Posted on 11/30/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What are the kids reading these days?

If they’re freshmen in college, the National Association of Scholars can tell you ... at least what they were assigned to read, that is.

NPR shared some of the findings from this year’s NAS survey, which covered 481 college and universities.

The overarching theme? Newer books are edging out classics in many college common reading programs: Two-thirds of the assigned readings were published after 2011.

Browse a sampling of those selections on NPR’s website.

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Book lists, NPR

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