National Library Week Favorite Books

National Library Week Poster Archive

National Library Week Honorees and Their Favorite Books

Honoree Book Title Book Author Year Honored
Lisa Reiser, Chief Patient Care Services Chicken soup for the nurse's soul Canfield, Jack 2006
Frank Meyskens, Director of the Chao Family Comprehensive Can. Collapse: how societies choose to fail or succeed Diamond, Jared 2006
Warren Wiechmann, Co-President Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything Levitt, Steven D 2006
Michael Stamos, Professor and John E. Connolly Chair in Surgery Surgery: a clinical approach Stamos, Michael 2006
Douglas Wallace, Professor of Molecular Medicine & Director The lives of a cell: notes of a biology watcher Lewis, Thomas 2006
Gail Ryan Raphael, Co-President The rule of four Ian Caldwell 2006
Lloyd Rucker, Vice Chair for Education Time to heal : American medical education from the turn of the century to the era of managed care Ludmerer, Kenneth 2006
Alan Jeffery, Co-Owner Je me souvien (As I remember) Geoffrion, Robert Donat 2007
Mary Knudtson, HS Clinical Professor No excuses Maynard, Karl 2007
Dana Stradling, RN, Nursing Informaticist The best loved poems of the American people Felleman, Hazel 2007
Neda Mehr, Co-President The five people you meet in heaven Albom, Mitch 2007
David Bailey, Vice Chancellor, Health Affairs; Dean, School of Medicine; Professor of Pathology The life and times of the thunderbolt kid: a memoir Bryson, Bill 2007
Darren Raphael, Co-President The world is flat: a brief history of the 21st century Friedman, Thomas L. 2007
Carl Schultz, Clinical Professor To kill a mockingbird Lee, Harper 2007
Jeff Suchard, Professor of Clinical EM The lord of the rings Tolkien, J.R.R. 2007
Federico Vaca, Associate Professor Orthodoxy Chesterton, C.K. 2007
Charles Nguyen, Assistant Clinical Professor and director A beautiful mind: a biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr., winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, 1994 Nasar, Sylvia 2008
Laura Mosqueda, Director and physician Buddah Armstrong, Karen 2008
Ellen Lewis, HS Associate Director Mother, heal my self: an intergenerational healing journey between two worlds Koerner, JoEllen Goertz 2008
Boback Zianeian, Co-President One hundred years of solitude Marquez, Gabriel Garcia 2008
Jim Herron , AVC- SoM, UCI Retiree The appeal Grisham, John 2008
Amish Dangodara, HS Clinical Professor-Hospitalist Program The Golden Bough Frazer, James G. 2008
Ellen Olshsnsky, Professor of Nursing Science To kill a mockingbird Lee, Harper 2008
Thomas Cesario, Professor Emeritus William Osler: a life in medicine Bliss, Michael 2008
Luanne Sims , Assistant Director Cancer Center Wooden: a lifetime of observations and reflections on and off the court Wooden, John 2008
Ralph Clayman , Professor and Dean of School of Medicine Good to great: why some companies make the leap--and others don't  Collins, James 2009
Ma. Dalor King , Clinical Nurse IV Journal of WOCN   2009
Kenneth Chang , MD, FACG, FASGE Professor and Chief of Gastro. Life application Bible : New Revised Standard Version Tyndale House Publishers 2009
Jeff Mercer, Resident Physician Lonesome Dove McMurtry, Larry 2009
Zeev Kain , Professor and Chair Our iceberg is melting: changing and succeeding under any conditions Kotter, John P. 2009
Gay Serway , Director, Special Projects The difference maker: making your attitude your greatest asset Maxwell, John C. 2009
Aileen Anderson , Associate Professor The Munschworks Grand Treasury Munsch, Robert 2009
Leslie Michels Thompson , Professor The poisonwood bible Kingsolver, Barbara 2009
Rick Williams , Medical Media Manager The power of one Courtenay, Bryce 2009
Peter Donovan , Professor Touching the void: the true story of one man's miraculous survival Simpson, Joe 2009
Daniel Gromis , Co-President Overdo$ed America: the broken promise of American medicine Abramson, John 2009
Steve Clancy , Health Sciences Librarian Carnivorous plants Slack, Adrian 2010
Terry Belmont, Chief Executive Officer Leading change Kotter, John P. 2010
Bob Johnson, Health Sciences Librarian The book of laughter and forgetting Kundera, Milan 2010
Jennifer McBride, Co-President Their eyes were watching God Hurston, Zora Neale 2010
Katherine Hartzell , Co-President To kill a mockingbird Lee, Harper 2010
Linda Murphy , Health Sciences Librarian Yes, my darling daughter Leroy, Margaret 2010
Linda Lippa, HS Clinical Professor A year in Provence Mayle, Peter 2011
Shahram Lotfipour, Professor of EM & Public Health Bates' guide to physical examination and history taking Bickley, Lynn S. 2011
Brian Kim, Co-President Decoded Jay-Z 2011
Scott Goodwin, Professor and Chair Good to great: why some companies make the leap--and others don't  Collins, James 2011
Ronald Miller , Clinical Professor Emeritus Snakes : the evolution of mystery in nature Greene, Harry W. 2011
Sonia Sehgal, Associate Clinical Professor The art of happiness: a handbook for living the Dalai Lama 2011
Anna Morgan , Co-President White teeth Smith, Zadie 2011
Michael O'Leary, Co-President AIDS and accusation: Haiti and the geography of blame Farmer, Paul 2012
Michael Eskander, Resident Physician, Co-President AMSG Better : a surgeon's notes on performance Gawande, Atul 2012
Camille Fitzpatrick, HS Clinical Professor The art of racing in the rain Stein, Garth 2012
Megan Osborn Boysen, Assistant Clinical Professor The bluest eye Morrison, Toni 2012
Bill Barron , Chief Medical Officer at UCIMC The complete Sherlock Holmes Doyle, Arthur Conan 2012
Justin T. Hata, Assistant Clinical Professor The fountainhead Rand, Ayn 2012
Mark Langdorf, Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine Western journal of emergency medicine   2012
Diana Cholakian , Co-President Cutting for stone Verghese, Abraham 2013
Bethany Harris , Research Librarian for Health Sciences Fortunate son: the autobiography of Lewis B. Puller, Jr Puller, Lewis B. 2013
Susan Claster, Professor and MD Life would be perfect if I lived in that house Daum, Meghan 2013
Debi Boyle , Clinical Nurse Specialist The emperor of all maladies: a biography of cancer Mukherjee, Siddhartha 2013
Johnny Delashaw, MD and Chair The Odyssey Homer 2013
Lisa Gibbs, Professor and MD Van Gogh, a retrospective  Stein, Susan Alyson, ed. 2013
Martin Hofmann, Co-President A fine balance Mistry, Rohinton 2014
Susan Huang , Professor Danny, the champion of the world Dahl, Roald 2014
Cynthia Johnson, Head Librarian Persuasion Austen, Jane 2014
Bryan Brandon , Co-President Phantoms in the brain: probing the mysteries of the human mind Ramachandran, V.S. 2014
Richard A. Van Etten , Professor The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer Mukherjee, Siddhartha 2014
Sherrie H. Kaplan, Professor, Assistant Vice-Chancellor All the light we cannot see Doerr, Anthony 2015
Kerry Burnight , Professor Being mortal: medicine and what matters in the end Gawande, Atul 2015
Sheldon Greenfield , Professor, Executive Co-Director Health Policy Research Institute Lawrence in Arabia: war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East Anderson, Scott 2015
Eric Ballon-Landa, Co-President Musicophilia: tales of music and the brain  Sacks, Olivier 2015
Charles Limoli , Professor The disappearing spoon: and other true tales of madness, love, and the history of the world from the periodic table of the elements  Kean, Sam 2015
Divya Shenoy, Co-President The god of small things Roy, Arundhati 2015
Z. David Luo, Professor The seat of the soul Zukav, Gary 2015
Sidney H. Golub , Director, Professor Emeritus Catch-22 Heller, Joseph 2016
Kevin Labadie, Co-President Cutting for stone Verghese, Abraham 2016
Shryl Sistrunk , Senior Associate Dean and Professor Cutting for stone Verghese, Abraham 2016
Husain Majid , Co-President Outliers: the story of success Gladwell, Malcolm 2016
Munjal M. Acharaya, Assistant Professor The Alchemist Coehlo, Paulo 2016
Richard J. Kelly , Associate Clinical Professor The boys in the boat: nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics Brown, Daniel 2016
Dara H. Sorkin, Associate Professor Thinking, fast and slow Kahneman, Daniel 2016
Julie Rousseau, Associate Clinical Professor Wemberly Worried Henkes, Kevin 2016
Greg Chinn, Co-President The truth about drug companies: how they deceive us and what to do about it Angell, Marcia 2008, 2009, 2013
Adey Nyamathi, Founding Dean, Nursing Science Aching for Tomorrow: Poems Meyskens, F.L.


Anne Calof, Professor, Anatomy and Neurobiology Cryptonomicon Stephenson, Neal 2017
Hector Perez, Research Librarian for Health Sciences You Can Heal Your Life Hay, Louise L. 2017
Howard Federoff, Vice Chancellor, Health Affairs and CEO, UCI Health System The Last Days of Night Moore, Graham 2017
Kate Bowman, Co-President, Associated Medical Student Government Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Rowling, J.K. 2017
Khanh-Van Le-Bucklin, Senior Associate Dean, Medical Education and Executive Vice Chair/Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead Sandberg, Sheryl; Scovell, Nell 2017
Pat Patton, Chief Nursing Officer Once Upon a Town: the Miracle of the North Platte Canteen Green, Bob  2017
Taylaur Smith, Co-President, Associated Medical Student Government A Game of Thrones Martin, George R.R. 2017
Miriam Bender , Assistant Professor, Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing The Making of the Atomic Bomb Rhodes, Richard 2018
Mother Nature: a History of Mothers, Infants and Natural Selection Hrdy, Sarah Blaffer
Penny Murata, Assistant Clinical Professor, Pediatrics School of Medicine Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Rowling, J.K. 2018
The Once and Future King T.H. White
Susan Christensen, Director of Medical Surgical Services The Lord of the Rings Tolkien, J.R.R. 2018
Ryan Gibney, Association of Medical Student Government Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Bourdain, Anthony 2018
Jamie Miller, Association of Medical Student Government Ready Player One Cline, Ernest 2018
Charles P. Vega, Executive Director PRIME-LC Rabbit, Run Updike, John 2019
Margaret Schneider, Pilot Grant Direction Eats, Shoots & Leaves Truss, Lynne 2019
Tiffany K. Nielsen, Assistant Clinical Professor The Medici Effect : Breakthrough Insights at the Intersection of Ideas, Concepts, and Cultures Johansson, Frans 2019
Chad T. Lefteris, Chief Operating Officer Team of Rivals : the Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln Goodwin, Doris Kearns 2019
Dawn Marie Elfenbein, Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery The poisonwood Bible Kingsolver, Barbara 2019
Will Minteer, Co-President, Associated Medical Student Government Guns, Germs, and Steel: the Fates of Human Societies Diamond, Jared 2019
Tara Zand, Co-President, Associated Medical Student Government Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Rowling, J.K. 2019
Bernadette Boden-Albala, Director and Founding Dean Quantum Cornwell, Patricia 2020
Murder in the Sentier Black, Cara
Encylopedia of Plague & Pestilence: From Ancient Times to the Present Kohn, George C.
Jan Hirsch, Director and Founding Dean, Pharmaceutical Sciences The Mysterious Affair at Styles Christie, Agatha 2020
Leesa Li, Co-President, Associated Medical Student Government The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer Mukherjee, Siddhartha and Sanders, Fred, et al. 2020
Ajay Nair Sharma, Co-President, Associated Medical Student Government Soccernomics: Why England Loses, Why Germany and Brazil Win, and Why the U.S., Japan, Australia, Turkey - and Even Iraq - Are Destined to Become the Kings of the World's Most Popular Sport Kuper, Simon and Szymanski, Stefan 2020
Luohua Jiang, Associate Professor Mindset: The New Psychology of Success Dweck, Carol S. and Dunne, Bernadette, et al. 2020
Nakia C. Best, Assistant Professor The Color Purple Walker, Alice 2020
The Universal Ethiopian Students' Association 1927-1947: Mobilizing Diaspora Anthony, TaKeia N
Oladele A. Ogunseitan, Professor and Chair, Department of Population and Health Disease Prevention How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease Greger, Michael and Stone, Gene, et al. 2020
Gaia, A New Look at Life on Earth J.E. Lovelock
Steve A. N. Goldstein, Vice Chancellor Cutting for Stone Verghese, Abraham 2020