New Books


Humans of New York

St. Martin’s Press (2013)

By Brandon Stanton (AB ’08)

Based on the blog with more than a million loyal fans, this beautiful, heartfelt and funny collection of photographs and stories captures the spirit of the iconic American city.


















Everything in Between

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2009)

By Ava Leigh Stewart (BSFCS ’98)

Written while Stewart was a student at UGA, this coming-of-age novel follows McLean Edwards as she deals with relationships, sorority trouble and other hardships of college life.


Perfect Timing

Berkley Trade (2013)

By Laura Wilson Spinella (ABJ ’84)

A Jersey girl transplanted to the South finds unexpected romance that ends in emotional devastation. Years later Isabel Lang’s cozy life implodes, and she must confront the most unlikely hero from her past to save her future.


















The 12 Touchstones of Good Teaching: A Checklist for Staying Focused Every Day

Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (2013)

By Elizabeth Ross Hubbell (BSEd ’95) and Bryan Goodwin

This book presents the hallmarks of effective instruction and connects them to practical, take-and-apply guidance.
















A Bold and Hardy Race of Men

University of Massachusetts Press (2013)

By Jennifer Schell (MA ’98)

Schell juxtaposes and analyzes a wide array of 18th- and 19th-century whaling narratives, showing how this particular type of maritime work, and the traits and values associated with it, helped to shape the American literary, cultural and historical imagination.

















Knickerbocker Glory: A Chef’s Guide to Innovation in the Kitchen and Beyond

The Culinary Exchange LLC (2013)

By Matthew Robinson (BSFCS ’92, MS ’95)

The Knickerbocker Glory, a little known dessert, stands as a model to teach a simple innovation process and guide the reader from stated purpose to “wow” moment by exploring everything from idea creation to getting ideas off paper and turning them into reality.
















Urban Physical Education: Instructional Practices and Cultural Activities

Human Kinetics (2012)

By Amy Meltzer Rady (EdD ’81) and Rhonda Clements

This book presents 40 ready-to-use cultural games, modified sports and contemporary sport and performance activities, providing a broad background on issues facing PE teachers working in urban settings.
















A Majority of One

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2011)

By Robert Lamb (BSEd ’61)

When preachers in a rural Georgia town launch a campaign to ban selected novels from the high school curriculum and post the Ten Commandments in every classroom, only one person objects: English teacher Anne Brady, who finds herself in a battle to save her job and reputation.

















Return to Tobacco Road

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2013)

By Charlie Fiveash (BBA ’83)

This novel combines a historical account of the North Carolina tobacco industry along with suspense and romance for investment banker-turned-farmer Will Jordan.



















Leading with Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton

FreedomStar Media (2012)

By Leon “Lee” Ellis (AB ’65)

Ellis, a former Air Force pilot, talks about his five-and-a-half years of captivity and 14 key leadership principles.