Open Books - Open Minds

2014-2015 Common Book Selection

The Open Books-Open Minds Committee is pleased to announce the 2014-15 common book:


Musicophilia : Tales of Music and the Brain

by Oliver Sacks (Knopf 2007)

Drawing on the individual experiences of patients, musicians, composers, and everyday people, the author explores the complex human response to music, detailing the full range of human reactions to music, what goes on and can go wrong when we listen to music, and how music can affect those suffering from a variety of ailments.





Summer Reading Group

Discussion of Musicophilia, in the Fortes Room, Adams Library, from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
on Wednesdays June 18, June 25, and July 2.



Reference Department student assistant, Hector Nunez
in the OBOM Book Nook

2015-2016 Short List

Stop by the library to browse in the OBOM Book Nook. We have all ten short-listed books for
your reading pleasure! The OBOM committee welcomes your feedback on these selections as
we narrow the list for campus-wide voting, which opens at the end of the fall semester.

Adobe PDFOpen Books Open Minds Shortlist for 2015/2016

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Page last updated: June 11, 2014