The Intellectual Sword

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Co-authored by Daniel R. Coquillette ’66. Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press, May 2020. By the late nineteenth century, Harvard Law School had transformed legal education and become the preeminent professional school in the nation. But in the early 1900s, HLS came to the brink of financial failure and lagged its peers in … Continue reading “The Intellectual Sword”

More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State

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By LaTonya J. Trotter ’98. Cornell University Press, April 2020. In this book, Trotter chronicles the everyday work of a group of nurse practitioners (NPs) working on the front lines of the American health care crisis as they cared for four hundred African American older adults living with poor health and limited means, and she … Continue reading “More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State”


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By Margaret C. Adler ’99 MA ’11, et al. Yale University Press, April 2020. Winslow Homer (1836–1910) and Frederic Remington (1861–1909) represent a distinct artistic strain of the American mythos: both were celebrated in their day as homegrown, self-taught artists whose work offered a vision of American identity rooted in self-reliance, vigor, and a deep … Continue reading “Homer-Remington”

Don’t Watch This: How the Media Are Destroying Your LIfe

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By Michael Rosenblum ’77. Skyhorse, April 2020. Available on Amazon. Today, the average person spends an astonishing eight hours a day watching TV or videos online. Watching social media stories, movies, and TV is now our number one activity, outpacing everything else that we do, including sleep. In this book, former TV producer and professor … Continue reading “Don’t Watch This: How the Media Are Destroying Your LIfe”

The Jetsetters

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By Amanda Eyre Ward ’94. Ballantine Books, March 2020. Can four lost adults find the peace they’ve been seeking by reconciling their childhood aches and coming back together? The Jetsetters is an intelligent novel about the courage it takes to reveal our true selves, the pleasures and perils of family, and how we navigate the … Continue reading “The Jetsetters”

Drinking French

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By David Lebovitz ’09. Ten Speed Press, March 2020. Lebovitz shares more than 160 recipes for trendy cocktails, quintessential apéritifs, café favorites, complementary snacks, and more.

The Perilous Texas Adventures of Mark Dion

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Margaret C. Adler ’99 MA ’11 co-authored with the artist. Yale University Press, February 2020. Artist Mark Dion retraces the travels of four artists and naturalists—John James Audubon, Sarah Ann Lillie Hardinge, Frederick Law Olmsted, and Charles Wright—who journeyed to the region over a century ago. Dion’s travel companions include preservationists, ranchers, botanists, a poet, a … Continue reading “The Perilous Texas Adventures of Mark Dion”

Prejudential: Black America and the Presidents

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By Margaret Walton ’80 (Pen name Margaret Kimberley). Truth to Power, February 2020. Available on Amazon. This book is an exploration of America’s relationship with race and black Americans through the lens of the presidents who are elected to represent and govern all of its people.

Beyond the North Wind: Russia in Recipes and Lore

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By Darra Goldstein, Willcox B. and Harriet M. Adsit Professor of Russian, Emerita. Ten Speed Press, February 2020. Available on Amazon. Through recipes, photos and essays, Professor Goldstein explores the heart of Russian food, and brings to life a portrait of the country’s people and its palate.

MASS MoCA: Chronicle of a Museum Commission

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By Barbara Ernst Prey ’79. Barbara Prey Studio, January 2020. The book chronicles Massachusetts Museum of Art’s commission of the world’s largest watercolor, painted by Barbara Ernst Prey ’79.