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

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!

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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

1

 

  • 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
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申请 经济学 & 商科 方向

2

 

  • 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

3

 

  • 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

4

 

  • 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

5

 

  • 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

6

 

  • 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

7

 

  • 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

8

 

  • 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

9

 

  • 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

10

 

  • 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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