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Smith Reads for New Students: The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki

book covers from past Smith Reads picks

Smith Reads is a first-year reading experience for all students new to Smith College. This includes first-year students, Ada Comstock Scholars and transfer students. This year’s reading selection is The Book of Form and Emptiness: A Novel by Ruth Ozeki.

A conversation with the author will take place on Monday, September 5 from 3-4:30 p.m. in John M. Greene Hall. For the full details of this program, see the Smith Reads webpage. 

Want to learn more about The Book of Form and Emptiness? Check out our research guide to gain a deeper understanding of the book.  


Cat Hannula