New Books


Bulldawg: Detective Tales from the Classic City

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2013)

By Jason Eric Brooks (AB ’02)

Written as an homage to Athens and its singular feel, this collection of short stories follows a detective working unique cases in the Classic City.

Rebel Faith

eBook Artisans

By Corey Little (BSFCS ’00)

Based on the author’s own spiritual journey, Rebel Faith explores questions of doubt and faith.

When Colleges Sang: The Story of Singing in American College Life

University of Alabama Press (2013)

By J. Lloyd Winstead (BBA ’89, MEd ’97, EdD ’05)

A history of how a seemingly small component of college life has had a far-reaching impact on collegiate traditions and on the lives of countless students over more than three centuries.


Ecanus Publishing (2013)

By William Roy Pipes (EdD ’87)

A novel that combines danger, suspense, romance and intrigue interwoven with the history and culture of the Appalachians.

Miss Dimple Suspects

St. Martin’s Minotaur (2013)

By Mignon Franklin Ballard (ABJ ’56)

In the third installment of the Miss Dimple mysteries, first-grade teacher Miss Dimple Kilpatrick searches for a missing child and finds herself again entangled in murder.

The Resurrectionist

W. W. Norton & Company (2013)

By Matthew Guinn (AB ’92)

This work of historical fiction follows a young doctor as he wrestles with the legacy of a slave “resurrectionist” owned by his South Carolina medical school.

Dear Old U-G-A

The Red and Black Publishing Co. (2013)

By Carrol Dadisman (ABJ ’56)

In this coffee table book, reports from The Red & Black newspaper trace the colorful history of student organizations, reveal origins of campus traditions, chronicle the overcoming of resistance to coeducation and desegregation and much more.

More Tales of Kinfolks, Friends, Varmints, & The Storyteller, Too

Laurel Mountain Press (2012)

By Janie P. Taylor (BSHE ’52, MEd ’76)

In this sequel to The Storyteller: Tales from Tiger Mountain, Rabun County native Taylor continues her folksy yarns, along with memories by family members.

Lost Baltimore

Pavilion (2013)

By Gregory J. Alexander (ABJ ’93)

This coffee table book features rarely published images of homes, buildings, industrial ports and other commercial entities that have been razed, damaged and significantly altered over the years, as well as important historical events that have shaped Baltimore.


Codhill Press (2012)

By Heather Matesich (PhD ’09)

A collection of poems, inspired by Michigan’s winter landscape, that won the 2012 Codhill Press Chapbook Award.

Johnny Football: Johnny Manziel’s Road from the Texas Hill Country to the Top of College Football

William Morrow (2012)

By Josh Katzowitz (ABJ ’01)

An e-book biography of Johnny Manziel, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner from Texas A&M.

The Million Dollar Financial Services Practice

AMACOM Publishing (2013)

By David J. Mullen Jr. (ABJ ’77, MBA ’79)

Written for financial advisors who are looking for a comprehensive guide on how to build a successful financial services practice.

You’ve Graduated, Now What?: 10 Steps to Stand Out and Get Hired in the New Economy

E.K. Allen All Crvtive (2012)

By Monica Allen (BBA ’96) and Ethan K. Allen (AB ’99)

A guide for graduates written by young entrepreneurs who went from sitting on one side of the interviewer’s desk to sitting in the hiring manager’s seat in a short span of years.

The Cambridge Introduction to Tom Stoppard

Cambridge University Press (2013)

By William W. Demastes (MA ’79)

A concise overview of one of the great living playwrights, author of “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead,” “Arcadia,” “Shakespeare in Love” and many more modern classics.

The Subversive Job Search: How to Overcome a Lousy Job, Sluggish Economy, and Useless Degree to Create a Six-Figure Career

Career Press (2013)

By Alan Corey (BBA ’00)

A first-person account of job searching in a down economy that puts a new spin on networking, interviewing and salary negotiation.

Sid Gillman: Father of the Passing Game

Clerisy Press (2012)

By Josh Katzowitz (ABJ ’01)

A biography of football coaching legend Sid Gillman.

Eight Questions and the God Who’s Asking

Westbow Press (2012)

By Paul Gotthardt (AB ’98)

A guide for living confidently in Christ when life doesn’t make sense.

Target Leadership

Switches Safe Inc. (2013)

By Jeff “Odie” Espenship (AB ’86)

This book prepares target leaders—those who inspire the best in others.

Gendered Politics in the Modern South

Louisiana State University Press (2012)

By Keira Williams (PhD ’07)

Williams uses the Susan Smith infanticide case of 1994-95 to analyze the “new sexism’’ found in the agenda of the budding neo-conservative movement of the 1990s and to contextualize the case within the history of gender politics over the last quarter of the 20th century.