UC Berkeley Reading List

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John Ydstie talks to Steve Tollefson, a lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, about the recommended reading list for incoming freshmen. This year it consists entirely of books that have at some point been banned. J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye is at the top of the list. (4:30)

click for more UC Berkeley's 2002 Summer Reading List



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