WSU Reads

WSU Reads is the university's common read program designed to spark conversation between students across majors on campus. This program strives to take educational concepts learned in the classroom and provide meaningful connections with out-of-the-classroom programs and activities.

2019-20 Book

» Learn more about this year's Common Read. - New!

Events & Programs

  • First-Year Seminar
  • English 101
  • Designing Your Life Workshops
  • Academic Convocation
  • Pre/Post Convocation Events
  • Honors 101
  • Leadership Trainings
  • ...More Coming Soon! 

2020-21 Book

» Some Were Paupers, Some Were Kings: Dispatches from Kansas - New!

Past Books

» View a list of past Common Read Books.

Nominate a Book for WSU Reads

Have a book that you would like to suggest for consideration or want to learn more about the nomination and selection process?

» Nominate a book for the WSU Reads program.

Library Resource

» Library Guide

More Information

If you are a faculty / staff member and would like more information about using the book in your course, please contact Shareika Fisher at or 316-978-3708.