By Patricia Willers ('06)
Patricia Willers Publications, 2013
"Holland," she said, "is where my heart lies..." Following in the footsteps of a rogue great aunt, Clara recovers from hurt by flying across the world to spend some time in Amsterdam.
By Peter Campion (U of M MFA professor)
University of Chicago Press, 2013
In El Dorado, Peter Campion explores what it feels like to live in America right now, at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
Around the Writer's Block
By Roseanne Bane ('90)
Rosanne Bane has been teaching writers for almost twenty years. In that time, she has refined her methods, built upon solid brain science, and recently distilled it all in Around the Writer’s Block: Using Brain Science to Solve Writer’s Resistance.
Accidental Intolerance: How We Stigmatize ADHD and How We Can Stop
By Susan Hawthorne ('08)
Oxford University Press, 2014
Accidental Intolerance argues that in the past few decades, our medical, scientific, and social approaches to ADHD have jointly—but unintentionally—reinforced intolerance of ADHD-diagnosed people.
The Swan Bonnet
By Katherine Holmes (M.A. '85)
Enigma Press, 2013
Unknown to Dawn, her grandfather has shot an old swan out of mercy. In their coastal Alaskan town, her father buys the swan pelt, preventing her Uncle Alex, a fur trader, from selling it for export.
Constructing Dialogue: From Citizen Kane to Midnight in Paris
By Mark Axelrod (Ph.D. '88)
Screenwriting book that traces the development of dialogue writing from Citizen Kane to Midnight in Paris.
Contributed by Lawrence R. Heaney ('75)
The University of Chicago Press, 2013
Alfred Russel Wallace was the codiscoverer, with Charles Darwin, of natural selection, but he was also history’s foremost tropical naturalist and the father of biogeography, the modern study of the geographical basis of biological diversity.
Legacy - Principled Management
By Lincoln Duncanson ('76)
You're a business leader. What do you want your legacy to be?
The Wide Awake Loons
By Katherine Holmes ('85)
Silver Knight Publishing
Ten-year-old Ginny and her mother are opening up the cabin where her family stays during the summer. On an otherwise quiet day, Ginny hears a male loon, Yudel, sparring with a younger bird over territory. Follow the journey of Ginny and the loons as their stories unite . . .
Chasing Through Time
By Jeff Vaala (B.A. '97)
Inner Sunset Media, 2012
Searching for his missing grandpa, Chase Axelrod finds a time portal in the basement of Grandpa Wally’s farmhouse.