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The Upside of Inequality: How Good Intentions Undermine the Middle Class
Edward Conard, M.B.A. ’82

Top Ten NY Times Bestselling Author. Larry Summers: "a valuable contribution." Available on Amazon, at local bookstores.
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Summing Up: A Professional Memoir
Bertram Fields, J.D. ’52

A delightfully readable tour of a remarkable career among the rich and famous. Fields has spent his entire professional career as an attorney. Get it on Amazon.
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Gloriana: Exploring The Reign Of Elizabeth I
Bertram Fields, J.D. ’52

A breathless account of Elizabeth’s rise to power. Was she “The Virgin Queen?” Did she sanction murder? Fully illustrated in color. Get it at Amazon.
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Shylock: His Own Story
Bertram Fields, J.D. ’52

Now, Bertram Fields gives us Shakespeare's enigmatic Shylock's full story, his dangerous background, his loves and challenges, and his motivation for the demand of a pound of flesh. Get it at Amazon.
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Destiny: A Novel of Napoleon & Josephine
Bertram Fields, J.D. ’52

Napoleon & Josephine. A story of loyalty, betrayal, and tempestuous love set against a sweeping background of intrigue, terror and war. Get it at Amazon.
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Finding a Better Way
Contributing author: Julia C. Davis, Ed.M. ’73
Afterword by: François Wilfred Augustin, A.L.M. ’10
Editor: Jeanne DeFazio

Ethnically diverse contributors offer ideas and strategies to promote inclusion and as an antidote to racism.
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Damaged Heritage: The Elaine Race Massacre and A Story of Reconciliation
J. Chester Johnson ’66

Amazon Bestseller & on a Goodreads' list of Best Nonfiction Books. An American race massacre & racial reconciliation. Pegasus/Simon & Schuster.
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The Leadership PIN Code
Dr. Nashater Deu Solheim, HNI ’16

A unique and proven framework for creating the impact and influence you need in your daily work. With 3 simple keys, you get what you need while also maintaining positive relationships.
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Course Design Formula: How to Teach Anything to Anyone Online
Rebecca Frost Cuevas ’76

This award-winning book helps make the online course creation process fast, effective, and simple to apply to your specific content and target audience.
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Split Rock: A Martha's Vineyard Novel
Holly Hodder Eger ’82

"A very Vineyard book...a great, moving read." Carly Simon. Winner, International Book Awards, Best Women's Fiction. "Intelligent, sensitive storytelling with a strong sense of place" (Kirkus Reviews).
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American Schism: How the Two Enlightenments Hold the Secret to Healing Our Nation
Seth Radwell, M.P.P. ’89

Radwell clearly links the fascinating history of the two American Enlightenments to today’s raging political division. Available wherever books are sold.
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The Illusion of DeterminismWhy Free Will Is Real and Casual
Edwin A. Locke ’60

The doctrine of determinism is self-refuting and free will is a form of causality involving the capacity to choose to focus one’s mind at the conceptual level or to evade the effort.
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The Selfish Path to Romance
Edwin A. Locke ’60 and Ellen Kenner

This book shows that a romantic relationship based on just altruism (you only) or narcissism (me only) is doomed to failure. The best policy is mutual respect and support of each other’s values.
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Freddie’s Last Ride
M.A. Whelan Ph.D. ’72, M.D.
“...An unbelievably detailed and compelling chronology... that moves from one vivid scene to the next...The book is about justice and a doctor who is both authoritative and dogged.”— Allan Ropper, M.D. Amazon.
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Priests of Our Democracy
Marjorie Heins, J.D. ’78
The Supreme Court, Academic Freedom, and the Anti-Communist Purge. "Meets [Anthony] Lewis's standard, combining sophisticated legal analysis with compelling historical narrative."—Law and Politics Book Review
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The Black Girl's Guide to Financial Freedom: Build Wealth, Retire Early, and Live the Life of Your Dreams
Paris Woods ’06, Ed.M. ’08

Build wealth using a simple plan that anyone can follow. If freedom is your goal, then this is the book for you.
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The Rise and Fall of Haywards' Route 238 Bypass
Sherman Lewis ’62

The story of a city that decided, very slowly, to live better without a freeway. Wisdom for scholars and guidance for activists. Narrative of cultural change 1960-2020. Available on
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Abraham Lincoln and Making a Case: The Story of a Master
Joseph F. Roda ’71

Explore Lincoln's remarkable talent for persuasion in this debut scholarly work. "An analysis of the president's oratorical prowess as astute as any other single-volume treatment." Kirkus Reviews
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The Lost Boy of Triletus (Book 1 of the Tales of Triletus)
Wally Larson, Jr. ’95

The series features joy and gentleness. Fairies, dragons and knights. Light pushing back the darkness. In Book 1, a couple takes in a boy, not realizing he is their future king. Available on Amazon.
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Warp Speed: Inside the Operation That Beat COVID, the Critics, and the Odds
Paul Mango, M.B.A. ’88

The thrilling story of the most successful public-private partnership since WW II. How to lead in a crisis, structure and enable a transformative team.
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Marse: A Psychological Portrait of the Southern Slave Master and His Legacy of White Supremacy
H. D. Kirkpatrick ’70

Explains the roots of white supremacy and hidden wounds of racist slavery that continue to affect Americans today.
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Architecture as Art: The Work of Stephen M. Sullivan
Stephen M. Sullivan, M.Arch. ’81

Illustrates the author’s residential architectural practice based in the Pacific Northwest and his design philosophy based on the classics of Western architecture and traditions of Japan.
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An Unexpected Journey
John H. Livens ’55, M.B.A. ’60

Life in pre-World War ll Eastern Europe, followed by the horrors of the Soviet and German occupations. The eventual fulfillment of hope and the American dream! See reviews for more and to order a copy.
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Hello Darkness, My Old Friend
Sanford D. Greenberg, Ph.D. ’65

Blinded at 19, the author triumphed over adversity with the help of his wife, Sue, and best friend, Art Garfunkel. Foreword by Ruth Bader Ginsburg. An inspiring memoir for all ages, now available in a young-reader edition.
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Nancy | Nianci: A Story of Wars
Ann Bennett Spence,
A.M. ’69
(pen name Bian An)

During the Japanese invasion of China in the 1930s, a young woman faces critical choices driven by war and by the Cold War between China and the U.S. Her decisions cannot be undone.
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Quintessentials for the Health Informatics Certification Exam
Jay G. Ronquillo, M.P.H. ’10, M.M.S. ’12, M.D.
A collection of concepts, mnemonics, practice questions, and references for biomedical informaticists and data scientists studying for the exam. Amazon.
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Boeing Metamorphosis
Launching the 737 and 747, 1965-1969
John Andrew, M.B.A. ’59 and John Fredrickson

Describes the transformation of Boeing from military contracting to commercial aviation giant. On
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The Conversation: How Seeking and Speaking the Truth about Racism Can Radically Transform Individuals and Organizations
Dr. Robert Livingston, Lecturer, H.K.S.

Offers an optimistic path toward solutions to racism, with a focus on information, conversation, and action.
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Odyssey's Child
John Lockton, LL.B. ’62

Life of Pi set in the Caribbean, a small boat on an amazing two month voyage, an evil man as dangerous as the tiger in Life of Pi, a youngster his prey, a black sailor trying to protect him, deadly perils, murder waiting. On
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Haydn's and Mozart's Sonata Styles: A Comparison
John Harutunian, G ’70

A systematic comparison of five elements of sonata style: tonic-dominant polarity, tonal deflections, structural junctures, development procedures, and recapitulation procedures.
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The Jewish Intellectual Tradition: A History of Learning and Achievement
Michael A. Shmidman, Ph.D. ’80 and Alan Kadish

Unpacking the salient traits of the Jewish intellectual tradition and exploring their potential for universal application.
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Rocky Mountain Modern: Contemporary Alpine Homes
John Gendall, GSD '06

A look at architectural modernism in the Rocky Mountain region. A portfolio of homes by leading architects and a brief history of mid-20th century design in the North American West.
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Who’s On Today
Life in a Brooklyn Commune
Elayne G. Archer ’66

How three families lived cooperatively, sharing childcare and housework, in Park Slope, Brooklyn. A vivid picture of the times and of an alternative approach to childrearing. On Amazon.
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The Boy Who Took Marilyn To The Prom
Henry Massie ’63

“A thought-provoking reflection on the dark side of glamour...”—Midwest Book Review. “...a mesmerizing story...poignantly melancholic, and psychologically sophisticated...”—Kirkus Reviews.
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Rural America's Pathway to College and Career: Steps for Student Success and School Improvement
Rick Dalton, Ed.M. ’79, Ed.D ’88

Improving rural schools is about economic development. A great read about challenges and triumphs in rural America. On Amazon.
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Late In the Third
Joe Bertagna ’73

An entertaining account of Bertagna’s half-century career in ice hockey, as player, coach and administrator. The first coach of Harvard women’s hockey, he has been a major contributor to college hockey.
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Play Forever: How to Recover from Injury & Thrive
Kevin R. Stone ’77, M.D.
Dr. Stone’s revolutionary approach to sports medicine will teach you how to live a lifetime of high-performance fitness, using injuries to return to sports fitter, faster, and stronger than before.
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The Last Letter: A Father’s Struggle, a Daughter’s Quest, and the Long Shadow of the Holocaust
Karen Baum Gordon ’78

The Holocaust took the author's grandparents’ lives and irrevocably altered her father’s life and her own.
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The Island in Winter
Alexandria Panehal, M.P.A. ’82

A firsthand account of how a small island community, physically isolated from the U.S. ‘mainland,’ not only survives, but thrives in the wintertime. For more info or to purchase, go to:
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The Great Cyprus Think Tank
Larry Lockridge, Ph.D. ’69

The second of four standalone yet interrelated satirical novels of The Enigma Quartet, Iguana Books. “Mindful of all kinds of disaster...a novel of deep comedy, energy, and chastened joy.” Maureen N. McLane.
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The One-Hour Miracle: A 5-Step Process to Guide Your Self-Healing
Andrew Hahn ’79 and Joan Beckett, L.M.H.C., MBA

A revolutionary healing framework that is a blueprint for transforming most problems. HCI Books.
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Federal Taxation in America
W. Elliot Brownlee '63

Inviting, concise, and comprehensive history of American taxation from American Revolution into the current fiscal paralysis. Explores dynamics among taxes, spending, deficits, and debt. Third edition, Cambridge University Press (2016).
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Marriages and Other Dilemmas
Collected Stories and a Memoir
Kitty Beer ’59

Plain View Press. Available May 1. “Funny, sad, sexy, dark and haunting...a living archive of her love of life...profoundly interesting and valuable. Bravo!” Catherine A. Hamilton, author of Victoria’s War.
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OURstory Unchained and Liberated from HIStory
Frankie O. Felder, Ed.D. ’86

A journey through the author’s enslaved and slave-holding ancestors’ lives in deep southern states before, during and after the Civil War. Unearths Black history from southern hiding places.
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The Secret Ministry of Frost
J. S. Berkman '77, J.D. '82

The little-known true story of the poet Coleridge and his son Hartley; a tale of addiction, estrangement, and poetic expression. Man Booker Prize winner John Banville has praised Berkman's prose. Amazon/Kindle
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Industry Unbound: The Inside Story of Privacy, Data, and Corporate Power
Ari Ezra Waldman ’02, J.D. '05

Privacy law isn’t working. Find out how tech companies manipulate us, our behavior, and our law.
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Dreaming of Harvard: A Novelistic Tale
Ernesto Gonzales Escobedo, Ed.M. ’89 Ed.D. ’98

A case study of educational opportunity, this memoir examines the life experiences of a first-generation Mexican American who aspired to study at Harvard.
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The Change Guidebook
Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino, H.B.S. Online Leadership, 2020

If you are seeking change and want to align with your highest purpose, the power is in your hands. A framework for crafting a new way to move through the world and inhabit our lives.
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From Horror to Hope: Recognizing and Preventing the Health Impacts of War
Barry S. Levy, M.P.H. ’70, M.D.

“An encyclopedic tour de force!”—Kathleen Rest, Former Exec. Dir., UCS. “A superb read.”—Michelle Williams, Dean, Harvard School of Public Health.
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Gains and Losses
James M. Jasper ’79 and co-authors

Social movements create complex patterns of good and bad effects. They can advance social justice in the modern world, but one small step at a time. Oxford University Press. On Amazon.
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Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney
Charles Stanley Ross ’71

Before he died in battle, Sidney expanded his semi-pornographical Arcadia into a meditation on good government (cross-dressers, a blind king). This is the full 1593 edition, the one Shakespeare studied.
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The Emperor’s Nightmare Saving American Democracy in the Age of Citizens United
Robert A. G. Monks ’54, LL.B ’58

Almost everyone knows that the present political system is not working. This book finds the root cause to be poor corporate governance. On Amazon.
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Jonathan Kaledin ’80

Tim Hennessey confronts bizarre, grim happenings on Cape Cod. Man or beast? A taut mystery and legal thriller. Compelling summer reading. Coming to on June 6, 2022.
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The Seton Miracles, Weeping Statues and Other Wonders
James L. Carney, J.D. ’66

“The tears of the Madonna belong to the order of signs. She is a mother crying when she sees her children threatened by a spiritual or physical evil.” Pope John Paul II.
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Ladyparts: A Memoir
Deborah Copaken ’88

A laugh-out-loud chronicle of bodily destruction and resurrection in the wake of marital rupture, as well as a searing indictment on how American policy and the medical establishment fails its women, again and again and again.
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Raw, Restless, Relentless Island
Crocker Snow ’61

Lifetime witness of species change, climate change, virus spillover on tiny, treeless, uninhabited island between Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. Email to order: [email protected]
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A Site Visit
C.S. Beck (Pen name of vetted A.L.M. ’21 alum)

An epic tale of ambition and hardship as five generations of a family seek a better life, and the woman who emerges to challenge traditions even when it risks breaking her spirit. On Amazon.
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The Value of Drawing Instruction in the Visual Arts and Across Curricula
Seymour Simmons III, Ed.D. ’88

A case for learning to draw for all in the digital age: fostering visual thinking and holistic development across disciplines. /9781138479975
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Geniuses® III
Neil W. Flanzraich ’65, J.D. ’68
The Reynolds family is attacked by the evil progenitor of the Genius Astrakhan clan, a soulless sorcerer, and the Lord of the Andromedan underworld. Will Roger be able to overcome the villains, and save his family and the world?
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The Seventh Trumpet
Joseph Dehner, J.D. ’73

An imaginative tale weaving together revelation, history, and geopolitics. As a global summit meets in Jerusalem, the Pope’s right-hand-man, a female Episcopal priest, and a tech whiz struggle to avoid a nuclear apocalypse.
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Healthcare In America: Looking Back to Move Forward
Mary A. Flowers, G ’74, M.D. ’78

Uses wisdom from the past to address current healthcare issues, and proposes ways we can achieve quality universal healthcare. Coming soon. Visit:
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Reflections in Stone and Bronze: Exploring Hawaii’s History and Culture through Sculpture
Cheryl D. Soon, M.C.P. ’75, Ph.D.

Statues are a medium for culture. As elsewhere, Hawaii faces debate over relevancy and reconciliation of its past. Color photographs. Mutual Publishing.
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The Orphans of Davenport
Marilyn Brookwood,
Ed.M. '08

How a band of young psychologists in 1930s Iowa shattered the nature-versus-nurture debate and overthrew long-accepted racist and classist views of childhood development. “This spirited history soars.” Publishers’ Weekly.
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Kathy Hurley, ALI ’14, and Dr. Barbara Kurshan
With Laura Smulian

An in-depth look at the mindset of entrepreneurial female leaders, including ALI alumnae, through their inspiring personal stories.
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The Secret Syllabus: A Guide to the Unwritten Rules of College Success
Jay Phelan, Ph.D. ’95 and Terry Burnham, Ph.D. ’97

Gives students the tools they need to thrive in college & reveals what is missing in the official curriculum.
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Revolutionary Surgeons
Per-Olof Hasselgren, Professor of Surgery, H.M.S.

Exciting stories about surgeons involved in the American Revolution who also built their surgical practices and performed many heroic procedures, all without anesthesia, of course.
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Dirty Science
Bob Gebelein ’56

WINNER OF 4 BOOK AWARDS. Self-knowledge for academia: How dirty politics overpowers critical thinking and blocks academic freedom. On Amazon. Audio book on
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Re-Educating Myself
Bob Gebelein ’56

An epic search for a new civilization, showing how “human nature” itself can be changed. This second edition contains updated language and a preface with my thoughts since the book was first published. On
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Fin Tales: Saving Cadillac, America's Luxury Icon
John Smith, M.B.A. ’76
An “inside baseball” account of turning around this storied brand in the late 90’s, once the quintessential expression of success in America. Available from Amazon starting May 24.
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Prepare for Crisis, Plan to Thrive: The Inside Story of How One Company Did It Right
Tom Raffio, FMLI ’78 and Diane H. Schmalensee
Available at The Bookery (Manchester, NH), Gibson’s Bookstore (Concord, NH), and
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There Are No Do-Overs: The Big Red Factors for Sustaining a Business Long Term
Tom Raffio, FLMI ’78, Dave Cowens and Barbara McLaughlin
Insight on creating a winning team at the office by reviewing lessons from the basketball court.
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