Books

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… Continue reading »

Beyond the North Wind: Russia in Recipes and Lore

Cover of the book Beyond the North Wind: Russia in Recipes and Lore

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… Continue reading »

Tai Chi For Knee Health

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By Chris Cinnamon ’82. Chicago Tai Chi LLC, December 2019. Available on Amazon. The Tai Chi for Knee Health System provides an exercise program for adults experiencing chronic knee pain from knee osteoarthritis, tendonitis, bursitis, patellofemoral syndrome, and other causes. It can be incorporated… Continue reading »

Views From the Side Mirror

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By Robert Herzog ’68. Menscherprises LLC, November 2019. Available on Amazon. This book intersperses a moving personal account of the days post 9/11 with a penetrating mix of political and cultural commentary spanning 20 years. Continue reading »

The Real McCoys: Wonder Under Cover

Cover of the book The Real McCoys: Wonder Under Cover

By Matthew Swanson ’97 and Robbi Behr ’97. Imprint, November 2019. Available on Amazon. Moxie joins the Wonder Scouts to investigate a suspected saboteur in the badge competition. She’s never liked the Wonder Scouts, but once she joins the group, Moxie becomes enchanted with… Continue reading »

Forget They Were Ever Born

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By Sharon Flanagan-Hyde ’77. Flanagan-Hyde Associates, October 2019. Available on Amazon. When the author’s sister, Mary Jean, was diagnosed with severe mental retardation in 1962, doctors said to put defective children in an institution and forget they were ever born. Mary Jean was sent… Continue reading »