By Alumni

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

Cover of the book Views From the Side Mirror

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 »

Metropolitan Stories: A Novel

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Christine Coulson MA ’93. Other Press, October 2019. Available on Amazon. A surreal love letter to this private side of the Met, Metropolitan Stories unfolds in a series of amusing and poignant vignettes in which we discover larger-than-life characters, the downside of survival, and the powerful… Continue reading »

Ra the Mighty: The Great Tomb Robbery

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By A. B. Greenfield ’91. Illustrated by Sarah Horne. Holiday House, October 2019. Available on Amazon. A smug royal cat turned detective and his dung beetle sidekick are on the case when a precious tomb gets ransacked in the Valley of the Kings. Continue reading »

Ganymede’s Dog

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By John Vincent ’91. McGill-Queen’s University Press, October 2019. Available on Amazon. John Emil Vincent teases his materials into surreal, joyous, dirty, sometimes gruesome animation. His revelations arrive in the guise of other characters, and throughout, there are dogs. Dog-themed philosophy, dog-headed saints, dog-worshipping… Continue reading »

The Great Big Hug

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By Isy Abraham-Ravesonn ’15. Illustrated by Todd Hall ’16. Mascot Books, October 2019. In this book for all ages, follow Elephant and Meerkat as they learn about power dynamics, recognizing nonverbal cues, setting and respecting boundaries, and that consent yesterday does not guarantee it… Continue reading »

Material Noise: Reading Theory as Artist’s Book

Cover for the book Material Noise: Reading Theory as Artist's Book

By Anne Royston ’08. The MIT Press, September 2019. Available on Amazon. In this book, Anne Royston argues that theoretical works signify through their materiality―such nonsemantic elements as typography or color―as well as their semantic content. Examining works by Jacques Derrida, Avital Ronell, Georges… Continue reading »