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October 7, 2004 • Volume 13 Number 3

The 2004 Dean's List

For more than two decades, Vice President and Special Assistant to the President William B. Neenan, SJ, has produced his annual Dean's List of Recommended Reading, a tradition he began as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Below are his choices for the 2004-05 academic year; new entries are in boldface. James Agee, A Death in the Family

Kingsley Amis, Lucky Jim

George Bernanos, Diary of a Country Priest

Robert Bolt, A Man For All Seasons

Albert Camus, The Fall

Paul Elie, The Life You Save May Be Your Own

Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Graham Greene, The End of the Affair

Seamus Heaney, Beowulf

Etty Hillesum, An Interrupted Life

Ross King, Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling

David McCullough,Truman

Alice McDermott, Child of My Heart

Charles Morris, American Catholic: The Saints and Sinners Who Built America's Most Powerful Church

Henri Nouwen, The Return of the Prodigal Son

John O'Malley, SJ, The First Jesuits

Jaroslav Pelikan, Jesus Through the Centuries

Michael Shaara, The Killer Angels

Dava Sobel, Galileo's Daughter

Wallace Stegner, Collected Short Stories

Peter Steinfels, A People Adrift

Sigrid Undset, Kristin Lavransdatter

Robert Penn Warren, All the King's Men

Garry Wills, Saint Augustine

Simon Winchester, River at the Center of the World

Jay Winik, April 1865: The Month That Saved America

Alan Wolfe, The Transformation of American Religion

All books featured in the Dean's List are available through the Boston College Libraries.

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