Bookmarks / Alumni Authors
Then and Now
The Vanishing Orange in Southern California
John Adams ’66, who still operates a century-old orange grove,
recounts tales from the heyday of Southern California’s citrus-growing
Custom Books, 2008 • 147 pages • $15
Award-winning poet Bruce Bond ’76, professor of English at the
University of North Texas, contemplates love and loss (including
the recent death of his father) in this new collection of poetry.
Louisiana State University Press, 2008 • 80 pages • $16.95
The Substance of Self-Government
Corey Brettschneider ’95, assistant professor at Brown
University, discusses the difficulties in maintaining both majority
rule and a respect for civil liberties.
Princeton University Press, 2007 • 192 pages • $29.95
Gardening at the Dragon’s Gate
At Work in the Wild and Cultivated World
Wendy Johnson ’71, co-founder of the Farm and Garden
Program at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center, San Francisco,
reflects on life as a green thumb, with advice and meditations.
Bantam Books, 2008 • 464 pages • $25
I Have Seen the Fire
A Novel Inspired by the Life of Sarah Royce
Robert V. Hine ’48, professor at University of California, Irvine,
tells the story of Sarah Royce, who made the westward trek to
California with her family during the Gold Rush.
University of New Mexico Press, 2008 • 142 pages • $17
Profit From the Peak
The End of Oil and the Greatest Investment Event of the Century
In an era of limited resources, energy writers Brian Hicks and
Chris Nelder ’86 explore the future of the oil industry and discuss
various energy alternatives and their potentials for profitability.
University of New Mexico Press, 2008 • 142 pages • $27.95
The latest book of poetry from Paulann Petersen ’64 “will help
readers orient themselves in this volatile world while also giving
them the pleasures of savoring a deft and vibrant exploration of
language,” writes Vern Rutsala in the introduction.
Mountains and Rivers Press, 2008 • 68 pages • $14
Miles of Heart
The Story of the Dan DeAngelo Invitational Hearts Tournament
Former baseball player Wynn “Biff” Sherman ’75 tells the
poignant tale of his group of 12 childhood friends and their annual
cards tournament that has taken place every year since 1970.
PublishAmerica, 2008 • 229 pages • $19.95
Romantic Actors and Bardolatry
Performing Shakespeare from Garrick to Kean
Celestine Woo ’89, professor at Empire State College, explores
the lives of four of the British Romantic era’s most distinguished
Peter Lang Publishing, 2008 • 228 pages • $69.95