Rialto: Images of America
Once a land of citrus groves, Rialto grew rapidly in the 1950s as Route
66 attracted commuters to the area. Owner and operator of the last
remaining orange grove in Rialto, John Anthony Adams ’66 compiles photos
of his hometown through the years.
Arcadia Publishing, 2004 • 128 pages • $19.99
Colorado: Moments in Time
This coffee-table book showcases nature photos by Grant Collier ’96 from
every region of Colorado. His eye spans the popular sites of the Rocky
Mountain National Park and the Great Sand Dunes, as well as rare shots
of vast, unspoiled stretches of private property.
Collier Publishing, 2004 • 180 pages • $45 hardcover
Through the eyes of Miller Silas, a college dropout in the American
heartland, this novel by Phil Condon ’69, winner of the New Orleans
Faulkner Society’s Novel Award, recreates the year 1969 as one of love,
shattered idealism and heartbreak.
Eastern Washington University Press, 2004 • 310 pages • $18.95
Policing the City
Crime and Legal Authority in London, 1780-1840
Andrew T. Harris ’90 explains the transformation of criminal justice
between the 1780s and 1830s in London, revealing how what we think of as
“modern” policing evolved out of local practice.
The Ohio State University Press, 2004 • 203 pages • $41.95
Take Up the Song
Building a Community of Heart and Soul and Voice
Musicians share their experiences with the Peninsula Women’s Chorus
under the direction of the late Patricia Hennings ’71. A CD accompanies
Earthsongs, 2003 • 143 pages • $40
Dialectical Practice in Tibetan Philosophical Culture
An Ethnomethodological Inquiry into Formal Reasoning
Kenneth Liberman ’70 brings the traditional debates of Tibetan Buddhist
scholar monks to life for the modern reader through a detailed analysis
of the monks’ formal philosophical reasoning.
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2004 • 323 pages • $75
Doris Duke’s Shangri La
Curator Sharon Littlefield ’92, creates a colorful homage to heiress
Doris Duke’s Honolulu home. Shangri La, overlooking the Pacific Ocean,
incorporates architectural features from throughout the Islamic world
and houses Duke’s extensive collection of Islamic art.
Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, 2002 • 62 pages • $15
Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy
In the post-9/11 world, Renée Marlin-Bennett ’81 asserts that now more
than ever, intellectual property, information and privacy have
everything to do with obtaining and maintaining power.
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2004 • 274 pages • $23.50
California Desert Flowers
Accessible to both the botanist and the casual desert camper, Pitzer
College Professor Sia Morhardt ’65 and Claremont McKenna Professor Emil
Morhardt ’64 provide an extensive guide to the flowers of local deserts,
complete with vibrant color photographs.
University of California Press, 2004 • 284 pages • $29.95
Mussolini’s Fascist Philosopher
Giovanni Gentile Reconsidered
Giovanni Gentile, the self-described “philosopher of fascism” is the
subject of this study by M.E. (Myra) Moss ’58, a professor of government
and philosophy at Claremont McKenna College.
Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 2004 • 121 pages • $53.95
Reunited for their ninth suspense novel, Douglas Preston ’78 and Lincoln
Child bring back FBI Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast to solve a series
of baffling murders whose only connection is the bizarre manner of
death—and the smell of brimstone.
Warner Books • 497 pages • $25.95
The Letters of Rudyard Kipling
Volume 5: 1920-30, and Volume 6: 1931-36
With these two volumes, Thomas Pinney, emeritus professor of English,
concludes the collected letters of British novelist Rudyard Kipling,
author of The Jungle Book, Just So Stories and Kim.
University of Iowa Press, 2004 • Vol. 5: 640 pages; Vol. 6: 610 pages •