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Gooey butter cake and more

Ryan Nusbickel (’96) leaves TV career behind to write children’s books.

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@War: The battlefield of the future

Shane Harris (’98) explores America’s newest battlefield, cyberspace, in his new book.

Author Guy T. Montgomery ('09) with his wife, Genevieve.

Spine-tingling tales

Guy T. Montgomery’s (’09) first book is a collection of ghostly stories haunting historic Old Salem.

Reynolds Professor of American Studies Maya Angelou died on May 28, 2014.

Maya Angelou helped us find our voices

Maya Angelou had little patience for anyone who spoke in front of her class with a ‘small voice’ and challenged students to project with confidence, purpose and poise, writes John R. Hilley (’83).

Author Bob Sitton ('59)

Film critic Iris Barry a ‘Lady in the Dark’

Drawing on letters, memorabilia and historical documentaries, author Bob Sitton (’59) reconstructs the life and work of pioneering film critic Iris Barry.

George Faithful with his wife, Enelia, and their daughter, Penelope.

Mentoring made the difference

Thomas. West. Sellner. Theologian George Faithful (’01) says his first book would have been ‘impossible’ without guidance from influential professors.

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Pete Daniel (’61) shapes Southern history

Author Pete Daniel (’61, MA ’62) chronicles the South’s transformation.

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Peggy Smith: The golden age of ski resorts

Retired art history professor explores the architectural evolution of ski resorts in a compelling new book.

The Coln River in the Cotswolds, a place Jennifer Richardson describes as 'quintessentially English.'

‘Americashire’ a memoir of life, love in the Cotswolds

A “rural idyll memoir for any woman unsure about having kids” is how Jennifer Glen Richardson (’92) describes her new book.

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Assessing the Boston Marathon bombings

Counterterrorism expert Daveed Gartenstein-Ross (’98) examines the Boston Marathon bombings.