Books and Recordings
Books and Recordings is a compilation of recent publications by University alumni, faculty, and staff. For inclusion in an upcoming issue, send the work’s title, publisher information, author, and author’s class year, along with a brief description, to Books and Recordings, Rochester Review, 147 Wallis Hall, P. O. Box 270033, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627-0033; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
By Robert W. Bly ’79
Bly’s 63rd book expolores the secrets to developing a sales personality
that draws clients.
I Will Bear This Scar: Poems of Childless Women
Edited by Marietta Bratton ’76W (Mas)
The compilation features poetry by more than 40 women who share their experiences
The Order of the Dragon: The Battle Between the “Other History”
and the Accepted History
By Colleen Clements ’81 (PhD)
Dragoviste Press, 2006
Clements, an adjunct associate professor of psychiatry at the University, traces
the history of the dragon, connecting the idea of the mythical creature to current
events through scientific, historical, and archaeological sources.
Twenty-First Century Schools: Knowledge, Networks, and New Economics
By Gerard Macdonald and David Hursh
Sense Publishers, 2006
Hursh, associate professor of teaching and curriculum at the Warner School,
and Macdonald argue that the contemporary school system fails because its driving
forces are political and economic, not educational. This book recommends changes
to adapt school systems to the 21st century.
By Nancy Heller Cohen ’70, ’70N
Kensington Books, 2006
In the ninth book of Cohen’s Bad Hair Day mystery series, hair stylist/detective
Marla Shore encounters adventure on a cruise ship. The tenth in the series,
Perish by Pedicure, will be published in December.
By Daniel Donaghy ’06 (PhD)
BkMk Press, 2005
Donaghy’s first book of poetry chronicles growing up in Philadelphia.
By Donald Gordon ’62M (Mas)
Lulu Press, 2005
Gordon, a former Marine and forensic serologist at the Medical Center, weaves
his experiences into a mystery novel about personal identity.
Wildflowers in the Field and Forest
By Steven Clemants and Carol Gracie ’63
Oxford University Press, 2006
Writer Clemants and photographer Gracie have filled the Field Guide to the
Northeastern United States with location maps and full-color photos of
more than 1,400 wildflower species.
Look Homeward, America: In Search of Reactionary Radicals and Front-Porch
By Bill Kauffman ’81
ISI Books, 2006
The author of the western New York memoir Dispatches from the Muckdog Gazette
blends memoir, digressive literariness, and humor to draw portraits of American
radicals such as Catholic Worker founder Dorothy Day, farmer-writer Wendell
Berry, U.S. senators Eugene McCarthy and Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and others.
Leaping and Looming: Collected Poems 1979–2004
By Elizabeth Rueckert Kincaid-Ehlers ’78 (PhD)
Merganser Press, 2005
Kincaid-Ehlers, psychotherapist and former instructor at the Eastman School
and the College, collects her poetry from the past two decades.
An Autobiographical Bibliography of Percussion Music
By Geary Larrick ’70E (MM)
Edwin Mellen Press, 2006
In more than 200 annotated entries, Larrick offers an interdisciplinary view
of percussion music.
By Kate Light ’80E, ’82E (MM)
West Chester University Press, 2006
Subtitled New Poems and Sonnets, Light’s third book was awarded
the inaugural Donald Justice Poetry Award in 2006.
Managerial Economics and Organizational Architecture
By James Brickley, Clifford Smith, and Jerold Zimmerman
In the new edition of the managerial economics textbook, Brickley, the Gleason
Professor of Business Administration; Smith, the Louise and Henry Epstein Professor
of Business Administration; and Zimmerman, the Ronald L. Bittner Professor of
Business Administration at the Simon School, apply recent economics research
models to management decision making.
The Rise and Fall of Soul and Self: An Intellectual History of Personal
By Raymond Martin ’68 (PhD) and John Barresi
Columbia University Press, 2006
Martin and Barresi trace the theories of personal identity that have revolutionized
the way we think about ourselves.
Orthodox Judaism, Liberalism, and Libertarianism
By Michael Paley ’87
Paley’s first book explores connections and conflicts between Orthodox
Judaism and libertarianism.
The Fishing Club: Brothers and Sisters of the Angle
By Bob Rich ’69S (MBA)
The Lyons Press, 2006
Rich, the president and CEO of Rich Foods, profiles 14 fishermen, including
George H. W. Bush, Baseball Hall-of-Famer Ted Williams, and Olympic skier Andy
Understanding E-Body Language: Building Trust Online
By Robert Whipple ’75S (MBA)
Productivity Publications, 2006
Whipple, CEO of leadership development company Leadergrow, guides readers through
the dos and don’ts of electronic communications.
By Dorinda Outram
Cambridge University Press, 2005
In the second edition of her book, Outram, the Gladys I. and Franklin W. Clark
Professor of History in the College, studies the Enlightenment as a global phenomenon,
setting the period against broader social changes.
Nurse-Midwifery: The Birth of a New American Profession
By Laura Ettinger ’99 (PhD)
Ohio State University Press, 2006
In the first book-length documentation of nurse-midwifery in America, Ettinger,
associate professor of history at Clarkson University, chronicles the history
of the profession from its emergence in the 1920s, as well as a future look
at midwifery’s place in the context of traditional medicine.
Smart Sex: Finding Life-Long Love in a Hook-Up World
By Jennifer Roback Morse ’80 (PhD)
Spence Publishing, 2005
In a book about “why and how to stay married,” Morse, the author
of Love and Economics: Why the Laissez Faire Family Doesn’t Work,
argues that strong, successful, long-lasting marriages are essential to
By Seth Margolis ’76
St. Martin’s Press, 2006
The author of Losing Isaiah sets his sixth novel in the high-powered
world of Manhattan real estate, interweaving tales of embezzlement, forgery,
dot-com busts, social scandals, and rocky marriages.
By Cynthia Folio ’79E (MA), ’85E (PhD)
Centaur Records, 2006
The CD features eight compositions by flutist Folio, associate professor and
chair of the music theory department at Temple University.
An Ars Antiqua Renaissance
Directed by Dorothy Amarandos ’46E, ’47E (MM)
This four-CD set contains 81 remastered tracks of live performances by Ars Antiqua,
the University’s early music ensemble, recorded between 1960 and 1965.
By Jane Solose ’91E (DMA)
Capstone Records, 2006
Solose, associate professor of piano at the University of Missouri–Kansas
City, has released a CD of solo piano works by American composers including
Gershwin and Gottschalk. She also has released Style Hongrois on Eroica
Classical Recordings, with pieces by Schubert, Debussy, Liszt, and others.