By Bob Mitchell ’66. Untreed Reads, 2013. The year is 2043. God and Satan are dining at an Italian trattoria in Purgatory, when Satan challenges God to a wager: At stake is whether Good or Evil will prevail in the world. Both antagonists will choose someone on earth to compete in a winner-take-all athletic competition. more »
By John Clayton ’85. The History Press, 2013. This collection of stories explores the remnants of Montana’s frontier, which has endured even as the region moved toward civilization and permanence starting at the turn of the 20th century.
By Ethan Rutherford ’02. Ecco, 2013. Through a compilation of short stories that are funny, persuasive and compelling, Rutherford explores the ways in which the world can unexpectedly reveal its darker aspects. In stories that have been or will soon be published in Ploughshares, American Short Fiction, The Best American Short Stories and other publications, more »
By Amy Butler Greenfield ’91. Simon & Schuster, 2013. “Sing, and the darkness will find you.” This warning has haunted 15-year-old Lucy ever since she was eight and shipwrecked on a lonely island. Now it is 1667, Lucy is 15, and on All Hallows’ Eve, Lucy hears a melody on the wind. She begins to more »
Edited by Joshua R. Smith ’91. Springer, 2013. The Wireless Identification and Sensing Platform (WISP) is the first of a new class of RF-powered sensing and computing systems. Rather than being powered by batteries, these sensor systems are powered by radio waves that are either deliberately broadcast or ambient. Enabled by ongoing exponential improvements in more »
By Vickie Vértiz ’98. Finishing Line Press, 2013. This poetry collection, which follows a family’s move from Mexico to Los Angeles, sheds light on both family mythologies and the individual sense of purpose in one’s own environment.
Tell Me the Truth, Doctor: Easy-to-Understand Answers to Your Most Confusing and Critical Health Questions
By Dr. Richard Besser ’81. Hyperion, 2013. A home health guide that provides readers with clear, concise answers to the most basic and fundamental health-related questions. From nutrition to medications, illness and injury prevention to fitness and exercise, Besser answers many of the most important day-to-day healthcare questions.
By Raphael Rosen ’00. Kidsbooks, 2012. In this children’s book, young readers are introduced to supernovas, characteristics of the planets of our solar system and space-shuttle journeys. Featuring panoramic illustrations, easy-to-understand descriptions and engaging search-and-find activities.
By Mark Tercek ’79 and Jonathan S. Adams. Perseus Academic, 2013. The authors argue in favor of sustainability from a business perspective, framing nature and its resources as financial investments to be protected and spent wisely. By applying the framework of returns, innovation and revenue to the environment, Tercek and Adams illustrate how business and more »
By Denis Gainty ’92. Routledge, 2013. Gainty’s work illustrates how martial arts and the metaphor of a national body were both celebrated and appropriated by Japanese, thereby highlighting the importance of the metaphor of “body” in the Meiji period of the late 19th- and early 20th-century Japan.