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They Were Fire


By Lee Richmond ’66. Piscataqua Press, November 2017. Suzanne Danilov, ambitious young Field Engineer for the U.S. E.P.A., is dispatched as Incident Commander to a massive train wreck that has devastated a small town. Driving away at dawn from her husband and young son, she is eager to prove her leadership and her technical mastery. … Continue reading “They Were Fire”


The Real McCoys


By Robbi Behr ’97 and Matthew Swanson ’97. Imprint, November 2017. Bold, opinionated, and haplessly self-confident, the world’s greatest fourth-grade detective faces her biggest challenge! When someone kidnaps beloved school mascot Eddie the Owl, Moxie is on the case―but she’s forced to fly solo now that her best friend (and crime-solving partner) has moved away. … Continue reading “The Real McCoys”


Landsat’s Enduring Legacy: Pioneering Global Land Observations from Space


By Carol A. Russell ’79 and the rest of the Landsat Legacy Project Team: Samuel N. Goward, Darrel L. Williams, Terry Arvidson, Laura E. P. Rocchio, James R. Irons, and Shaida S. Johnston. ASPRS, 2017. Chasing a mystery of “missing” coverage and inspired to capture the far-flung knowledge of Landsat’s backstory, the Landsat Legacy Team spent … Continue reading “Landsat’s Enduring Legacy: Pioneering Global Land Observations from Space”


Social Enterprise Law: Trust, Public Benefit and Capital Markets


By Dana Brakman Reiser and Steven A. Dean ’94. Oxford University Press, October 2017. Controversial thesis: law can make corporations better citizens and make it easier for start-ups to raise capital by preventing insiders from selling out a social mission for increased profit Timely analysis: explores potential impact of new crowdfunding rules and increasingly popular … Continue reading “Social Enterprise Law: Trust, Public Benefit and Capital Markets”


Hawaii Lawyer: Lessons in Law and Life from a Six Decade Career


By James A. Case ’41. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, October 2017. At the age of ninety seven, Honolulu attorney James H. Case has authored Hawaii Lawyer: Lessons in Law and Life from a Six Decade Career. Case was born on Kauai, Territory of Hawaii in 1920 and attended Punahou School in Honolulu and Williams College in … Continue reading “Hawaii Lawyer: Lessons in Law and Life from a Six Decade Career”


Enlisting Faith – How the Military Chaplaincy Shaped Religion and State in Modern America


By Ronit Y. Stahl ’02. Harvard University Press, November 2017. Beginning at the outbreak of World War I, this book follows the development of religious pluralism in the military chaplaincy throughout the 20th century. The chaplaincy began with just Protestant and Catholic chaplains, and, through struggle and debate, expanded to include Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Seventh … Continue reading “Enlisting Faith – How the Military Chaplaincy Shaped Religion and State in Modern America”


Bernie Kosar – Learning to Scramble


By Bernie Kosar with Craig Stout ’70. Cleveland Landmarks Press, September 2017. With the help of Craig Stout, Bernie Kosar relates how he overcame a variety of challenges both during and after his college and professional football career.


Kiss Me Someone


By Karen Shepard ’87, Senior Lecturer in English. Tin House Books, September 2017. Available on Amazon. Kiss Me Someone is inhabited by women who walk the line between various states: adolescence and adulthood, stability and uncertainty, selfishness and compassion. They navigate the obstacles that come with mixed-race identity and instabilities in social class, and they use … Continue reading “Kiss Me Someone”


The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole


By Michelle Cuevas ’04. Dial Books, September 2017. Available on Amazon. When eleven-year-old Stella Rodriguez shows up at NASA to request that her recording be included in Carl Sagan’s Golden Record, something unexpected happens: A black hole follows her home, and sets out to live in her house as a pet. The black hole swallows … Continue reading “The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole”


Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow


By Michelle Cuevas ’04. Dial Books, September 2017. Available on Amazon. Smoot the shadow has been living a yawn-filled life for years. His boy never laughs and never leaps, so Smoot never does either… until the day he pops free, and decides to hit the road in search of the life he dreams about. And … Continue reading “Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow”