Summer reading recommendations from Yale professors

A Listmania! list by Brian C. Hagerty (Minneapolis, MN USA)
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The list author says: "The July/August 2010 edition of the Yale Alumni Magazine included these recommendations from Yale professors for summer reading. The list below includes the name of each professor who recommended the book, followed by the professor's discipline in parentheses."
Wolf Hall
1.  Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
The list author says:
  "Jonathan Spence (history)"
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Little, Big
2.  Little, Big by John Crowley
The list author says:
  "Harold Bloom (humanities)"
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March
3.  March by Geraldine Brooks
The list author says:
  "Ian Ayres (law)"
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Ragtime: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels)
4.  Ragtime: A Novel (Modern Library 100 Best Novels) by E. L. Doctorow
The list author says:
  "Stephen Carter (law)"
$9.57   Used & New from: $3.31
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (208 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

My Memories of Six Reigns
5.  My Memories of Six Reigns 
The list author says:
  "Angus Trumble (curator)"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Pregnant Widow
6.  The Pregnant Widow by Martin Amis
The list author says:
  "David Gelernter (computer science)"
$21.11   Used & New from: $0.01
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36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction
7.  36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction by Rebecca Goldstein
The list author says:
  "Paul Bloom (psychology)"
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The Storks' Nest: Life and Love in the Russian Countryside
8.  The Storks' Nest: Life and Love in the Russian Countryside by Laura Lynne Williams
The list author says:
  "Fred Strebeigh (English; forestry)"
$15.26   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

The Pillars of the Earth
9.  The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
The list author says:
  "Carlos Eire (history; religious studies)"
$5.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,377 customer reviews) | 11 customer discussions

The Four Feathers (Classic Reprint)
10.  The Four Feathers (Classic Reprint) by A. E. W. Mason
The list author says:
  "Charles Hill (international studies)"
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The Hand I Fan With
11.  The Hand I Fan With by Tina McElroy Ansa
The list author says:
  "Emilie Townes (African-American religion and theology)"
$13.72   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
12.  Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
The list author says:
  "Shelly Kagan (philosophy)"
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1688: The First Modern Revolution (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-C)
13.  1688: The First Modern Revolution (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-C) by Steven C. A. Pincus
The list author says:
  "Oona Hathaway (international law)"
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The Diamond Age: Or, a Young Lady's Illustrated Primer (Bantam Spectra Book)
14.  The Diamond Age: Or, a Young Lady's Illustrated Primer (Bantam Spectra Book) by Neal Stephenson
The list author says:
  "Dave Bercovici (geology and geophysics)"
$11.81   Used & New from: $1.09
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (511 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings
15.  The Shahnameh: The Persian Book of Kings by Firdawsi
The list author says:
  "Abbas Amanat (history; international and area studies)"
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This Book IS BAD 42 Sep 14, 2013
Literature with capital L 6 Jul 10, 2013
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"Sarum" obviously came first 4 Jul 3, 2012
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