Reading Recommendations

Looking for your next great read?

Smith Reads Book Club

Check out Smith's online bookclub designed exclusively for the Smith community. New titles are presented every couple of months with associated discussion forums and other resources. 

Looking for something in your favorite genre? Try Good Reads, Shelfari or LibraryThing. Or follow book maven Bethanne Patrick '85's discussion of new books and authors #FridayReads.



book cover The Winter Vault by Anne Michaels

Faculty Reading Recommendations
 - We asked our faculty three questions:

  • What are three books in your field that you feel are most helpful/interesting for lay readers who want to learn more?
  • What books have influenced your life?
  • What are you reading now?
book cover Abide with Me by Elizabeth Strout
Alumnae Reading Recommendations
 - Smith College alumnae and FSCL members shared their favorite books.