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Coyote Nights

Sept. 6, 2019

by Debra Elaine Medina (Jour'79) (Page Publishing, 344 pages; 2019) Buy the Book Matt Shaw trudged into his future: job, marriage, homeownership, expensive acquisitions. In spite of his growing indifference, it seemed too late to turn back. Then Hannah crashed his Halloween party, and before long, nothing else mattered.

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Lone Twin: A True Story of Loss and Found

Aug. 20, 2019

by Laurel Richardson (PhDSoc'62) (Brill/Sense, 140 pages; 2019) Buy the Book On her death bed, Laurel Richardson’s sister whispers a deep family secret to her. Those whispered words send the famed sociologist and author on a personal exploration of a lifetime. Lone Twin: A True Story of Loss and Found...

Becoming Transnational Youth Workers

Aug. 15, 2019

by Isabel Martinez (MEdu'02) (Rutgers University Press, 278 pages; 2019) Buy the Book Becoming Transnational Youth Workers contests mainstream notions of adolescence with its study of a previously under-documented cross-section of Mexican immigrant youth. Preceding the latest wave of Central American children and teenagers now fleeing violence in their homelands,...

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NOS (disorder, not otherwise specified)

Aug. 7, 2019

by Aby Kaupang and Matthew Cooperman (MEngl'92) (Futurepoem Books, 160 pages; 2019) Buy the Book NOS (disorder, not otherwise specified) is a journey of two writers who become lovers who become parents of a special needs daughter. Their experience fumbling toward understanding reveals a medical establishment strangely at odds with...

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The Question is Why?

July 5, 2019

By Eric Steven Zimmer (Vantage Point Press, 347 Pages; 2019) Buy the Book Stanford M. Adelstein (CivEngr, Fin'55) led his family’s heavy construction and real estate firm, the Northwestern Engineering Company, for decades. He took two undergraduate degrees from the University of Colorado Boulder in the early 1950s. During his...

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All The Way to Just About There

July 1, 2019

by Sandra S. McRae (MEngl'90) (FutureCycle Press, 98 pages; 2019) Buy the Book In poems shaped by nature, news stories, and the sine wave of motherhood, Sandra S. McRae shows us the miracles embedded in the everyday. She zooms in on mountain flora, then trains a telescopic eye on the...

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June 24, 2019

By Linda Sasser (PhDPsych'81) (Brain and Memory Health, 166 pages; 2019) Buy the Book In this practical book, Linda Sasser introduces you to basic information about your brain and helps you understand the differences between normal age-related memory changes and behaviors that could indicate cognitive impairment. She explains the components...

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Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West

Jan. 8, 2019

Stopped up by dams, slaked off by irrigation, and dried up by cities, the Green River is crucial, overused, and at risk, now more than ever.

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First of Fly: Drosophila Research and Biological Discovery

Dec. 14, 2018

A single species of fly, Drosophila melanogaster, has been the subject of scientific research for more than one hundred years. Why does this tiny insect merit such intense scrutiny?

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Beyond 1776: Globalizing the Cultures of the American Revolution

Dec. 14, 2018

In Beyond 1776, ten humanities scholars consider the American Revolution within a global framework.