About alumni

Max Eastman: A Life

 By Christoph Irmscher. Yale University Press, June 2017. Available on Amazon. Class of 1905 alumnus Max Eastman (1883–1969) was a prolific writer, radical, and public intellectual who helped shape the twentieth century. While researching this masterful work, acclaimed biographer Christoph Irmscher was granted unprecedented access… Continue reading »

Last Night at the Bassline

 By David Coplan ’70 with photographs by Oscar Gutierrez. Jacana Media, May 2017. In 1994, Brad and Paige Holmes opened a small, live-music venue in the bohemian suburb of Melville in Johannesburg. They called it Bassline, which very soon became synonymous with cigarette smoke, great jazz and nights… Continue reading »

It All Began on Halloween

By Jim Hartley ’60. Infinity Publishing. April 2013. It All Began on Halloween is the autobiography of James R. (Jim) Hartley ’60, born on Oct. 31, 1938, in Muncie, Ind., and now living in Phoenix, Ariz. Continue reading »

Sketches of a Black Cat

By Ron Miner and Howard Miner ’41. Independently published. November 2012. In this memoir reconstructed through diary entries and sketches, a son tells his father’s story of bravery and survival in World War II. Continue reading »

I’m Will

By William Haylon ’81. iUniverse, 2012. A story of the journey through adolescence and into adulthood, this work of fiction is a visit into the mind of a young boy, Will, as he navigates four years of private school and the self-discovery that comes with growing… Continue reading »

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