario
Selection Finalists:
  • Little Bee by Chris Cleave
  • Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
  • Life After Death by Damien Echols
  • The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
Additional Nominations:
  • Virtually You: The Dangerous Powers of the E-Personality by Elias Aboujaoude
  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  • Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  • Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Adichie
  • Americanah by Chimamanda Adichie
  • Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
  • The Knights Who Says Ni by Graham Chapman
  • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • King Peggy by Peggielene Bartels
  • Beowulf by Seamus Heaney
  • Debt Free U by Zac Bissonnette
  • The Man Who Shocked the World by Thomas Blass
  • Undertones of War by Edmund Blunden
  • Fictions- Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges
  • Revenge of the Lawn by Richard Brautigan
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  • A Short Story of Nearly Everything Candide by Bill Bryson
  • La tentation de l’innocence by Pascal Bruckner
  • Post Office by Charles Bukowski
  • Quiet by Susan Cain
  • Enders’ Games by Orson Scott Card
  • The Awakening by Kate Chopin
  • The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho
  • Thesaurus by Roget
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • An Appetite for Wonder by Richard Dawkins
  • Bleak House by Charles Dickens
  • Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
  • The People of Sparks by Jeanne DuPrau
  • Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
  • Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers
  • Lights from Many Lamps by Lillian Eichler
  • Waiting to Die in Miami by Carlos Eire
  • Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
  • Malinche: A Novel by Laura Esquivel
  • As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster
  • Pursuit of Happiness by Chris Gardner
  • Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  • ManUp – Cracking the Code of Modern Manhood by Carlos Andres Gomez
  • Wizards First Rule by Terry Goodkind
  • Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves
  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mosin Hamid
  • The State of Redundancy by N.J. Alanis
  • Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett
  • Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden
  • Moby-Duck by Donovan Hohn
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Housseini
  • The Silvered by Tanya Huff
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiz
  • Why We Love Dogs Eat Pigs And Wear Cows by Melanie Joy
  • The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
  • Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
  • Poison Wood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  • Into Thin Air by John Krakauer
  • Into the Wild by John Krakauer
  • You Are Not a Gadget by Jaron Lanier
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • White Fang by Jack London
  • The Sea Wolf by Jack London
  • The Giver by Lois Lowry
  • I Am Malala by Malala
  • The Tragic Life and Death of Dr. Faustus by Christopher Marlowe
  • The Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  • Kaffir Boy by Mark Mathabane
  • Song Yet Sung by James McBride
  • The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  • Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
  • Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
  • The Last Word by Thomas Nagel
  • Dream from my Father by Barack Obama
  • The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
  • Count Down by Steve Olson
  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • Animal Farm by George Orwell
  • Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
  • Strange as this Weather Has Been by Ann Pancake
  • The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
  • The Pact by Jodi Picoult
  • Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult
  • Searching for Zion by Emily Raboteau
  • Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
  • Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
  • All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
  • The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature by Matt Ridley
  • The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way by Amanda Ripley
  • Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
  • Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  • Push by Sapphire
  • Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
  • Jesus Land by Julia Scheeres
  • Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
  • One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
  • King Lear by Shakespeare
  • Macbeth by Shakespeare
  • The Language of Composition by Renee H. Shea
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Start with Why by Simon Sinek
  • One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomajor
  • Living Downstream or Raising Elijah by Sandra Steingraber
  • Sweet Geezus, is this necessary? by Alan Smithee
  • Boaz Brown by Michelle Stimpson
  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  • Just Don’t Fall by Josh Sundquist
  • The Voice of the Dolphins, and Other Stories by Leo Szilard
  • Picking Cotton by Jennifer Thompson
  • We Will Heal, You and I, Together by Dr. Kevin Thurston
  • The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Samurai’s Garden by Gail Tsukiyama
  • Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint by Brady Udall
  • The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Vasquez
  • The Decorative Ham: A Primer by Chris Vitiello
  • Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Car: A Drama of the American Workplace by Mary Walton
  • The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  • The Cross and the Switchblade by David Wilkerson
  • Black Boy by Richard Wright
  • Sunny Side Down by Lev Yilmaz
  • The Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen
  • We by Yevgeny Zamyatin