7/31/2009 Jill Colford Schoeniger ’86

Bookshelf: Summer 2009

Environmental Geochemistry: Site Characterization, Data Analysis and Case Histories

Harvey E. Belkin ‘65 (ed.)

This book explores the role of geochemistry in the environment, site characterization and health problems related to environment pollution. (Elsevier, 2008)

Al Qaeda Goes to College

James Ottavio Castagnera, Ph.D., J.D., ‘69

This book explores how the 9/11 attacks and the American political scene afterward have affected higher education, including universities’ roles in training counterterrorismexperts and bioterrorism research on campuses. (Praeger, 2009)

Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America

John Earl Haynes, Harvey Klehr, Ph.D., ’67 and Alexander Vassiliev

Based on KGB archives that have never come to light before, this book offers a new, sometimes shocking, historical account of Soviet espionage in America. (Yale University Press, 2009)

Foundation and Endowment Investing

Lawrence E. Kochard and Cathleen M. Rittereiser ‘82

This book profiles leading foundation and endowment CIOs, chronicling their investment philosophies and the challenges of allocating assets and managing risk. (Wiley, 2008)

Better Safe than Sorry, The Ironies of Living with the Bomb

Michael Krepon ‘68

In this book about the past and present nuclear age, Krepon evaluates countervailing trends associated with current proliferation concerns and offers a vision of the future. (Stanford University Press, 2009)

The Making of Buddhist Modernism

David L. McMahan, associate professor of religious studies

McMahan charts the development of Buddhist modernism and analyzes popular and scholarly writings with a focus on ideological and imaginative encounters between Buddhism and modernity. (Oxford University Press, 2008)

Strange Nervous Laughter

Bridget McNulty ‘05

The lives of six people collide in McNulty’s magical realism–infused debut set in Durban, South Africa, during the hottest summer on record. (Thomas Dunne Books, 2009)

An Odyssey with Animals: A Veterinarian’s Reflections on the Animal Rights & Welfare Debate

Adrian Morrison, D.V.M., Ph.D., ‘57

Morrison offers a multifaceted argument in favor of using animals humanely in research, centered on his belief that human interests must be the primary concern of science and society. (Oxford University Press, 2009)

Settling Accounts

Jack Seville ‘60

Seville chronicles the trials of a couple living in contemporary Berkeley Springs, W. Va., with a look back into life in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War. (Xlibris Corp., 2008)

Dr. Mayo’s Boy: A Century of American Medicine

Rob Tenery, M.D., ’64

This book traces three generations of Texas physicians (the author, his father, Mayo, and his grandfather, W.C.) in small-town Waxahachie and in Dallas, offering heartening stories of physicians and their commitment to their patients. (Brown Books Publishing Group, 2009)

The Chesapeake Watershed

Ned Tillman ‘71

Tillman creates a palpable sense of place and offers readers a call to action to help save the bay and planetary ecosystem from a range of human impacts. (Alan C. Hood & Co., 2009)

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