As 2023 draws to a close, we reached out to scholars and experts from across Johns Hopkins University, asking about their favorite books from the past year. The book is a testament to human resilience and the triumph of freedom over oppression. I had to ration the chapters, I loved this book so much and didn't want it to end. Joshua SharfsteinProfessor | Bloomberg School of Public HealthThe Plague, by Albert Camus, and An Enemy of the People, by Hendrik Ibsen. Barbara Kline PopeExecutive director | Johns Hopkins University PressBefore we gather this holiday season with family and friends, I recommend that you read these insightful, evidence-filled new books.