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Bookmarks

BOOKMARKS INCLUDES NEW WORKS BY UMASS AMHERST ALUMNI AND FACULTY AUTHORS. TO HAVE YOUR BOOK OR AUDIO RECORDING LISTED, CONTACT US.

 

Pushing the Edge: Thought, Possibility, and Action: Questions and Insights from Everyday Life
Glenn Mangurian, Class of ’70, ’73G
Frontier Works

A collection of essays on exploring new possibilities and achieving new goals.

 


 

Bridging the PM Competency Gap: A Dynamic Approach to Improving Capability and Project Success
Richard Maltzman ’78
J. Ross

A practical and informative book providing strategies for improving managers’ competency.

 


 

Hitler’s Assassin
David Bergengren ’78G
Stillwater River

This mix of fictional and historical tells the tale of a German defendant and an American journalist.

 


 

What I Learned: Poems
Elizabeth Wolf ’81
Finishing Line Press

A collection of poetry offering facets of truth from stories and life experiences.

 


 

The Great Thanksgiving Food Fight
Michael Lewis ’84
Pelican

The latest in his children’s book series, characters engage in a battle over a Thanksgiving Day feast.

 


 

Looking Out for Number Two: A Slightly Irreverent Guide to Poo, Gas, and Other Things That Come Out of Your Baby
Bryan Vartabedian ’85
HarperCollins Press

An informative and entertaining guide for parents to help understand their baby’s digestion.

 


 

Nasty Women Poets: An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse
Grace Bauer ’87G, coauthor
Lost Horse Press

A collection of contemporary poems about women challenging stereotypes and exceeding expectations.

 


 

An Altar Boy Goes East: Discovering the Healing Jesus
Ted O’Brien, Class of ’93
East Coast Institute of Medical Qigong

An expert in Chinese medicine examines Eastern and Western philosophy and healing practices.

 


 

Home Fire
Kamila Shamsie ’98G
Riverhead Books

Set in contemporary London; Amherst, Massachusetts; and the Middle East; a Pakistani student from London travels to study at Amherst College in a bold retelling of Sophocles’ Antigone.

 


 

New Perspectives on James Weldon Johnson’s The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man
Noelle Morrissette ’92
University of Georgia Press

New insights on an enduring classic of African American literature.

 


 

All the Difference: A Memoir
Patricia Horvath ’01G
Etruscan Press

A memoir about growing up with scoliosis, focusing on the relationship between disability and self-identity.

 


 

Black Firefighters and the FDNY: The Struggle for Jobs, Justice, and Equity in New York City
David Goldberg ’04G, ’06PhD
University of North Carolina Press

A historical examination of overt and constitutional racism experienced by black New York City firefighters.

 


 

Late Empire
Lisa Olstein ’02G
Cooper Canyon Presss

A collection of poetry that explores the complexities of our present moment.

 


 

Online Journalism from the Periphery: Interloper Media and the Journalistic Field
Scott A. Eldridge II ’04
Routledge

An academic examination of journalism in the digital age.

 


 

Vibrator Nation: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stores Changed the Business of Pleasure
Lynn Comella ’04PhD
Duke University Press

A history of sex stores and an examination of their power to raise sexual consciousness and change women’s lives.

 


 

Radical Intellect: Liberator Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s
Christopher M. Tinson ’10PhD
University of North Carolina Press

The first full-length history of the organization that produced Liberator magazine, a touchstone of U.S.-based black radical thought and organizing in the 1960s.