This Year’s First Readings Book Has Been Announced

This year’s First Readings book is Beautiful Souls by Eyal Press. Here are a few things of note about Beautiful Souls and the First Readings program.

  • The library has created a website as a part of the First Readings Program.
  • Beautiful Souls explores situations where ordinary people have gone out their way to resist authority in order to do the right thing.
  • Eyal Press, author of Beautiful Souls, is a Brown Alum.
  • Eyal Press will visit the campus in the fall to speak to the first-year students.
  • This is the First Readings program’s seventh year.
  • The First Readings program provides first-year and transfer students with a common reading experience that introduces them to the pleasures and rigors of academic life at Brown University.
  • First Readings is sponsored by the Dean of the College and Brown Alumni Association.
  • Make sure to check out the @firstreadings twitter feed for updates.

For more information about the author, the book, or the First Readings program visit the website.