New Books


The Second Bud: Deserting the City for a Farm Winery

Mercer University Press (2013)

By Martha M. Ezzard (ABJ ’60)

This memoir tells the story of Ezzard and her husband, John (BS ’58), leaving the city to save a Southern family farm and delve into the world of fine wine.












An Anthology of Sisterhood

Eargasmic Ink (2013)

Co-edited by Francene Breakfield (BS ’95) and L.D. Wells

A collection of more than 100 poems, essays, short stories and lyrics commissioned from 22 women who are joined in sisterhood through Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.












Romancing the Brand: How Brands Create Strong, Intimate Relationships with Consumers

Jossey-Bass (2014)

By Tim Halloran (MMR ’94)

Shows how to start, grow, maintain and troubleshoot a successful relationship between brand and consumer, sharing the secrets behind establishing a mutually beneficial “romance.”












What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife?: A Memoir

Oneworld Publications (2013)

By David Harris-Gershon (AB ’97)

This memoir tells the story of the author’s search to uncover the reasons for a terrorist attack that almost killed his wife, and his consequent visit to the terrorist and his family.












The Joy of Nada

CreateSpace (2013)

By Sue Genaro Legacy (MSW ’91)

A memoir about growing up with insecurities and anxieties, but finding ultimate joy in a very real but unexpected place.












Reawakening Rebekah: The Gift of the CLAMOR Girls

Deeds Publishing (2013)

By Deidre Ann Delaughter (MEd ’07)

A story that celebrates triumph over great loss and testifies to the resilience of the human spirit, revealed not in grand acts but in the many small decisions to get even by learning to live well.












Gifts in Time

Outskirts Press (2013)

By David C. Tribby (DVM ’64)

A book of poetry whose lines were influenced by the diversity of people, animals and places and the beauty of the natural world.












The Courage to Kill

Cliff Edge Publishing (2013)

By Ron Argo (ABJ ’68)

As Janice Parrish stands charged for murdering the father she loved, crime reporter Ray Myers investigates her case and finds multiple murders linked to long-ago sexual crimes against children.












I Dare Me: How I Rebooted and Recharged My Life by Doing Something Every Day

Penguin (2013)

By Lu Ann Cahn (ABJ ’78)

This memoir/ self-help book explores how first-time experiences large and small, from a polar bear plunge to planting an herb garden, can reinvigorate life.












On the Organic Law of Change: A Facsimile Edition and Annotated Transcription of Alfred Russel Wallace’s Species Notebook of 1855-1859

Harvard University Press (2013)

By James T. Costa (MS ’88, PhD ’92)

Offers an edition of the “Species Notebook” of 1855-1859, which Wallace kept during his legendary expedition in peninsular Malaysia, Indonesia and Western New Guinea.








Repeat the Remarkable

McGraw-Hill (2013)

By Perry Holley (BBA ’80)

A toolbox for organizational leadership that drives remarkable performance­ and keeps it running full throttle—an ability shared by great companies.