Beginning in 2006, the College of Letters & Science gives you something to talk about: a book by an author who has changed the way we view the world.

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Fall 2016: Just Mercy - Bryan Stevenson
Fall 2015: Behind the Beautiful Forevers - Katherine Boo
Fall 2014: 50th Anniversary of the Free Speech Movement - Robert Cohen
Fall 2013: Dawn of the Computer Age - Alan Turing
Fall 2012: Fiat Lux - Ansel Adams
Fall 2011: Voices of Berkeley
Fall 2010: Bring Your Genes to Cal
Fall 2009: Michael Pollan, The Omnivore's Dilemma
Fall 2008: Ang Lee and James Schamus, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and The Ice Storm
Fall 2007: Garry Wills, Lincoln at Gettysburg
Spring 2007: Stephen Hawking, A Briefer History of Time