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-+*Stephen Alter ’77 Becoming a Mountain: Himalayan Journeys in Search of the Sacred and the Sublime (Arcade, 2015) Alter and his wife, Ammeta, live in the hill station of Mussoorie, India, in the foothills of the Himalayas, where he was raised by American missionary parents. Their relatively peaceful existence was brutally interrupted when four armed…

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-+*William Firshein, Daniel Ayres Professor of Biology, Emeritus The Infectious Microbe (Oxford University Press, 2014) An analysis of one ton of soil revealed that the number of microorganisms in it exceeded the number of stars in our galaxy by a factor of 100,000. We live in a dense sea of microorganisms; our bodies exist in…

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-+*Steven G. Blum ’81 Negotiating Your Investments Wiley, 2014 Experienced negotiating strategist Blum reveals how to apply negotiating knowledge to the world of individual investing in this detailed guide. With expert insights into all the stages of a successful negotiation, this book teaches readers how to prepare for and conduct important financial discussions with an…

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-+*Dan M. Brown ’94 Designing Together: The Collaboration and Conflict Management Handbook for Creative Professionals New Riders, 2013 The increasing complexity of design projects, the greater reliance on remote team members, and the evolution of design techniques demands professionals who can cooperate effectively. This book encourages practicing designers to cultivate collaborative behaviors and deal constructively…

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-+* JEREMY ARNOLD ’91 Lawrence of Arabia: The Fiftieth Anniversary SONY PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT. This handsome hardbound coffee table book is part of a recently released Lawrence of Arabia 50th-Anniversary Collector’s Edition Blu-ray box set

FICTION AND POETRY

-+*CLIFTON B. “KIP” ANDERSON ’71,Mortal Soup and the Blue YonderWHITE VIOLET PRESS, 2013 SALLY KOSLOW P’99, P’04,The Widow WaltzVIKING, 2013 VIRGINIA PYE ’82,River of DustUNBRIDLED BOOKS, 2013 AMANI WILLETT ’97, PHOTOGRAPHER,DisquietDAMIANI FACTORY, 2013 MICHAEL WOLFE ’68, TRANSLATOR,Cut These Words Into My Stone: Ancient Greek EpitaphsTHE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2012

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-+*CYNTHIA ARNSON ’76, EDITOR,In the Wake of War: Democratization and Internal Armed Conflict in Latin AmericaWOODROW WILSON CENTER PRESS, STANFORD UNIVERSITYPRESS, 2012 PAUL DICKSON ’61,Words from the White HouseWALKER & COMPANY, 2013 MARK J. ESTREN ’68, BEVERLY A. POTTER,Question Authority to Think for YourselfRONIN PUBLISHING, 2012 TINA HARRIS ’98,Geographical Diversions: Tibetan Trade, Global TransactionsTHE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA…