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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Teaching with Fiction

A repository of fiction titles for teaching across disciplines.


Discovering the Bill of Rights through Fiction from The American Library Association: Offers suggested fiction titles in general and for several specific amendments.

Suggested titles

The Sympathizer (2015) by Viet Thanh Nguyen: An engaging story about a Vietnamese-French immigrant to the US and his political ties to his homeland. Examines the aftermath of the Vietnam War, including its depiction in film.