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Letters That Moved My Father

Oct. 21, 2020

by Romayne Kazmer (DistSt'61) (Willow Books/Aquarius Press, 138 pages; 2020) Buy the Book Author Romayne Kazmer attributes her love of travel and curiosity of the world to her year abroad in 1959/60 studying at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland and summer school at the University of Oslo in Norway...

The Power of Choice: My Journey from Wounded Warrior to World Champion

Oct. 14, 2020

by Melissa Stockwell (Comm'02) (Post Hill Press, 197 pages; 2020) Buy the Book Melissa Stockwell has been a restless force of nature from the time she was a little girl speeding around her neighborhood on her bike, to her tumbles and spills as a high-level gymnast and Olympic hopeful, to...

The Secrets of the Green Anole

Oct. 14, 2020

by Jake Shuford (Psych'16) (Independently Published, 405 pages; 2020) Buy the Book For Dr. Tim Hill—surgeon, husband, and father of two—the regenerative ability of the green anole lizard to regrow its tail if the appendage is detached is a phenomenon that, if unlocked, could sharpen his already impressive skill set...

Forms of Contention: Influence and the African American Sonnet

Oct. 9, 2020

by Hollis Robbins (MEngl'98) (University of Georgia Press, 264 pages; 2020) Buy the Book Forms of Contention argues for the centrality of sonnet writing to African American poetry, focusing on significant sonnets, key anthologies, and critical debates about poetic form to show that the influence of black sonnet writers on...

Family Dysfunctionalism And The Origin Of Codependency Addiction

Aug. 7, 2020

by Lionel Lyles (PhDGeog’77) (iUniverse, 450 pages; 2020) Buy the Book The Milky Way Galaxy, and everything therein, consisting of suns, moons, planets, asteroids, gases, energy, black holes and particles of dust among others are-all-infinitely connected to each other by gravity, which holds everything together. Likewise, CoDependency Addiction, similar to...

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60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Denver and Boulder

Aug. 7, 2020

by Mindy Sink (Jour'92) and Kim Lipker (Menasha Ridge Press, 288 pages; 2020) Buy the Book The best way to experience Denver and Boulder is by hiking. Get outdoors with local authors and hiking experts Mindy Sink and Kim Lipker with the full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles:...

Transcending Depression: Quest Without a Compass

July 6, 2020

by Larry Godwin (Acct'64; PhD'74) (Amazon Books, 161 pages; 2020) Buy the Book The author's personal narrative represents the chronology of his mental illness over a span of 49 years, as well as his attempts to understand it and cope with it. Selected entries from his journals constitute the source...

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Sailors and Dogs Keep Off the Grass

June 15, 2020

by Thomas Turman (ArchEngr'66) (BookBaby, 266 pages; 2019) Buy the Book Sailors and Dogs Keep off the Grass is Thomas Turman's coming-of-age account of a spirited, sensitive and humorous four years in the Navy Construction Battalions (Seabees). This follows Turman from Boot Camp in San Diego, to the odd Nevada...

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On Record

June 15, 2020

by G. Brown (Jour'79) (Colorado Music Experience, 340 Pages; 2020) Buy the Book Colorado Music Experience founding director and author G. Brown covered popular music at the Denver Post for 26 years, interviewing well over 3,200 musicians, including Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Mick Jagger, and Kurt Cobain, all of whom...

Banished From Johnstown

Banished From Johnstown: Racist Backlash in Pennsylvania

May 11, 2020

by Cody McDevitt (Jour'07) (The History Press, 224 pages; 2020) Buy the Book In 1923, in response to the fatal shooting of four policemen, the mayor of Johnstown ordered every African American and Mexican immigrant who had lived in the city for less than seven years to leave. They were...