Faculty share their summer reads



Thursday, Jul 28, 2011

See what USC Law faculty members are perusing during the break

Rebecca Brown
Beyond the Miracle: Inside the New South Africa, by Allister Sparks; The Help, by Kathryn Stockett

Alex Capron
Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness, by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein; The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony, by Roberto Calasso

Daniel Klerman
A Journey to the End of the Millennium, by Abraham B. Yehoushua; The End of Lawyers?: Rethinking the Nature of Legal Services, by Richard Susskind; The Buffalo Creek Disaster: how the survivors of one of the worst disasters in coal-mining history brought suit against the coal company – and won, by Gerald M. Stern

Jack Lerner
A Game of Thrones series, by George R. R. Martin; Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights, by Daniel Gervais, Ed.; The Master Switch: The Rist and Fall of Information Empires, by Tim Wu

Dean Robert K. Rasmussen
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood, by James Gleick; ESPN: Those Guys Have All the Fun, by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales

Daria Roithmayr
SuperCooperators: Altruism, Evolution, and Why We Need Each Other to Succeed, by Martin Nowak and Roger Highfield; The Nature of Technology: What It Is and How It Evolves, by W. Brian Arthur

Jean Rosenbluth
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin, by Erik Larson; Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand

Chris Stone
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin, by Erik Larson; The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power, by Daniel Yergin; A Mother’s Recompense, by Edith Wharton; Dead Souls, by Nikolai Gogol; Middlemarch, by George Eliot