常春藤&牛津剑桥给不同专业学生推荐了什么书单?暑假必读!

美国学生高强度阅读,大家早有耳闻,同样普通家庭,美国学生的阅读量却是中国学生的6倍。要知道,一名美国高中学生既有 Required reading(必读书目,每门课2-8本,取决于不同的课程),还有 Leisure reading(业余阅读,取决于学生自己的兴趣和对自身的要求)要求。



在大学申请时,学校也经常问申请者最喜欢/值得分享的几本书籍是什么,或者最近阅读的书名,你所阅读的书单能反映出个人激情、主动性,也能展现出自己的学术兴趣常春藤、牛津剑桥给不同专业学生推荐了哪些不同书单这个暑假读起来吧!


申请 STEM 方向


  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - R Skloot

  • Other Minds - P Godfrey-Smith

  • Mutants: On the Form, Varieties and Errors of the Human Body - AM Leroi

  • The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets - S Singh

  • Fermat's Last Theorem - S Singh

  • The Man Who Knew Infinity - R Kanigel

  • Hidden Unity in Nature's Law - JC Taylor

  • The Cosmic Onion - F Close

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skloot

  • Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman - Richard Feynman

  • Computational Fairy Tales - Jeremy Kubica

  • Out of Their Minds - D Shasha and Cathy Lazere


申请 经济学 & 商科 方向


  • 23 Things They Don't Teach You about Capitalism - Ha-Joon Chang

  • Predictably Irrational - D Ariely

  • Nudge - C Susstein and R Thaler

  • The White Man's Burden - W Easterly

  • The Bottom Billion - P Collier

  • The End of Alchemy - M King

  • Thinking Fast and Slow - Daniel Kahneman

  • Nudge - Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler

  • Freakonomics - Dubner and Levitt

  • Blink - Malcolm Gladwell

  • Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World - Anand Giridharadas

  • End This Depression Now!

  • This Changes Everything Capitalism vs the Climate

  • Monetary Policy and International Capital Flows

  • The Finance Curse - Nicholas Shaxson

  • Nine Crises: Fifty Years of Covering the British Economy from Devaluation to Brexit

  • Thinking Strategically: The Competitive Edge in Business, Politics, and Everyday Life


申请 哲学 方向


  • Introduction to Political Philosophy - R Wolff

  • Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong - JL Mackie

  • Utilitarianism: For and Against - JC Smart

  • On Liberty - JS Mill

  • Think by Simon Blackburn

  • The Rise of Consciousness - Oliver Sacks. Or literally any other book by Oliver Sacks.

  • To Float in the Space Between - Terrance Hayes

  • Problems of Philosophy, Bertrand Russell

  • The Second Sex - Simone de Beauvoir

  • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding; A Treatise of Human Nature - David Hume

  • Meditations - Descartes

  • Existentialism is a Humanism - Sartre

  • The Republic - Plato

  • The Fire Next Time - James Baldwin

  • The Female Persuasion - Meg Wolitzer

  • Bluets - Maggie Nelson

  • Behold, America: The Entangled History of America First and the American Dream - Sarah Churchwell

  • Concepts of Consciousness - Ned Block


申请 医学 &生物医学 方向


  • Being Mortal - A Gawunde

  • This is Going to Hurt - A Kay

  • When Breath Becomes Air - P Kalanithi

  • Unnatural Causes - R Shepherd

  • The Medici Effect -Frans Johansson

  • Life at the Extremes - F Ashcroft

  • The Man who mistook his Wife for a Hat - Oliver Sacks

  • The Rise of Consciousness - Oliver Sacks


申请 法学 方向


  • Landmarks in the Law - A Denning

  • The Discipline of Law - A Denning

  • Five Ideas to Fight For - A Lester

  • Invitation to Law - AW Simpson

  • Whiteness as Property - C Harris

  • Eve was Framed - H Kennedy

  • Letters to a Law Student - Nicholas J. McBride

  • The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court - Jeffrey Toobin

  • Citizen and Subject: Contemporary Africa and the Legacy of Late Colonialism - Mahmood Mamdani


申请 社会科学 方向


  • AI Superpowers – Kai-Fu Lee

  • The Everything Store – Brad Stone

  • Originals: How Non-Conformists Move The World - Adam Grant

  • American Like Me - America Ferrera

  • On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City

  • The Welfare of Nations

  • The Great Transformation


申请 工程 & 物理学 方向


  • How Do Wings Work? - Holger Babinsky

  • Structures – or Why Things Don't Fall Down - J.E. Gordon

  • The Gecko's Foot: How Scientists are Taking a Leaf from Nature's Book - Peter Forbes

  • Feynman Lectures on Physics


申请 数学 & 统计学 方向


  • A Russian Childhood - S. Kovalevskaya

  • The Man Who Loved Only Sumbers - Paul Hoffman

  • An Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning: Numbers, Sets and Functions


申请 化学 方向


  • The elements of murder - John Emsley

  • The fats of life (sic) by Pond - Caroline M.

  • Elegant Solutions : Ten bBautiful Experiments in Chemistry - Philip Ball

  • The science of chocolate - S. T. Beckett

  • Oxygen: The Molecule that Changed the World - N Lane


申请 生物 方向


  • The Demon-Haunted World - Carl Sagan

  • Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion - Year History of the Human Body - Neil Shubin

  • A Natural History of the Senses - Diane Ackerman

  • What it is like to be a Bat - Thomas Nagel


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