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Common Read

Common Read: Spring 2024

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What are we reading?

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer.

When are we talking about it?

Wed., Jan 17 @ 1pm - Ybor Library

Thurs., Jan 18 @ 1pm - Brandon Library

Mon., Jan 22 @ 1pm - SouthShore

Wed., Jan @ 1pm - Dale Mabry


Prof. Paul Rabaut (Biology)
Prof. Jeremy Bullian (Librarian)

If you'd like to purchase a copy try a local bookstore. Or, try:

Google books info
Barnes & Noble

Common Read: Spring 2023

Common Read: 2022 / 2023

Common Read: Spring 2021

The College-wide Internationalization Committee (CIC) is pleased to announce that Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah, is our annual World Read! For more information and how to check out a copy from HCC Libraries see the guide below:

Common Read: Fall 2020

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What are we reading?

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education by Christopher Emdin.

When are we talking about it?

Thurs., Oct. 22, 3pm


Dr. Andrea Vicente, Assistant Professor of History

Website info:
Jeremy Bullian
Librarian Professor

If you'd like to purchase a copy:

Google books info
Barnes & Noble

Or, try a local bookstore:
Tampa Bay Time list of local bookstores

Common Read: Spring 2019

In the Geography of Bliss, Eric Weiner visits the following countries: The Netherlands, Switzerland, Bhutan, Qatar, Iceland, Moldova, Thailand, Great Britain, India, America. See the guide below for more details: