Nominate a Book

Have you read or heard of a book that you would like to nominated for a future Common Read? Ensure that it meets at least three (3) of the five (5) criteria listed, and fill out the form below!

Common Read Criteria

Criteria for the Common Read book at Johns Hopkins include providing an opportunity to:

  • bring students together to participate in intellectual exchange and critical thinking
  • build community amongst new students and current JHU affiliates
  • encourage students to consider the world around them
  • reflect and engage in meaningful dialogue
  • invite new students to consider a text from a variety of perspectives

Common Read Nomination Form

Common Read Nomination Form