Required Texts

This page lists up-to-date information about the required texts for English 125.

For English 125, a reader is required.

Goldthwaite, Melissa, et. al. The Norton Reader with 2016 MLA Update, Shorter 14th Edition. Norton, 2016. ISBN: 978-0393617412

A handbook is optional. We suggest the following book if you wish to use a handbook:

Hacker, Diana, and Nancy Sommers. A Pocket Style Manual. Bedford, 2016. ISBN: 978-1319083526

Please note when selecting readings that composition courses must include a minimum of nine (9) print and/or online reading selections encompassing a range of genres, including, for example, scholarly, journalistic, editorial, reflective, and visual texts.

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