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One Book One Northwestern

One Book One Northwestern is a community‐wide reading program hosted by the Office of the President. It aims to engage the campus in a common conversation centered on a carefully chosen, thought-provoking book
The Block Museum is proud to partner annually with the One Book program for  programming and art that explores the themes of this shared text.


These resource packages are offered as PDF downloads. Schedule a class visit to discuss any of these works in person in our study center by contacting


The One Book One Northwestern readings help unify the campus around a theme, and the artworks from The Block’s collection help expand the focus by bringing in multiple perspectives and histories. The book inspires close readings of artworks related to themes of the text, and the artworks can broaden discussions that take place in the classroom and across campus.  – Corinne Granof, Academic Curator