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10 New Alumni Books

by | May 21, 2024 | Alumni Authors, Animal Science, Culture, Summer 2024

New or forthcoming titles by Aggies for your summer reading list.

Jeanne C. DeFazio ’73 collect poems by Terry McDermott for Letting Go (Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2024), addressing post-abortion grief.

Jason Warburg ’84 self-published the third novel in his Tim Green series, as the protagonist searches his family history and discovers his grandfather was a Holocaust survivor in Home Was a Dream (2024).

Eric Paul Shaffer, Ph.D. ’91, celebrated the recent publication of Green Leaves: Selected & New Poems (Coyote Arts Press, 2024), his eighth book of poetry. Shaffer’s book, A Million-Dollar Bill, once out of print, was reissued in 2024 by Coyote Arts.

Mark Wisniewski, M.A. ’91, writes a noir mystery for his latest book, Necessary Deeds (Regal House Publishing, 2024).

Patrick Moser, Ph.D. ’97, follows up his previous book about Hawaiian surf culture with a look at cultural appropriation in Waikīkī Dreams: How California Appropriated Hawaiian Beach Culture (University of Illinois Press,2024).

Josh Fernandez ’04 offers an encompassing memoir in The Hands That Crafted the Bomb: The Making of a Lifelong Antifascist (PM Press, 2024).

Gabrielle Myers, M.A. ’08, publishes her third book of poetry, Break Self: Feed (Finishing Line Press, 2024), out in July.

Rachel Stark, M.A. ’19, presents her debut novel, Perris, CA (Penguin Press, 2024), about a female character’s journey from trauma to healing in a mostly unseen part of America.

Hannah Holzer ’20 teaches children how to be journalists in Kid Reporter Field Guide (Penguin Young Readers, 2024), out in December.

Shamanique Bodie-Williams, M.B.A. ’26, explores how kids can talk about respecting animal habitat in the children’s book, Esther and the Three Bahamian Crabs (The Bahamas Wellness Center, 2024).