BiblioFiles #55: On Making Booklists


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What is the secret to making a good booklist – for yourself or for your students? What belongs on the best booklists? In this episode the BiblioFiles crew chats about their own various experiences with making booklists and discusses how different personalities react to them. We talk about the difficulties a teacher encounters when crafting a booklist for their students and throw around some approaches that have worked for us.

Referenced Works

Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

Moby Dick and Billy Budd by Herman Melville

Paradise Lost by John Milton

– Augustine’s Confessions

The Gift of Fire by Richard Mitchell

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

– How to Read a Book by Mortimer Adler

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