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Browse the full Simon & Schuster First Year Reading 2023-24 Catalog

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First Year Reading Author Interviews

Ilyon Woo on Master Slave Husband Wife

Seema Yasmin on What the Fact?

Dolly Chugh on A More Just Future

Jennifer De Leon on Don't Ask Me Where I'm From

Jesse Thistle on From the Ashes

Nadia Owusu on Aftershocks

Nora Krug on Belonging