Picks of the week 2008


Author: Matt Cashore '94


The Hamburger: A History, by Josh Ozersky ’96M.A.

Distant Hum, CD by Stella Schindler ’91

Working World: Careers in International Education, Exchange, and Development, by Sherry L. Mueller and Mark Overmann ’02

The Quilter’s Kitchen: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel with Recipes, by Jennifer Chiaverini ’92

No One Sees God: The Dark Night of Atheists and Believers, by Michael Novak, former Welch chair of American studies at ND

Swinging for the Fences: Choosing to Live an Extraordinary Life, by Alex Montoya ’96

Mighty Big Broom, CD by the Loose Caboose Band, brothers Bill Carey ’77 and Joe Carey ’79

Rough and Tumble: A Novel, by Mark Bavaro ’85

Bloodstoppers and Bearwalkers: Folk Traditions of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Third Edition, by Richard M. Dorson, edited by James P. Leary ’72

Freddie, Hector and Tish: The Treasure-Hunt Fish, by Brenda Darnley Martin ’77MBA and Mary Lee Gibbons, illustrated by Amy Jones Ramos

Bill Bright and Campus Crusade for Christ: The Renewal of Evangelicalism in Postwar America, by John G. Turner ’01M.

Football Weekends at Notre Dame: Snapshots and Traditions, by Bill Schmitt, photographs by Lou Sabo

Finding the Monk Within: Great Monastic Values for Today, by Edward Sellner ’78M.A., ’81Ph.D.

A Fatal Waltz, by Tasha Alexander (pen name of Tasha Gutting Tyska ’92)

Deep Rhythm and the Riddle of Eternal Life, by John S. Dunne, CSC, ’51

On Course: A Week-by-Week Guide to Your First Semester of College Teaching, by James. M Lang ’91

Seeds of Faith: Practices to Grow a Healthy Spiritual Life, by Jeremy Langford ’92

No Higher Calling, No Greater Responsibility: A Prosecutor Makes His Case, by John W. Suthers’74

The Winding Ways Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel, by Jennifer Chiaverini ’91

Santiago’s Children: What I Learned about Life at an Orphanage in Chile, by Steve Reifenberg ’81

What Though the Odds: Haley Scott’s Journey of Faith and Triumph, by Haley Scott DeMaria ’95 with Bob Schaller

Up Your Aspirations by Thinking Like a Kid and Earning Like a CEO, by Timothy Perozek, M.D. ’93, and Karin Perozek (SMC ’94)

Romero’s Legacy: The Call to Peace and Justice, edited by Pilar Hogan Closkey ’89 and John P. Hogan

Our Mom Is Getting Better and Our Dad Is Getting Better, by Alexander, Emily and Anna Rose Silver, the children of Dr. Julie Silver aned James Silver ’85

GameChangers: Improvisation for Business in the Networked World, by Mike Bonifer ’75

For Boys Only: The Biggest, Baddest Book Ever, by Marc Aronson and HP Newquist ’80

Americas CD, by Kevin McCormick 90’

Martyr of the Amazon: The Life of Sister Dorothy Stang, by Roseanne Murphy ’66Ph.D.

Miles from the Sideline: A Mother’s Journey with Her Special Needs Daughter, by Maura Weis, with Jessica trobaugh Temple ’92

The Konkans, by Tony D’Souza ’00MFA

Notre Dame and the Game that Changed Football: How Jesse Harper Made the Forward Pass a Weapon and Knute Rockne a Legend, by Frank P. Maggio ’63J.D.

Unmentionables: poems, by Beth Ann Fennelly ’93

American Songs, Volume 2, CD by Josephine Cameron ’00MFA

Known by Name: Inside the Halls of Notre Dame, by James B. King, CSC, ’81, ’87M.Div., ’07MNA

Gloria Patri: The History and Theology of the Lesser Doxology, by Nicholas Ayo, CSC, ’56, ’62M.A.

The World in Pancho’s Eye, by J.P.S. Brown ’52

Bhutan: Hidden Lands of Happiness, photography and writing by John Wehrheim ’69

The Crisis of Modern Times: Perspectives from The Review of Politics, 1939–1962, edited by A. James McAdams, ND professor of international affairs

The First Adventures of Incredible Me, by Sarah Riley Headrick ’95 and Sarah Foreman Rivera, illustrations by Jill Dryer Bartolucci

1000 Paintings of Genius, by Victoria Charles, Joseph Manca, Megan McShane, Donald Wigal ’66M.A.

Montpelier and the Madisons: House, Home and American Heritage, by Matthew G. Hyland ’89

Rituals Rites Celebrations: Reaching Across Time, by Al Harding Jr. ’59

The Abduction, by Mark Gimenez ’80J.D.

outside the box, comedy CD by John Garrett ’98

Brand NFL: Making and Selling America’s Favorite Sport, by Michael Oriard ’70

One Hundred Great Catholic Books: From the Early Centuries to the Present, by Don Brophy ’56

Global Outlaws: Crime, Money, and Power in the Contemporary World, by Carolyn Nordstrom, Notre Dame professor of anthropology

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