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SBCC Reads : SBCC Reads History

This guide describes the SBCC Reads program, present and past.

Previous SBCC Reads Titles

Sometimes in conjunction with UCSB, Westmont College, Antioch University and/or the Santa Barbara Public Library:

2019 (Fall): Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond, by Marc Lamont Hill

2018 (Fall): When They Call You a Terrorist: a Black Lives Matter Memoir, by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele

2018 (Spring): The Little School, by Alicia Portnoy

2017: Into the Beautiful North, by Luis Alberto Urrea

2016: Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson

2015: Orange is the New Black, by Piper Kerman

2014: The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America, by Timothy Egan

2013: Moonwalking With Einstein, by Joshua Foer

2013: The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien (part of the NEA Big Read)

2012: Moby-Duck, by Donovan Hahn

2011: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot

2010: Enrique's Journey, by Sonia Nazario

2009: Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury (part of the NEA Big Read)

2009: Ethics for the New Millennium, by the Dalai Lama

2008: The Travels of a T-shirt in the Global Economy, by Pietra Rivoli

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