Publications

Card image “You’re Grounded Forever ... But First Let’s Go Shopping” by Susan Shapiro Barash ’76

“You’re Grounded Forever ... But First Let’s Go Shopping” by Susan Shapiro Barash ’76

Nonfiction /St. Martin’s, 2010

Barash’s book examines the complexity of the mother/daughter bond, whether a daughter is 3 or 35.

Card image “Toxic Friends: The Antidote for Women Stuck in Complicated Friendships” by Susan Shapiro Barash ’76

“Toxic Friends: The Antidote for Women Stuck in Complicated Friendships” by Susan Shapiro Barash ’76

Nonfiction /St. Martin’s, 2009

A woman can always count on her friends, right? But what if those friendships are hurtful, harmful, even toxic? Barash explores the various types of female friends, and shows why and how women get stuck—and ways to get unstuck.

Card image “Nomad’s End” by Amy Nawrocki ’96

“Nomad’s End” by Amy Nawrocki ’96

Poetry / Finishing Line, 2010

These poems reflect on landscapes, the places we visit, the places we settle in, and those places in between.

Card image “Green House: The Story of a Healthy, Energy-Efficient Home” by Deborah Carnes Christie ’71

“Green House: The Story of a Healthy, Energy-Efficient Home” by Deborah Carnes Christie ’71

Nonfiction – Memoir / Self-published, 2009

Green House recounts the author’s journey in designing and building a passive solar, ultra-energy-efficient, modernist home.

Card image “House on the Tide” by Antony Yaeger ’99, MFA ’09

“House on the Tide” by Antony Yaeger ’99, MFA ’09

Poetry / Lunawolf, 2010

This book delves into the search for home every human being experiences—a home defined not simply by the walls of a house,
but the chambers of the heart, the walls of the mind, and the realm of the soul.

Card image “Alma Falls Awake With Her Friend” by Sarah Warner ’95

“Alma Falls Awake With Her Friend” by Sarah Warner ’95

Children’s / Blue Tree, 2010

Each night Alma falls awake into her dreams. Tonight she rediscovers a long lost and cherished friend who happens to be a big black bird—and happens to be inside an egg on her head! For Alma and her friend, it is a night to remember.

Card image “Second Skin” by Sally Bliumis-Dunn MFA ’02

“Second Skin” by Sally Bliumis-Dunn MFA ’02

Poetry / Wind, 2010

 
Card image “The Power of The Place” by Joan Cowen Bowman MFA ’05

“The Power of The Place” by Joan Cowen Bowman MFA ’05

Nonfiction - Memoir / Homestead, 2010

In her memoir, Bowman tells of her journey through privilege, 20th century history-making events, the quiet gentility of the German-Jewish moneyed aristocracy, and the ways family secrets harbor inner ghosts to be reckoned with.

Card image “Jane” by April Lindner MFA ’89

“Jane” by April Lindner MFA ’89

Novel / Poppy, 2010

In this contemporary version of Jane Eyre, the heroine’s parents suddenly die, and she leaves her esteemed East Coast college (could it be SLC?) to take a nanny job at the estate of a world-famous rock star.

Card image “Making the Scene: A History of Stage Design and Technology in Europe and the United States” by Linda Morgan Hardberger ’64 
(co-author)

“Making the Scene: A History of Stage Design and Technology in Europe and the United States” by Linda Morgan Hardberger ’64 
(co-author)

Nonfiction - History / Tobin Theatre Arts Fund, 2010

This book surveys the evolving context, theory, and practice of scene design from ancient Greek times to the present. It received the Golden Pen Award from the United States Institute of Theatre Technology.

Card image “When the Getting Was Good” by Susan G. Bell MFA ’01

“When the Getting Was Good” by Susan G. Bell MFA ’01

Novel / Authorhouse, 2010

Told from the perspective of the lone woman trader at a prestigious New York bank, this book looks at the “good old days” of Wall Street, with a plot about trading fraud and the power of untouchable financial titans.

Card image “Bringing the Shovel Down” by Ross Gay MFA ’98

“Bringing the Shovel Down” by Ross Gay MFA ’98

Poetry / University of Pittsburgh, 2011

This book is a reimagination of the violent mythologies of state and power.

Card image “You Are Next” by Katia Lief ’80

“You Are Next” by Katia Lief ’80

Novel / Harpercollins, 2010

Former detective Karin Schaeffer has nothing left to live for after serial killer Martin Price destroys her family. When Price escapes from prison, leaving behind a threatening message, Karin won’t rest until she’s put him back behind bars forever—or until one of them is dead.

Card image “David Susskind: A Televised Life” by Stephen Battaglio ’79

“David Susskind: A Televised Life” by Stephen Battaglio ’79

Nonfiction - Biography / St. Martin’s, 2010

Through extensive original reporting and deep access to David Susskind’s personal papers, family members, and former associates, Battaglio creates a vivid portrait of a glamorous time in
the television business.

Card image “Outer Beauty, Inner Joy: Contemplating the Soul of the Renaissance” by Julianne Davidow ’75

“Outer Beauty, Inner Joy: Contemplating the Soul of the Renaissance” by Julianne Davidow ’75

Nonfiction - History / Bunker Hill, 2010

This book takes a spiritual look at the work and wisdom of Italian Renaissance-era writers and artists, exploring the idea that divinity and humanism go together.