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Why does a book become an award winner? How does a book enter the canon of great works of literature? Who gets to decide?


 Let us join the troupe of readers who together are defining today’s best sellers, award winners and soon-to-be classics. Re-loading the Canon brings students into the conversation of today’s award-winning books and into the larger community of readers who are defining great literature. By studying award-winning literature and publishing our own analyses, critiques, and reviews, by joining in book discussions both within our class and with the larger community, we will participate in the process of re-loading the Literary Canon.