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Feb.9, 2011

Vol. 111, No. 7

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#DEATHtweet Book01: A Well Lived Life through 140 Perspectives on Death and its Teachings (Posted on Feb.17, 2011)

By Tim Tosta ‘71

(THINKaha) In this book, Tosta, an attorney and cancer survivor, presents a series of tweets dealing with death. He uses his experiences confronting death to defuse the mysteries...

Staten Island: Or, Life in the Boroughs (Posted on Feb.17, 2011)

By John Byron Kuhner ’98

(Crumpled Press) Kuhner, a fifth-generation New Yorker born and raised in Queens, presents a portrait of Staten Island from its earliest days to today. Looming over his Staten...

Principles of the American Republic: An Essay on Government (Posted on Feb.17, 2011)

By Dan Schwartz ‘72

(Sturdy Oak Press) In this essay, Schwartz explores the main principles of American government that the framers incorporated into the Constitution and traces the changes in those...

Claiming Others: Transracial Adoption and National Belonging (Posted on Feb.17, 2011)

By Mark Jerng ’98

(University of Minnesota Press) In this study, Jerng traces the history of adoption to the early 19th century, revealing its centrality to American literature, law, and social...

Psychic Intuition: Everything You Ever Wanted to Ask but Were Afraid to Know (Posted on Feb.17, 2011)

By Nancy du Tertre ’78

(CreateSpace) In this book, du Tertre looks to explain psychic ability using science, linguists, psychology, logic, and neuroscience, as well as her own experiences. Throughout...

The Money Culture (Posted on Feb.7, 2011)

By Michael Lewis ’82

(W.W. Norton & Co.) In this book, originally published in 1991, Lewis documents the turbulent financial scene of the 1980s. He recounts various stories from the decade, detailing...

A Moveable Feast: Life-Changing Food Adventures Around the World (Posted on Feb.7, 2011)

By Don George ’75 (editor)

(Lonely Planet Publications) In this anthology, George has collected 38 short essays by chefs, food critics, poets, and travel writers, who recount their travel experiences and...


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