If you would like to order books for your OLLI classes from the Washington University Campus Store with the usual 20% discount, please email Mary McGinley at marym@wustl.edu. Your books will be mailed to your home at no additional cost.

You can also order your books online from Amazon.com or find used copies at Abebooks.com or thriftbooks.com.


Book List for Fall 2022 Classes

A Cultural History of France

  • Recommended: The Devil in the Flesh, Raymond Radiguet

African American Literature: Toni Morrison’s Beloved Trilogy

  • Required: Beloved, Toni Morrison,  Vintage International Trade Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4000-3341-6
  • Required: Jazz, Toni Morrison,  A Plume Book ISBN: 0-452-26965-2
  • Required: Paradise, Toni Morrison,  A Plume Book Fiction ISBN:0-452-28039-7

Detective Fiction

  • Required: Down the River Into the Sea, Walter Mosely
  • Required: Murder at the Vicarage, Agatha Christie
  • Required: Strong Poison, Dorothy Sayers
  • Required: The Chill, Ross Macdonald
  • Required:The Dark Hours, Michael Connelly
  • Required: The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett
  • Required: The Moonflower Murders, Anthony Horowitz
  • Required: Thursday Murder Club, Richard Osman

Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation

  • Required: Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation, Paul Hawken ISBN  978-0143136972

Turning Life into Fiction

  • Recommended: Fiction Writer’s Workshop by Josip Novakovich

Walt Whitman: An American Voice

  • Required: Leaves of Grass: the Deathbed Edition. Any edition of Leaves of Grass: the Deathbed Edition is acceptable. The facilitator will be using The Complete Poems of Walt Whitman, Penguin Edition.