One Campus, One Book (OCOB) is an initiative designed to encourage a common reading experience and sense of community at California State University, Los Angeles. Objectives and outcomes include...
- To stimulate a shared experience through reading
- To inspire and support community conversations
- To encourage academic enhancement through cross-curricular partnerships
Members of the CSULA academic community are invited to read the 8th book in the OCOB series, The Soloist by Steve Lopez. The book's many themes are teachable from a variety of disciplines and perspectives. Faculty and staff are encouraged to incorporate the book and related campus events into their curriculum. Community activities will be scheduled throughout the Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters 2015-16.
The Soloist will be available (early Fall Quarter) at the University Bookstore at a 20% discount off the cover price.
Reserve copies will be available (starting Fall Quarter) for check-out at the library Circulation Desk - Just ask for Reserve Call Number: OCOB
The University Library, The Honors College, and The First Year Experience Program are pleased to collaborate again this year in celebrating Steve Lopez as the First Year Experience Reading (FYER) Project’s author for 2015-16 and his novel The Soloist as the One Campus One Book (OCOB) selection for 2015-16.