COACH AND INVENTOR|
By Donald F. Staffo
113 pp. Sevgo Press Publishers. $16.25
This biography details the extraordinary life of Wilbur Crisp '17, an innovative coach, sports entrepreneur, and person. The book documents his achievements from his days as a Syracuse University athlete to his contributions as an inventor who developed the electronic scoring clocks for basketball and wrestling. This tribute assures that Crisp will not be forgotten in the world of sports.
THE NOT-SO-SILENT PASSAGE:
How to Manage Your Man's Menopause
By Cheryl Solimini '78
93 pp. Gibbs Smith, Publisher. $8.95
All right women, no more excuses. You can finally understand the mysterious actions behind baby-boomer husbands. Through humor, advice, and coping techniques, this self-help book on dealing with men and menopause is the ultimate guide for women who want to understand male midlife crisis.
TV OR NOT TV:
Television, Justice, and the Courts
By Ronald L. Goldfarb G'56
238 pp. New York University Press. $24.95
Televised court proceedings are becoming the norm in our society. The long debate between the media and the courts continues to fuel discussion nationwide. In TV or Not TV,Goldfarb convincingly argues that trials should be open to public scrutiny and that our society and justice system benefit from cameras in the courtroom.
REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURIES:|
Alternative Treatments and Prevention
By Timothy J. Jameson '84
284 pp. Keats Publishing, Inc. $14.95
This comprehensive self-help book is filled with case studies on syndromes associated with repetitive strain injuries, pain patterns, and treatment suggestions. The alternative treatments and prevention tips may help anyone suffering from such problems as carpal tunnel syndrome or tennis elbow. By presenting strategies for relieving pain through illustrations, diagrams, and drawings, this detailed book serves as a complete reference guide.
LANDMARKS IN THE LANDSCAPE
By Harvey H. Kaiser G'65, G'74
298 pp. Chronicle Books. $75.
Bold, powerful color photographs enhance the rich historic detail of this guide to the natural and man-made architecture of the West. The book serves as a surrogate tour guide to the Western National Parks and a visual testament to their beauty.
THE POETRY OF TEACHING
By Herm Card '68
65 pp. Thornetree Hill Poetry Press. $10
This personal insight into the heart of a teacher is a touching and inspiring reflection of the author's 23-year career in education. The poems are richly funny, energetic, and heart- warming. Teachers old and new will enjoy this chronicle, as will anyone who has experienced the joy of the classroom.
MARRY YOUR MUSE:
Making a Lasting Commitment to Your Creativity
By Jan Phillips G'94
255 pp. Quest Books. $18
Let this book bring out the best in you. Grounded in the belief that everyone is creative, productive, and important, this documentary of artists will empower you to be more confident and satisfied with your self-expression. Phillips, an award-winning writer, photographer, and lecturer, provides a first-hand approach on how to find your creative soul and overcome obstacles.
Edited by L. Elisabeth Beattie G'86
166 pp. The University Press of Kentucky. $19.95
Savory Memoriesa collaboration of essays, illustrations, and recipesis part cookbook and part memoir filled with humor, food, and nostalgia in the kitchen. The contributors tell of family history through recipes never written down. This collection will surely spark memories of your own family favorites.
By Mark Bailey '76
406 pp. Jove Books. $6.99
Bailey weaves elements of technology, religion, and history into his latest work. In Saint,scientists discover it's possible to clone humans and retain their knowledge and experiences through DNA. The Pope loans Saint Peter's molecular remains for the first experiment, which is a success-until the renewed holy man runs off to Rome trailed by an assassin.
Essays of Identity
By Helen Barolini '47
164 pp. Bordighera. $15
Written from the eyes of an Italian-American woman, the 15 essays in Chiaroscuro explore Barolini's own ethnic, social, and occupational growth. "How I Learned To Speak Italian" flashes back to the awakening of her own cultural heritage in Syracuse, while other essays chronicle the challenges she faces as a writer. By weaving personal experience through each well-crafted piece, Barolini's clear sense of identity transcends race, gender, and profession.