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Bookmarks / Alumni and Faculty Authors

A Working Lawyer’s Life
The Letter Book of John Henry Senter, 1879-1884

Karen S. Beck ’83 provides a biography of John Senter and a history of his small-town Vermont practice along with 326 of the lawyer’s richly detailed and often frank letters.
The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. • 281 pages • $64.95


Art for a Modern India, 1947-1980
Rebecca M. Brown ’93 explores Indian modernism in painting, drawing, sculpture, film and photography, following India’s independence. Her analysis of specific works includes the architecture of Charles Correa, the cinema of Satyajit Ray and Bollywood.
Duke University Press • 224 pages • $22.95


Carta Marina: A Poem in Three Parts
Inspired by a medieval map of the same name, Ann Fisher-Wirth ’68 tells a tale through poetry of love, grief, melancholy, reconnection and how the heart can negotiate various forms of love.
Wings Press • 81 pages • $16


A Companion to Modernist Literature & Culture
English Professor Kevin Dettmar co-edits, with David Bradshaw, this guide to American and British modernism, contemporary intellectual and aesthetic movements, and modernist writing and art. It features 25 essays on the signal texts of modernist literature.
Wiley Blackwell • 616 pages • $49.95


The Decroux Sourcebook
Theatre Professor Thomas Leabhart and Franc Chamberlain gather a wealth of material on mime artist Etienne Decroux and his pioneering work in physical theatre. Included are previously unpublished articles by Decroux from France’s Bibiotheque Nationale.
Routledge • 198 pages • $33.95


Learning from L.A.
Institutional Change in American Public Education

Politics Professor David Menefee-Libey coauthored this look at the colorful characters, dramatic encounters and political battles that have transformed the Los Angeles Unified School District since the 1960s.
Harvard Education Press • 290 pages • $54.95


Héroïnes françaises 1940-1945
Courage, force et ingénuité

French Professor Monique Saigal tells the stories of 17 women who participated in the French Resistance during World War II.
(Available only in French from www.amazon.fr.)
Éditions du Rocher • 220 pages • EURO 17


Child of War: Son of Angels
A Child’s Memoir of Horror and Reconciliation While Imprisoned in World War II-torn Philippines

Former Director of Athletics Curtis Whitfield Tong recounts his three years as a child prisoner of the Japanese Imperial Army during WWII.
iUniverse.com • 348 pages • $23.95

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