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Augie Reads 2023: Just Mercy



Welcome to Augustana, Class of 2027!  This summer you will read the 2023 Augie Reads book, Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson. A short assignment about the book is due on the first day of your FYI 101 or FYH 101 class.

Stevenson is an American lawyer known for his work with disadvantaged clients. He founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit organization in Montgomery, Alabama. 

As you write your assignment, you may find yourself wanting additional information about Stevenson and his work. Follow the links on this page to learn more.

Background on Bryan Stevenson and Just Mercy

Reading Guide