The library celebrates Reunion Weekend with a selection of books from some alumni authors.
Bringing the shovel down by Ross Gay '96
A collection of poetry that "packs a wallop in its urgency to communicate the joys and sorrows of life."
Feed me!: writers dish about food, eating, weight, and body image edited by Harriet Brown '79
An anthology of essays "for every woman who’s ever felt guilty about eating dessert."
Buck: a memoir by Molefi K. Asante '04
A new memoir that tracks Asante's journey from Zimbabwe to the streets of North Philadelphia. Due out in August.
Blood and whiskey: the life and times of Jack Daniel by Peter Krass '87
A biography of the man who created America's most famous whiskey.
Titanic: triumph and tragedy by John P. Eaton '48 & Charles A. Haas
A new edition of what's been called the definitive history of the Titanic.
Word myths: debunking linguistic urban legends by David Wilton '85
What you think you know about word origins and popular expressions might just be hogwash.
Good enough to be great: the inside story of Maryland basketball's national championship season by Josh Barr '94
Sportswriter Barr recounts the 2001-02 season when Maryland won its first NCAA basketball title.
A rainbow in the night: the tumultuous birth of South Africa by Dominique Lapierre '52
"An epic account of South Africa's tragic history."
The passages of H.M.: a novel of Herman Melville by Jay Parini '70
In his latest novel, Parini explores the life of an aging Melville through the eyes of his long-suffering wife.