KEVIN ROOSE, THE UNLIKELY DISCIPLE

The premise is gimmicky: As a sophomore at Brown University, Kevin Roose spent a semester at Jerry Falwell's no-kissing-allowed Liberty College.

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The Unlikely Disciple by Kevin Roose [Grand Central, $25]

The premise is gimmicky: As a sophomore at Brown University, Kevin Roose spent a semester at Jerry Falwell's no-kissing-allowed Liberty College. Get past the 21-year-old's novice airs and you'll find a story that's sharp and balanced—a wonder for a boy with lesbian aunts and Naderite parents. Erica Cerulo

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