Our 2021-2022 Common Reading book is This Book Will Make You Kinder by Henry James Garrett. It presents the case for developing a strong, courageous, moral kindness to make the world a more empathetic place.
We provide all incoming first-year students with a powerful Common Reading book related to the year's theme. Students discuss the book in University Seminar and other courses.
2021-2022 COMMON READING
This Book Will Make You Kinder
An Empathy Handbook
by Henry James Garrett
About the Book
About the Author
Henry James Garrett is a writer, illustrator, and creator of the wildly popular Instagram account formerly known as Drawings of Dogs. Before that, he pursued a Ph.D. in philosophy on the subject of empathy and metaethics.