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There There: The Common Read

MCC's Common Read: Fall 2019/Spring 2020

PEN/Hemingway Award for Best First Novel Winner 2019

National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize Winner 2018

Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Winner 2019

Pulitzer Prize (Fiction) Finalist 2019

Get this Book

The MCC Library has several copies available for borrowing.  Please stop by and get your copy today.

If all of MCC's copies are checked out, you may request one online from another CSCU library through your MCC library account. Please ask a librarian if you need assistance.  This book is also available for purchase in the MCC Bookstore.

About the Common Read

The Common Read is a very popular program that is implemented all over the country within schools and communities to help enhance and support more thoughtful decision making as we make choices for our future. This program invites all readers to read and engage in one single text that explores controversial topics such as racism, ethics, and poverty. All faculty and staff, as well as our student body, are invited to join in the Common Read Program.  Instructors are also invited to take advantage of this program and to incorporate this text within course offerings for the fall and spring semesters.

Coordinator of the Common Read


Andrew Sottile

Assistant Professor of English
Coordinator of the Common Read
Liberal Arts Division 
Manchester Community College
Great Path, MS #19
Manchester, CT 06045
(860) 512-2668


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