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Honors/Pioneer Book Group

The Pioneer/Honors Book Group is run by students. Books of all genres are chosen and purchased for students and other members of the DU community, who enjoy lively discussion and good food several times each quarter. The current Presidents are Ryan Carson and Carlie Derouin, with help from our leader emeritus, Gabe Goodman.,

Books are free to students who attend the meetings and are available in Mary Reed 2.  

The first book this year is The Tiger's Wife, by Tea Obreht.  Read the NY Times Review

SOME oF THE Book Selections from Recent Years

  • By the Lake in the Woods, by Tim O''Brien
  • Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov
  • Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, by Mark Haddon
  • Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert
  • The House of the Spirits, by Isabelle Allende
  • Annie John, by Jamaica Kincaid
  • The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Diaz
  • Purple Hibiscus, by  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Out Stealing Horses, by Per Petterson
  • V for Vendetta, by Alan Moore
  • Moloka'i, by Alan Brennert
  • American Psycho, by Bret Easton Ellis
  • House Made of Leaves, by Mark Danielewski