Student Common Read

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All ASU students are welcome and encouraged to grab a friend and participate in our first Summer Common Read!

Read Democracy: An American Novel over break and join students and faculty on September 6th for free food and engaging discussion with a variety of perspectives. Register  here for your free copy of the book. We will notify you by email when it is available for pickup at the ASU Tempe campus, in Social Sciences #107. 

Democracy: An American Novel is a short work of fiction written in 1880 by Henry Adams about the use and abuse of political power. It was an instant bestseller and has become one of the most iconic American political novels ever published. Read Democracy alongside Federalist Papers #62 & 63 and come ready to dissect democratic dysfunction.


School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership Common Read