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Gringo: A Coming of Age in Latin America

by Chesa Boudin '03
Scribner, $25

In 1981, the author's Weather Underground parents were arrested for an infamous robbery. Two activists, Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, raised the infant; he became a Rhodes Scholar and is now at Yale Law School. To come to terms with radical politics, Boudin traveled through Central and South America, observing firsthand the contradictions between theory and practice.


Jesus Was a Liberal: Reclaiming Christianity for All
by Rev. Scotty McLennan '70
Palgrave Macmillan, $26.95

"The estimated 60 million liberal Christians in America are caught in the crossfire between the secular left and the religious right," says McLennan. He explains what liberal Christians believe about Jesus, as well as same-sex marriage, evolution, and other hot-button issues, and maps the territory between atheism and fundamentalism.


Right Time, Right Place: Coming of Age with William F. Buckley Jr. and the Conservative Movement
by Richard Brookhiser '77
Basic Books, $27.50

In 1969, high school freshman Brookhiser wrote an article criticizing a Vietnam War protest at his school, and sent it off to the National Review. Editor William F. Buckley Jr. '50 published it and eventually hired the young writer. This memoir looks back on Buckley and the movement he helped nurture.


The Bible and the People
by Lori Anne Ferrell '86BLS, '91PhD
Yale University Press, $32.50

"The Bible is not a book but a library of books," writes Ferrell, a historian of early modern Europe. She describes the forms it has taken in the English-speaking world, from illuminated manuscripts crafted in Anglo-Saxon monasteries to dramatic readings by celebrities on YouTube, and traces its route to an ever wider audience despite "the intrinsic strangeness of the text."


More books by Yale authors

Dohra Ahmad 1993 
Landscapes of Hope: Anti-Colonial Utopianism in America
Oxford University Press, $65.00

James E. Bassett III 1945 and Bill Mooney
Keeneland's Ted Bassett: My Life
University Press of Kentucky, $34.95

Seyla Behhabib 1977PhD, the Eugene Meyer Professor of Political Science and Philosophy, and Judith Resnick, the Arthur Liman Professor of Law, editors 
Migration and Mobilities: Citizenship, Borders, and Gender
New York University Press, $22.00

Janet Beizer 1981PhD
Thinking Through the Mothers: Reimagining Women's Biographies
Cornell University Press, $45.00

Mark J. Blechner 1977PhD
Sex Changes: Transformations in Society and Psychoanalysis
Routledge/Taylor and Francis, $34.95

Karl Boyd Brooks 1978
Public Power, Private Dams: The Hells Canyon High Dam Controversy
University of Washington Press, $25.00

John H. Buck 1969LLB
Words of Enrichment: A Quick and Easy Way to a Stronger Vocabulary
Vantage Press, $8.95

Annping Chin, Senior Lecturer, History
Confucius: A Life of Thought and Politics
Yale University Press, $14.95

Lawrence H. Climo, MD, 1959
Psychiatrist on the Road: Encounters in Healing and Healthcare
Bay Tree Publishing, $18.95

Richard Conniff 1973
Swimming with Piranhas at Feeding Time: My Life Doing Dumb Stuff with Animals
W. W. Norton, $25.95

Barnaby Conrad 1944
101 Best Beginnings Ever Written: A Romp Through Literary Openings for Writers and Readers!
Quill Driver Books, $15.95

Carlton Davis 1968, 1971MArch
Bipolar Bare: My Life's Journey with Mental Disorder—A Memoir
BookSurge Publishing, $21.95

Preethi de Silva, 1971MusAM, 1976MusAD, translator and annotator
The Fortepiano Writings of Streicher, Dieudonne, and the Schiedmayers: Two Manuals and a Notebook, Translated from the Original German, with Commentary
Edwin Mellen Press, $39.95

Beth Ann Ditkoff, MD, 1985, Andrea Ditkoff, and Julia Ditkoff
Why Don't Your Eyelashes Grow?
Avery/Penguin, $14.95

J. William Gibson 1985PhD
A Reenchanted World: The Quest for a New Kinship with Nature
Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt, $27.00

Denise Gigante 1987
Life: Organic Form and Romanticism
Yale University Press, $40.00

Kenneth H. Goldman 1969
Attack Transport: USS Charles Carroll in World War II
University Press of Florida, $29.00

Regina Granne 1961BFA, 1963BFA
Increments: Drawings, 1970-1995
The Crumpled Press, $125.00

Steven Hahn 1979PhD
The Political Worlds of Slavery and Freedom
Harvard University Press, $21.95

John R. Hale 1973
Lords of the Sea: The Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy
Viking/Penguin, $34.95

Jake Halpern 1997 and Peter Kujawinski
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $17.00

Alissa Hamilton 1994, 2006PhD
Squeezed: What You Don't Know About Orange Juice
Yale University Press, $30.00

Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor 1992
The Ties That Buy: Women and Commerce in Revolutionary America
University of Pennsylvania Press, $39.95

David M. Herold 1974PhD and Donald B. Fedor
Change the Way You Lead Change: Leadership Strategies That Really Work
Stanford University Press, $26.00

Michael H. Hunt 1971PhD
Ideology and U.S. Foreign Policy
Yale University Press, $20.00

Alan Kennedy-Shaffer 2006
The Obama Revolution
Phoenix Books, $12.95

Andrew Koppelman 1989JD, 1991PhD, and Tobias Barrington Wolff  1992, 1997JD
A Right to Discriminate? How the Case of Boy Scouts v. James Dale Warped the Law of Free Association
Yale University Press, $38.00

Shepard Krech III 1967
Spirits of the Air: Birds and American Indians in the South
University of Georgia Press, $44.95

Wednesday Martin 1995PhD
Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act the Way We Do
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25.00

Alfred W. McCoy 1977PhD, and Francisco A. Scarano, editors 
Colonial Crucible: Empire in the Making of the Modern American State
University of Wisconsin Press, $29.95

Rev. Scotty McLennan 1970
Jesus Was a Liberal: Reclaiming Christianity for All
Palgrave/Macmillan, $26.95

John Merriman, the Charles Seymour Professor of History
The Dynamite Club: How a Bombing in Fin-de-Siecle Paris Ignited the Age of Modern Terror
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26.00

Edmund S. Morgan, the Sterling Professor Emeritus of History
American Heroes: Profiles of Men and Women Who Shaped Early America
W. W. Norton, $27.95

Dunbar H. Ogden 1962PhD
My Father Said Yes: A White Pastor in Little Rock School Integration
Vanderbilt University Press, $24.95

Mark Osler 1990JD
Jesus on Death Row: The Trial of Jesus and American Capital Punishment
Abingdon Press, $16.00

R. Barton Palmer 1974PhD and William Robert Bray
Hollywood's Tennessee: The Williams Films and Postwar America
University of Texas Press, $60.00

Barbara Pavlock 1972MA
The Image of the Poet in Ovid's Metamorphoses
University of Wisconsin Press, $55.00

Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen 1994MED, Assistant Professor of Architecture
Alvar Aalto: Architecture, Modernity, and Geopolitics
Yale University Press, $45.00

Richard A. Posner 1959
Law and Literature: Third Edition
Harvard University Press, $24.95

Lucas Powe 1965
The Supreme Court and the American Elite, 1789-2008
Harvard University Press, $29.95

Paul A. Rahe 1971, 1977PhD
Soft Despotism, Democracy's Drift: Montesquieu, Rousseau, Tocqueville, and the Modern Prospect
Yale University Press, $38.00

Andy Raskin 1986BS
The Ramen King and I: How the Inventor of Instant Noodles Fixed My Love Life
Gotham Books, $26.00

Michael R. Reich 1981PhD and Laura J. Frost
Access: How Do Good Health Technologies Get to Poor People in Poor Countries?
Harvard University Press, $19.95

Larry Wayne Richards 1975MA
University of Toronto: The Campus Guide
Princeton Architectural Press, $29.95

Marc Robinson 1990MFA, 1992DFA, Professor of Theater Studies, English, and American Studies
The American Play: 1787-2000
Yale University Press, $45.00

Micol Seigel 1990
Uneven Encounters: Making Race and Nation in Brazil and the United States
Duke University Press, $24.95

Carolyn J. Sharp 1994MAR, 2000PhD, Associate Professor of Hebrew Scriptures, Yale Divinity School
Irony and Meaning in the the Hebrew Bible
Indiana University Press, $39.95

Lenore Skenazy 1981
Free-Range Kids: Giving Our Kids the Freedom We Enjoyed Without Going Nuts with Worry
Josey-Bass/Wiley, $24.95

Sarah Stolfa 2008MFA, photographer 
The Regulars
Artisan/Workman, $22.95

David Waldstreicher 1994PhD
Slavery's Constitution: From Revolution to Ratification
Hill and Wang/Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, $25.00

John Harley Warner, the Avalon Professor of the History of Medicine, and James M. Edmonson
Dissection: Photographs of a Rite of Passage in American Medicine, 1880-1930
Blast Books, $50.00

John Watkins 1990PhD and Carole Levin
Shakespeare's Foreign Worlds: National and Transnational Identities in the Elizabethan Age
Cornell University Press, $45.00

David Weingarten 1973 and Lucia Howard
Ranch Houses: Living the California Dream
Rizzoli, $60.00

L. Jon Wertheim 1993
Strokes of Genius: Federer, Nadal, and the Greatest Match Ever Played
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $24.00

Edward Zigler, the Sterling Professor Emeritus of Psychology; Katherine Marsland 2005PhD; and Heather Lord
The Tragedy of Child Care in America
Yale University Press, $40.00


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