New Books


A Boy Named Zelton

Deeds Publishing (2012)

By Phyllis Conner Free (BFA ’69)

This memoir, composed of a narrative compilation of humorous and inspiring stories, chronicles the boyhood life of the late Okefenokee Swamp storyteller Zelton Conner.














Dunaway’s Crossing

Lloyd and Aspinwald (2012)

By Nancy Brandon (BSEd ’88, PhD ’00) This work of historical fiction, set in Savannah and middle Georgia in 1918 during the Spanish influenza pandemic, follows newlywed Bea Dot Ferguson as she struggles against her brutal husband and the deadly virus.


Everything You Need to Survive the Apocalypse

Simon Pulse (2012)

By Lucas Klauss (AB ’05)

In this novel, 15-year-old Phillip Flowers wrestles with questions about love, loss, faith and the end of the world.














The Red and Black Breed

Red House Books (2012)

By Molly Read Woo (ABJ ’84)

This novel combines murder mystery with a memoir, set in Athens and featuring many local landmarks.













Secrets of Shakespeare’s Grave

Houghton Mifflin (2012)

By Deron Hicks (BFA ’90)

In this pre-teen novel, 12-year-old Colophon Letterford investigates the link between her family’s literary legacy and Shakespeare’s tomb, embarking on a journey of literary and historical mystery.














Images of America: Madison

Arcadia Publishing (2012)

By Marcia Brooks (MPA ’02) and Kittie Mayfield

This photographic biography of a city tells the story of Madison, Ga., through images dating from the early 1900s to today.













I Love Georgia/I Hate Florida

Triumph Books (2012)

By Patrick Garbin (BBA ’98)

In Garbin’s fifth book on UGA football, the Bulldog Nation is provided with a 320-page manual as to why it should love its Georgia Bulldogs and hate the despised Florida Gators. Foreword by former UGA All-American tailback Tim Worley.









The First Apartment Book: Cool Design for Small Spaces

Clarkson Potter (2012)

By Kyle Schuneman and Heather Summerville (ABJ ’03)

This guide offers bold ideas for achieving big style in small places on any budget, with photo examples.












Why Men Get Married

CreateSpace (2012)

By Nikki Farrin (BBA ’99)

Using 20 years of discovery through dialog with men, the author delivers a hard-hitting, candid and revealing narrative about the way men really feel about marriage.














Atomic Assistance

Cornell University Press (2012)

By Matthew Fuhrmann (AB ’02, PhD ’08)

Part of the Cornell Studies in Security Affairs series, Fuhrmann’s essay examines historical precedents and argues that providing peaceful nuclear assistance helps the spread of nuclear weapons.













South Carolina Curiosities

Globe Pequot Press (2011)

By Lee Davis Perry (ABJ ’76) and J. Michael McLaughlin

Part of a series of state-specific books, this book highlights the most outlandish places, characters, events and wonders found within South Carolina’s borders.



Neiko’s Five Land Adventure

Two Harbors Press (2010)

By A. K. Taylor (BS ’07)

In this children’s book, a girl named Neiko becomes trapped in a new land after stepping through a doorway into another universe, and she must defeat the evil that trapped her there.