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Utica Boilermaker: America's Premier 15K Road Race
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the initial running of the Utica Boilermaker marathon, which is today internationally known and attracts participants from around the world. More ...
The Lebanese Role in the Historic Struggle Between East and West
The author, who has done considerable research and much writing on Lebanon and the Near East, and especially on the Lebanese and their contributions to this country as well as the world, wrote this work in the aftermath of September 11. In it, he sees contemporary acts of terrorism as the latest outbreaks of an East-West struggle that goes back to the Crusades, with Lebanon uneasily poised in a moderate stance between them. More ...
Cheap Complex Devices
Winners of the inaugural Hofstadter Prize for machine-written narrative, these artificially constructed stories represent the future of post-human fiction. More ...
Whistling in the Dark
Based on some riveting true stories and set in part at Hamilton College, this is the tale of a daredevil pilot and atheist who comes to faith through his research into and encounters with supernatural phenomena and who finds love with his Jamaican-American wife. The hero's story is woven into a larger account of his family, which has been plagued for centuries by a demonic being, from the mountains of Greece to present-day New England. More ...
Stormchasers: The Hurricane Hunters and Their Fateful Flight into Hurricane Janet
Stormchasers by David Toomey '78, focuses on the history of "hurricane hunters" who fly planes into hurricanes and a 1955 disaster that befell one crew. Toomey recreates the hurricane reconnaissance flight into Hurricane Janet in September 1955 that took the lives of nine Navy crewmen and two journalists. More ...
600 DAYS: A Motivational Adventure to 30 Countries
Alumnus Kevin P. Davidsen '94 is the author of 600 DAYS: A motivational adventure to 30 countries, published by American Literary Press. Davidsen's book chronicles his 600 day backpacking journey around the world. It interweaves the journal entries from his trip around the world with basic motivational exercises and concepts. More ...
Toilet Trained for Yale: Adventures in Twenty-First-Century Parenting
The author, “a professional parent and grandparent who writes on the side,” is best known as a prolific penner of humor. Based on personal experience combined with acute observation of human foibles, he tackles in this work parental obsessions with raising perfect children. Published in paperback under the title My Kid’s An Honor Student, Your Kid’s a Loser, it contains biting social criticism amidst all its engagingly witty prose. More ...
Economic Issues Today: Alternative Approaches
Highly accessible and relevant in today's economic environment, Economic Issues Today provides a unique approach to understanding what the practice of economics is all about. Carson covers 14 current economic issues, providing for each an analysis and proposed solution from three different ideological perspectives: Conservative, Liberal, and Radical (www.barnesandnoble.com). More ...
Speaking Volumes: Women, Reading, and Speech in the Age of Austen
First inspired by reading Pride and Prejudice aloud and discovering a totally new novel, Michaelson (literary studies, U. of Texas-Dallas) looks generally at the relationship between reading and speech in the late 18th century. She challenges the tradition that links the rise of the novel firmly to print culture and to silent and solitary reading, and the tendency in both the 18th and 20th centuries to define women's language as a coherent sociolect. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (www.barnesandnoble.com). More ...
Stretching It: The Story of the Limousine
Michael L. Bromley '86 is the author of Stretching It: The Story of the Limousine. The book is an automotive and social history of the limousine from its origins in carriages to the monster-sized, luxurious vehicles of today. Co-written with Tom Mazza, the work is lavishly decorated in both black-and-white and color. More ...
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