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Following is a list of books and CDs mentioned in the September-October 1999 issue of Harvard Magazine, by article. Click on the the article titles to learn more about the books or CDs, or click on the book or CD titles to purchase the items via Amazon.com.

Purchase Contributing Editor John T. Bethell's book, Harvard Observed
From The 30 Years' War:
Coming Apart: A Memoir of the Harvard Wars of 1969, by Roger Rosenblatt

The Shadow University, by Alan Charles Kors and Harvey A. Silverglate

America in Black and White, by Stephan Thernstrom and Abigail Thernstrom

Whose Votes Count?, by Abigail Thernstrom

The Shape of the River, by Derek Bok and William G. Bowen

Who Stole Feminism?, by Christina Hoff Sommers

The Closing of the American Mind, by Allan Bloom

Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge, by Edward O. Wilson

From The Stirring of Sleeping Beauty:
On Beauty and Being Just, by Elaine Scarry

Sexual Personae, by Camille Paglia

The Beauty Myth, by Naomi Wolf

Survival of the Prettiest: The Science of Beauty, by Nancy Etcoff

The Book of Squares, by Leonardo of Pisa (a.k.a. Fibonacci), L.E. Sigler translator

From The Browser:
No Sha me in My Game: The Working Poor in the Inner City, by Katherine S. Newman

The Amateur: An Independent Life of Letters, by Wendy Lesser

The Fire Within, by Don Braden

Warrior Sisters: The New Adventures of African and Asian Womyn Warriors, Fred Ho, composer and conductor

Pictur ing Old New England: Image and Memory, edited by William H. Truettner and Roger B. Stein

Tigers and Ice: Reflections on Nature and Life, by Edward Hoagland

The Re stless Sea: Exploring the World beneath the Waves, by Robert Kunzig

Civic Beauties: A Musical Novel, by C.D. Payne

The To wer, by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz

A Kiss in Space, by Mary Jo Salter

Debati ng the Good Society: A Quest to Bridge America's Moral Divide, by Andrew Bard Schmookler

Seven Stages of Money Maturity: Understanding the Spirit and Value of Money in Your Life, by George Kinder

Homela nds and Waterways: The American Journey of the Bond Family, 1846-1926, by Adele Logan Alexander

From Health:
Harvar d Medical School Family Health Guide
From John Harvard's Journal:
Women and Gender in Islam: The Historical Roots of a Modern Debate, by Leila Ahmed

A Border Passage: From Cairo to America--A Woman's Journey, by Leila Ahmed

Love Story, by Erich Segal

From Poetry by Frank Bidart:
In the Western Night: Collected Poems 1965-90


From The College Pump:

Getting into Yale: How One Student Wrote This Book and Got into the School of His Dreams, by Joshua Berezin

From The Alumni:
Learni ng to Fly: Trapeze--Reflections on Fear, Trust, and the Joy of Letting Go, by Sam Keen

Fire i n the Belly: On Being a Man, by Sam Keen

Iron J ohn: A Book About Men, by Robert Bly

The World According to Wavelets: The Story of a Mathematical Technique in the Making, by Barbara Burke Hubbard

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