Books By Alums

Fiction

Charles Ardai '87
Fifty-to-One (2008)
The Good Neighbor Policy: A Double-Cross in Double Dactyls (2007)

Jonathan Kirshner '82
Urban Flight (2015)

Michael Burstein '87
I Remember the Future (2008)

Hortense Calisher '28 (see also Memoir/Autobiography)
Sunday Jews (2003)
The Novellas of Hortense Calisher (1997)
In the Slammer with Carol Smith (1997)
In the Palace of the Movie King (1993)
The Small Bang (under the pseudonym of Jack Fenno) (1992)
Kissing Cousins: A Memory (1988)
Age (1987)
The Bobby-Soxer (1986)
Saratoga Hot (1985)
Mysteries of Motion (1983)
On Keeping Women (1977)
The Collected Stories of Hortense Calisher (1975)
Queenie (1971)
Eagle Eye (1973)
Standard Dreaming (1972)
The New Yorkers (1969)
The Railway Police, and The Last Trolley Ride (1966)
Journey from Ellipsia (1966)
Extreme Magic (1964)
Textures of Life (1963)
Tale for the Mirror (1962)
False Entry (1961)
In the Absence of Angels (1951)

Donna WOOLFOLK Cross '65 (see also Non-Fiction)
Pope Joan (1996)

Jane Delynn '64
Leash (2001)
Bad Sex is Good (1998)
Don Juan in the Village (1990)
Real Estate (1988)
In Thrall (1982)
Some Do (1978)

Corinne Demas '64 (see also Memoir/Autobiography & Poetry)
Everything I Was (2011) 
The Writing Circle (2010)
If I Ever Return Again (2000)
What We Save For Last (1992)
Daffodills or the Death of Love (1983)
ThSame River Twice (1982)

Millicent GERSON Dillon '40 (see also Non-Fiction)
A Version of Love (2003)
Dance of the Mothers (1991)
The One in the Back is Medea (1972)
Baby Perpetua and Other Stories (1971)

Diane di Prima '51 (see also Memoir/Autobiography & Poetry)  
Dinners and Nightmares (1960)

Jessica Jiji '83
Sweet Dates in Basra (2010)
Diamonds Take Forever (2005)

Jodi DELLA FEMINA Kim '86 (see also Non-Fiction)
By Invitation Only (2009)

Judy ZAHLER Kronenfeld '60 (see also Poetry)
King Lear and the Naked Truth: Rethinking the Language of Religion and Resistance (1998)

Jean Kwok '86
Girl in Translation (2010)

Victoria SCHOCHET Lustbader '64
Stone Creek (2008)
Hidden (2007

Jo ASARO Manning '58 (see also Non-Fiction)
Seducing Mr. Heywood (2002)
The Reluctant Guardian (1999)

Jana Martin '80
Russian Lover and Other Stories (2007)

Karen SCHULTZ McQuillan '68
The Cheetah Chase (1994)
Elephants' Graveyard (1993)
Deadly Safari (1990

Thisbe Nissen '90 (see also Cookbooks/Foodwriting) 
Osprey Island (2004)
The Good People of New York (2002)
Out of the Girls’ Room and Into the Night: Stories (1999)

Cynthia Ozick, Jan. '46 (see also Non-Fiction)
Dictation - A Quartet (2008)
Collected Stories (2007)
Heir to the Glimmering World (2004) -- published in the UK as The Bear Boy (2005)
The Puttermesser Papers (1997)
Envy; or, Yiddish in America (1989)
The Shawl (1989)
The Messiah of Stockholm (1987)
The Cannibal Galaxy (1983)
Levitation: Five Fictions (1982)
Bloodshed and Three Novellas (1976)
The Pagan Rabbi and Other Stories (1971)
Trust (1966)

Valerie HAYNES Perry '75
Members (2012)
Tanner Blue (2008)

Lona FLAM Rubenstein '50
Itzig, An Historical Novel (2010)
From Away (1997)

David Salvage '81
The Dolphin Smiles (2006)

Sarah Schulman '75 (see also Non-Fiction & Plays)
The Mere Future (2009)
The Child (2007)
Shimmer (1998)
Rat Bohemia (1995)
Empathy (1992)
People in Trouble (1990)
After Delores (1988)
Girls, Visions and Everything (1986)
The Sophie Horowitz Story (1984)

Amy Sohn '91
Motherland, A Novel (2012)
Prospect Park West
  (2009)
My Old Man (2005)
Sex and the City: Kiss and Tell (2004)
Run Catch Kiss (1999)

Esther FRIESNER Stutzman '68
Series, anthologies & short stories
E.Godz (2003) (with Robert Asprin)
The Sword of Mary (1996)
Child of the Eagle (1996)
The Psalms of Herod (1995)
The Sherwood Game (1994)
The Wishing Season (1993)
Split Heirs (1993) (with Lawrence Watt-Evans)
Yesterday We Saw Mermaids (1992)
It's Been Fun (1991)
Ecce Hominid (1991)
Druid's Blood (1988)
The Silver Mountain (1986)
Harlot's Ruse (1986)

 

Children's Fiction 

C.S. (Carole Schwerdtfeger) Adler '49
Other Girls Are So Pretty (2011)
The Shell Lady's Daughter (2004) 
Magic of the Glits (2001)
Saving Dove: One Unhappy Horse (2003)
The No Place Cat (2002)
One Unhappy Horse (2001)
Winning (1999)
Not Just a Summer Crush (1998)
Her Blue Straw Hat (1997)
More Than a Horse (1997)
Courtyard Cat (1996)
What's to Be Scared Of, Suki? (1996)
That Horse Whiskey! (1995)
Youn Hee And Me (1995)
Willie, the Frog Prince (1994)
Daddy's Climbing Tree (1993)
Tuna Fish Thanksgiving (1992)
Mismatched Summer (1991)
Tribe for Lexi (1991)
Ghost Brother (1990)
Help, Pink Pig! (1990)
One Sister Too Many (1989)
The Lump in the Middle (1989) 
Always and Forever Friends (1988)
Eddie's Blue-Winged Dragon (1988)
If You Need Me (1988)
Carly's Buck (1987)
Kiss the Clown (1986)
Split Sisters (1986)
Binding Ties (1985)
Good-Bye Pink Pig (1985)
With Westie and the Tin Man (1985)
Fly Free (1984)
Shadows on Little Reef Bay (1984)
Get Lost, Little Brother (1983)
Roadside Valentine (1983)
The Shell Lady's Daughter (1983)
Footsteps On the Stairs (1982)
Some Other Summer (1982)
The Evidence That Wasn't There (1982)
The Once in a While Hero (1982)
Down By The River (1981)
Shelter On Blue Barns Road (1981)
The Cat the Was Left Behind (1981)
In Our House Scott is My Brother (1980)
The Magic of the Glits (1979)
The Silver Coach (1979) 

Meredith J. Berlin '83
The Ghost Light Kids Get Hooked (2009)

Jean MOVERMAN Leonard, Jan. '44
The Hat Lady (2004)

Polly Shulman '80
The Poe Estate (2015)
The The Wells Bequest: A Companion to The Grimm Legacy (2014)
The Grimm Legacy (2011)
Enthusiasm (2006)
The Hawthorne Annex

Memoir/Autobiography

Ilene Edelstein Beckerman '53
The Smartest Woman I Know (2011)
Makeovers at the Beauty Counter of Happiness (2005)
Mother of the Bride: The Dream, The Reality, The Search for a Perfect Dress (2000)
What We Do For Love (1997)
Love, Loss and What I Wore (1995)

Hortense Calisher '28 (see also Fiction) 
Tattoo for a Slave (2004)
Herself (1972)

Sylvia DYM Cole '32
Remembering the Bough of Summer and the Winter Branch (2006)
The Facts on File Dictionary of Modern Allusions (2001)

Corinne Demas '64 (see also Fiction & Poetry)
Eleven Stories High: Growing Up in Stuyvesant Town, 1948-1968 (2000)

Diane di Prima '51 (see also Fiction & Poetry)
Recollections of My Life as a Woman: The New York Years (2001) 
Memoirs of a Beatnik (1968)

Helen Epstein (see also Non-Fiction)
Where She Came From: A Daughter's Search for her Mother's History (1997)

Sari Gilbert '59
My Home Sweet Rome: Living (and loving) in the Eternal City (2014)

Beth JACKENDOFF Harpaz ’77 (see also Non-Fiction)
13 Is the New 18 (2009)
Finding Annie Farrell (2004)

Bernadine Healy '62
Living Time: Faith and Facts to Transform Your Cancer Journey (2007)

Robbie (Roberta) Pfeufer KAHN '59
Milk Teeth, A Memoir of a Woman and Her Dog (2008)

Eve Kanner, Jan. ’49 (with Mia Kanner)
Shattered Crystals (Holocaust Diaries) (1997)                                                                                                                                                                  

Greg Lichtenberg '84
Playing Catch With My Mother; Coming to Manhood When All the Rules Have Changed (2001)

Audre Lorde ’51 (see also Poetry)
The Cancer Journals (1980)

Judith Matloff '76
Home Girl: Building a Dream House on a Lawless Block (2008)
Fragments of a Forgotten War (1997)

Emily WALTER Mikulewicz '58
Carrying On: A Somewhat Geriatric Love Affair (2008)

Nancy KIPNIS Miller '57 (see also Non-Fiction)
Breathless: An American in Paris (2013) 
What They Saved: Pieces of a Jewish Past (2011)

Lona Rubenstein '50
Getting Back in the Game...(2006)

Susan Schulman '62
Backstage Pass to Broadway: True Tales from a Theatre Press Agent (2013)

Lyla BLAKE Ward, Jan. '46
How to Succeed at Aging Without Really Dying (2010)

Roslyn Willett '40
A Little Work, A Little Play (2016)

Non-Fiction

Dohra Ahmad '89
Landscapes of Hope: Anti-Colonial Utopianism in America (2009)
Rotten English: A Literary Anthology (2007)

Gloria JACOWER Arenson '53
Procrastination Nation (2008)

Laura Auricchio '86
Adelaide Labille-Guiard: Artist in the Age of Revolution (2009)
Royalists to Romantics: Women Artists from Versaille, the Louvre, and Other French National Collections (with others) (2012)
The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered (2014) 

Christine Bader '89
The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: Girl Meets Oil (2014)

Kyle Baker '83 (see also Graphic Novels/Comics)
How to Draw Stupid and Other Essentials of Cartooning (2008)

Janet SANTILLI Barrett '59
They Called Her Reckless: A True Story of War, Love and One Extraordinary Horse (2013)

Susan MAJORS Battley '68
Coached to Lead: How to Achieve Extraordinaty Results with an Executive Coach (2006)

Anne C. Beal '80 MD, MPH  
The Black Parenting Book: Caring for Our Children in the First Five Years (1999)

Margaret Bender '81
From Grief to Celebration, How One Family Learned to Embrace the Gift of Down Syndrome (2010)
Linguistic Diversity in the South (2004)
Signs of Cherokee Culture: Sequoyah’s Syllabary in Eastern Cherokee Life (2002)
Foreign at Home and Away: Foreign-Born Wives in the U.S. Foreign Service (2002)

Donna Woolfolk Cross '65 (see also Fiction)
Word Abuse: How the Words We Use Use Us (1979)
Mediaspeak: How Television Makes Up Your Mind (1984)

Millicent GERSON Dillon '40 (see also Fiction) 
After Egypt (1990)

Irene Cohen Elia '64
The Female Animal (1985)
The Predators (1978)

Elaine LEONG Eng, MD '72
A Christian Approach to Overcoming Disability: A Doctor’s Story (2006)
"Martha, Martha": How Christians Worry (2000)

Edna Selan Epstein '56
The Attorney Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine (2001, 4th Edition, American Bar Association Publications)

Helen Epstein '65 (see also Memoir/Autobiography) 
Music Talks: Conversations With Musicians (1988)
Joe Papp, An American Life (1994)
Children of the Holocaust: Conversations with Sons and Daughters of Survivors (1979)

Sharon KLAYMAN Farber '61  PhD
When the Body is the Target: Self-Harm, Pain, and Traumatic Attachments (2000)

Kim Fellner '66
Wrestling with Starbucks: Conscience, Capital, Cappuccino (2008)

Mia Fineman '84
Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop (2012)

Ellen Liebman Finkelstein '69
101 Tips Every PowerPoint User Should Know (e-book)
How to Do Everything with PowerPoint 2007
AutoCAD 2009 and Auto CAD LT 2009 Bible
PowerPoint For Teachers: Dynamic Presentations and Interactive Classroom Projects
Flash CS4 For Dummies

Katharine Davis Fishman '54
Attitude!: Eight Young Dancers Come of Age at the Ailey School (2004)
Behind the One-Way Mirror: Psychotherapy and Children (1995)
The Computer Establishment (1981)

Lori Ginzberg '74
Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life (2009)
Untidy Origins: A Story of Woman’s Rights in Antebellum New York (2005)

Marjorie Greenfield '74
The Working Women’s Pregnancy Book (2008)
Dr. Spock’s Pregnancy Guide: Take Charge Parenting Guides (2003)

Beth JACKENDOFF Harpaz '77 (see also Memoir/Autobiography)
The Girls in the Van: A Reporter’s Diary of the Campaign Trail (2001)

Judith MOSCOW Heimann, Jan. '53
The Airmen and the Headhunters: A True Story of Lost Soldiers, Heroic Tribesmen, and
the Unlikeliest Rescue of World War II (2007)

Martha Hodes '76
The Sea Captain’s Wife: A True Story of Love, Race and War in the Nineteenth Century (2006)
M
ourning Lincoln (2015) (Nominated for National Book Award)

Steve Hofstetter '97
Student Body Shots: A Guide to the Best 4-6 Years of Your Life (2002)

Rael Jean Isaac, Jan. '50
Roosters of the Apocalypse: How the Junk Science of Global Warming is Bankrupting the Western World (2013)

Michelle MARDER Kamhi '54
What Art Is: The Esthetic Theory of Ayn Rand (2000)

Bonnie QUINT Kaplan '70
Barnett Baff and the Everlasting Murder Case (2013)

Dave Kerpen '94
Likeable Business: Why Today's Consumers Demand More and How Leaders Can Deliver (2012)
Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook (& Other Social Networks) (2011)

Jodi DELLA FEMINA Kim '86 (see also Fiction)
Jodi’s Shortcuts Hamptons (1999, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2007 editions)

Jonathan Kirshner '82 (see also Fiction)
Hollywood's Last Golden Age: Politics, Society, and the Seventies Film in America (2012)
The Future of the Dollar (2009, edited with Eric Helleiner)
Appeasing Bankers: Financial Caution on the Road to War (2007)
Globalization and National Security (2006, editor)
Monetary Orders: Ambiguous Economics, Ubiuitous Politcs (2003, editor)
Currency and Coercion: The Political Economy of International Monetary Power (1995)

Sarah Kovner '91
Occupying Power: Sex Workers and Servicemen in Postwar Japan (2012)

Cecile Esther Kuznitz '85
YIVO and the Making of Modern Jewish Culture: Scholarship for the Yiddish Nation (2014)

Jeffrey Lane '97
Under the Boards: The Cultural Revolution in Basketball (2007)

Jennifer 8. Lee '94
The Fortune Cookie Chronicles (2008)

Felice Lifshitz '76
The Norman Conquest of Pious Neustria: Historiographic Discourse and Saintly Relics, 684-1090 (1995)
Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture (2014)
The Name of the Saint: The Martyrology of Jerome and Access to the Sacred in Francia (627-827) (2005)
Edited Volumes:
Why the Middle Ages Matter: Medieval Light on Modern Injustice (2011)
Gender and Christianity in Medieval Europe: New Perspectives (2008)
Paradigms and Methods in Early Medieval Studies (2007)

Charlotte Linde '62
Working the Past: Language and Institutional Memory (2008)
Life Stories: The Creation of Coherence (1993)

Rebecca Louie
Compost City: Practical Composting Know-How for Small-Space Living (2015)

Nava Lubelski '86
The Starving Artist's Way: Easy Projects for Low-Budget Living (2004)

Alexandra MacAaron '80
Lovin' the Alien: Mothering the extraterrestrial beings we call "Tweens" (2013)
The New Marketing Conversation: Creating and Strengthening Relationships Between Buyers and Sellers
 (2005)

Jo ASARO Manning '58 (see also Fiction)
My Lady Scandalous – The Amazing Life and Outrageous Times of Grace Elliott, Royal Courtesan (2005)

Douglas Mao '83
Fateful Beauty: Aesthetic Environments, Juvenile Development, and Literature 1860-1960 (2008)
Solid Objects: Modernism and the Test of Production (1998)

Michelle Mart '82
Eye on Israel: How America Came to View Israel as an Ally (2006)

Nancy KIPNIS Miller '57 (see also Memoir/Autobiography)
But Enough About Me: Why We Read Other People's Lives (2002)

Naomi F. Miller '68
Botanical Aspects of Environment and Economy at Gordon, Turkey (2010)
Drawing on the Past, An Archaeologist’s Sketchbook (2002)
The Archealogy of Garden and Field (1997)
Economy and Settlement in the Near East: Analyses of Ancient Sites and Materials (1990)

Donna Minkowitz '81
Ferocious Romance: What My Encounters With the Right Taught Me About Sex, God and Fury (1999)

Eva Meltzer Murray '82
Island Schoolhouse: One Room for All (2012)
Well Out to Sea: Year-Round on Matinicus Island (2010)

Eliane MEYER Norman '49
Andre Michaux in Florida: An 18th Century Botanical Journey (2002)
Buddlejaceae of the New World (2000)

Cynthia Ozick, Jan. '46 (see also Fiction)
The Din in the Head: Essays (2006)
Quarrel & Quandary (2000)
Fame & Folly: Essays (1996)
A Cynthia Ozick Reader (1996)
What Henry James Knew and Other Essays on Writers (1993)
Metaphor & Memory (1989)
Art and Ardor (1983)
All the World Wants the Jews Dead (1974)

Rowan Ricardo Phillips '92 (see also Poetry)
When Blackness Rhymes with Blackness (2010)

Gail LEVY Pool '64
Faint Praise: The Plight of Book Reviewing in America (2007)
Other People’s Mail: An Anthology of Letter Stories (2000)

Carol Rosen '67
Sam Shepard: A Poetic Rodeo (2004)

Lori Rothman '74, editor
Just-About-Right (JAR) Scales: Design, Usage, Benefits, and Risks

Judith Sachs '64
Sensual Rejuvenation (2008)
Getting the Sex You Want: A Woman’s Guide to Becoming Proud, Passionate, and Pleased in Bed (2002)
Twenty Minute Vacations: Quick, Affordable and Fun "Getaways" from the Stress of Everyday Life (2001)
Nature's Prozac: Natural Therapies and Techniques to Rid Yourself of Anxiety, Depression, Panic Attacks & Stress (1996)
When Someone You Love Has AIDS (1995)
The Healing Power of Sex (1994)

Bruce Schneier '81
Applied Cryptography (1996)

Sarah Schulman '75 (see also Fiction and Plays)
The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination (2010)
Ties That Bind, Familial Homophobia and Its Consequences (2009)
Stagestruck: Theater, AIDS and the Marketing of Gay America (1998)
My American History: Lesbian and Gay Life During the Reagan/Bush Years (1994)

Lois GREEN Schwoerer, Jan. '45
The Ingenious Mr. Henry Care: Restoration Publicist (2001)

Diane M. Sharon '66
Patterns of Destiny: Narrative Structures of Foundation and Doom in the Hebrew Bible (2002)

Deborah Tannen '62
You Were Always Mom’s Favorite!: Sisters in Conversation Throughout Their Lives (2009)
You’re Wearing That?: Understanding Mothers and Daughters in Conversation (2006)
I Only Say This Because I Love You: Talking to Your Parents, Partner, Sibs, and Kids When You’re All Adults (2001)
The Argument Culture: Stopping America’s War of Words (1999)
Gender and Discourse (1995)
Talking from 9 to 5: Women and Men at Work (1995)
Framing in Discourse (1993)
You Just Don’t Understand: Women and Men in Conversation (1990)
That’s Not What I Meant (1987)
Perspectives on Silence (1985)
Conversational Style: Analyzing Talk Among Friends (1984)

Amanda Udis-Kessler ’84
Queer Inclusion in the United Methodist Church (2008)

Lynn Visson '63 (see also Cookbooks/Food writing) 
What Mean?: Where Russians Go Wrong in English (2013)
Where Russians Go Wrong in Spoken English: Words and Expressions in the Context of Two Cultures (2005) 
Wedded Strangers: Russian-American Marriages (1998)
From Russian into English: An Introduction to Simultaneous Interpretation (1991)

Betty Walker '50
The Courage to Achieve: Why America's Brightest Women Struggle to Fulfill Their Promise, with Marilyn Mehr, Ph.D. (1992) 

Alice ISAACS Zyetz ’55
You Shoulda Listened to Your Mother: 36 Timeless Success Tips for Working Women (1998)

 

Cookbooks/Food Writing

Mindy Heiferling '69
Russel Wright's Menu Cookbook: A Guide to Easier Entertaining (2003)
A Taste of Spring: Recipes to Celebrate the Season (1993)

Sandor Katz '80
The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved: Inside America's Underground Food Movements (2006)
Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods (2003)

Julia Moskin '85
Cook Fight (with Kim Severson) (2012)

Thisbe Nissen '90 (see also Fiction)
The Ex-Boyfriend Cookbook: They Came, They Cooked, They Left (But We Ended Up with Some Great Recipes) (2002)

Lynn Visson '63 (see also Fiction)
The Russian Heritage Cookbook (1982, 2009)
The Art of Uzbek Cooking (Hippocrene International Cookbooks) (1998)

 

Graphic Novels/Comics

Kyle Baker '83 (see also Non-Fiction)
Special Forces Volume 1 (2009)
Nat Turner (2008)
The Bakers: Babies & Kittens (2008)
Nat Turner Book 2: Revolution (2007)
Why I Hate Saturn (2004)
The Cowboy Wally Show (2003)
King David (2002)
You Are Here (1998)

 

Plays

Sarah Schulman '75 (see also Fiction & Non-Fiction)
Carson McCullers (2006)

 

Poetry

Corinne Demas '64 (See also Fiction & Memoir/Autobiography) 
The Donkeys Postpone Gratification (2009)

Diane DiPrima '51 (see also Fiction & Memoirs/Autobiography) 
Pieces of a Song: Selected Poems (1990)
Loba (1978)
Selected Poems, 1956-1976 (1977)
The Book of Hours (1970)
Revolutionary Letters (1971)
Poems for Freddie (1966)
This Kind of Bird Flies Backward (1958)

Judy ZAHLER Kronenfeld '60
Shimmer (2012)
Light Lowering in Dimished Sevenths (2007)
Ghost Nurseries (2005)

Ann JACOBSON Lauinger '65
Against Butterflies (2013)

Audre Lorde '51
The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde (2000)
The Black Unicorn: Poems (1995)
A Burst of Light (1988)
Chosen Poems: Old and New (1982)

Rowan Ricardo Phillips '92 (see also Non-Fiction) 
THE GROUNDS: poems (2012) 

Rosaly DeMAIOS Roffman '55
I Want to Thank My Eyes (2012)