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Rochester Review
March-April 2009
Vol. 71, No. 4

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101 Masterpieces of New York City: Must-See Works of Art and Architecture
By Valerie Ann Leeds ’79
Alyson Books, 2009
Curator and art writer Leeds selects 101 masterpieces of art and architecture in the tristate New York area, offering information for visitors as well as a contextual and historical overview for each entry.

The Collaborative Psychotherapist: Creating Reciprocal Relationships with Medical Professionals
By Nancy Breen Ruddy ’85M (Pdc), Dorothy Borresen, and William Gunn
Ruddy, a Rochester medical school faculty member from 1991 to 2000, offers mental health professionals a guide to collaborating with other medical specialists and pragmatic tools to bridge the cultural divide between the mental health and medical fields.

Twentieth-Century Multiplicity
By Daniel H. Borus
Rowman & Littlefield, 2008
Borus, an associate professor of history at Rochester, explores the efforts of Americans to adapt to the disintegration of consensus that marked social, cultural, and intellectual life in the early 20th century.

Couturier’s Occupational and Environmental Infectious Diseases
Edited by William E. Wright ’68
OEM Press, 2009
Wright, the president and medical director at WorkWright, edits an updated and revised second edition of the guide for practitioners. The book includes several articles by Wright that provide practical information and global perspective on workplace and environmental infectious diseases, epidemiology, prevention, surveillance, treatment, and employee education.

RSS for Educators: Blogs, Newsfeeds, Podcasts and Wikis for the Classroom
By John G. Hendron ’96
International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE), 2008
Hendron, a public school teacher and instructional technologist, shows educators how to use a news aggregator to harness the power of RSS for classroom projects, professional development, and the dissemination of information to parents and students.

Expedition and Wilderness Medicine: Wilderness, Remote, and Extreme Environments
Edited by Gregory Bledsoe, Michael J. Manyak, and David A. Townes ’89
Cambridge University Press, 2008
The guide offers information for health care professionals treating conditions related to extreme environments, including high-altitude sickness, lightning strikes, frostbite, acute dehydration, and tropical diseases. Townes, an associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Washington, contributes two articles.

Hard Time & Nursery Rhymes: A Mother’s Tale of Law and Disorder
By Claudia Trupp ’89
Rodale Books, 2009
Trupp, a criminal defense attorney and mother of three young daughters, tells of her navigation between the worlds of maximum security prisons and baby nurseries in an unconventional memoir of a mother’s quest to balance work and family.


Duo vio-LINK-oto
By Ryuko Mizutani and Pia Liptak ’92E (DMA)
Centaur Records, 2007
Mizutani and Liptak perform contemporary music for violin and Japanese koto. The music, by American and Japanese composers, includes works written for the duo.

Diverse Voices: American Music for Flute
By Linda Chatterton ’90E
Self-produced, 2008
The fifth release from Chatterton ’90E, the CD includes music of Lowell Liebermann, Paul Schoenfield, and Aaron Copland, and the recording premieres of works by Edie Hill and Roberto Sierra.

A Braver Kind
By Allison Scola ’94
Soul Window Productions, 2008
Musician, songwriter, and singer Scola performs on piano, clarinet, and the southern Italian frame drum and sings in both English and Italian.

Piano Recital
By Jocelyn Swigger ’02E
Con Brio Recordings, 2008
The recording is the debut CD from Swigger, a coordinator of keyboard studies at the Sunderman Conservatory of Music at Gettysburg College.

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