What are people reading and using? These are the top 20 books checked out from HSS Library during Semester One AY2015/2016 (from August to December 2015).

Rank Title Call Number No. of Checkouts & Renewals
1 Introducing public administration / Jay M. Shafritz, E. W. Russell, Christopher P. Borick JF1351.S525 2011 15
2 Work and careers in the 21st century / Kamal Kant HF5381.6.K16 14
3 Principles of macroeconomics / Karl E. Case, Ray C. Fair, Sharon M. Oster HB172.5.C337 2009 13
4 Public administration : understanding management, politics, and law in the public sector / David H. Rosenbloom, Robert S. Kravchuck, Richard M. Clerkin JF1351.R813 2009 12
5 Lord of the flies / William Golding PR6013.O35L867 2004 12
6 A dream of red mansions / Cao Xueqin and Gao E PL2727.S2H772mr 12
7 An introduction to behavioral economics / Nick Wilkinson, Matthias Klaes HB74.P8W687 2012 11
8 An introduction to Malay grammar / Asmah Haji Omar, Rama Subbiah PL5107.A836 11
9 Being and time / Martin Heidegger B3279.H48B422 2008 11
10 Colloquial Jakartan Indonesian / James Neil Sneddon PL5079.5.J35S671 11
11 Research methods / Donald H. McBurney, Theresa L. White BF181.M119 2007 11
12 Shakespeare’s sonnets / Paul Edmonson and Stanley Wells PR2848.E24 10
13 Slaughterhouse-five, or, The children’s crusade : a duty-dance with death / by Kurt Vonnegut PS3572.O5S631 2005 10
14 Social research methods : qualitative and quantitative approaches / W. Lawrence Neuman HM571.N492 10
15 The great Gatsby / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom PS3511.I9G786 2004 10
16 Triad societies : Western accounts of the history, sociology, and linguistics of Chinese secret societies / edited by Kingsley Bolton and Christopher Hutton HS310.T819 10
17 Ancient and early medieval Chinese literature : a reference guide / edited by David R. Knechtges and Taiping Chang PL2265.A541 10
18 1Q84 / Haruki Murakami PL856.U673I16 2011 10
19 On China / Henry Kissinger DS775.8.K61 10
20 Indonesian reference grammar / R. Ross Macdonald PL5073.M135 10