Happy New Year! It’s officially 2017! The new year is a new beginning, a fresh start. It is all about resolutions, change, and challenging yourself. Kick off this year and make it your resolution to become a more avid reader.
You can do this by reading an array of books, books by the same author, or even by completing a reading challenge. Purdue Press is here to help, below are ideas to get you started accompanied with some of our published books.
- Read a biography/autobiography.
- Check out “Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom” by George Leopold
- “Spacewalker: My Journey in Space and Faith as NASA’s Record-Setting Frequent Flyer” by Jerry Ross and John Norberg
- Read a historical book.
- “From Shtetl to Stardom: Jews and Hollywood” by Vincent Brook and Michael Renov
- “Twenty Years with the Jewish Labor Bund: A Memoir of Interwar Poland” by Bernard Goldstein, Translated by Marvin Zuckerman
- Read a book on an unfamiliar subject.
- “Re-Visioning Terrorism: A Humanistic Perspective” by Elena Coda and Ben Lawton
- “Creating Moments of Joy Along the Alzheimer’s Journey: A Guide for Families and Caregivers, Fifth Edition, Revised and Expanded“ by Jolene Brackey
- Read a book about the state of Indiana.
- “A Place Called Turkey Run: A Celebration of Indiana’s Second State Park in Photographs and Words“ by Daniel P. Shepardson
- “Enriching the Hoosier Farm Family: A Photo History of Indiana’s Early County Extension Agents” by Frederick Whitford, Neal Harmeyer, and David Hovde
More Ideas for Books to Read
Reread a book from your childhood.
Read a book from a new genre.
Read a book that became a film.
Read a previously banned book.
Read a book by your favorite author.
Purdue University Press publishes in a variety of areas to help you tackle your 2017 New Year’s Reading Resolution: aerospace, agriculture, animal science, Purdue and Indiana, and more. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter to discover what’s to come in 2017! #PurdueUP #ReadUP