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KU Common Book

Every year, Jayhawks read a single book that speaks to the current moment and sparks a campus-wide conversation.

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Book nominations are open year-round!
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2022-23 Selection

Disability Visibility is the 2022-23 KU Common Book.
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The KU Common Book program has a rich history.

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2023-2024 Selection

Parable of the Sower is next year's KU Common Book!

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