Landscapes of Capital: Representing Time, Space, and Globalization in Corporate Advertising
Robert Goldman, professor of sociology, coauthors a book that examines how corporate television ads from the last 15 years have organized predominant images, tropes, and narrative representations of a world in transition.
John Wiley & Sons, 2011. 224 pages. $25.
The Principal’s Guide to a Powerful Library Media Program: A School Library for the 21st Century
Marla McGhee, associate professor of educational leadership in the graduate school, coauthors a text that documents how school administrators and librarians can work together to create a strong school library program.
Linworth, 2010. 149 pages. $45.
Twilight of Impunity
Judith Armatta J.D. ’75 provides an eyewitness account of the historic trial of Slobodan Milsevic, the “Butcher of the Balkans.” While bringing the proceedings to life, she explains complex legal issues and assesses the trial’s implications for victims in the Balkans and on the world stage.
Duke University Press, 2010. 576 pages. $30.
Wake Unto Me
Lisa Cach M.A. ’96 pens a novel for young adults that follows a teen’s journey to a boarding school in France and her dreamscape encounters with a handsome boy from the 1500s.
Speak, 2011. 304 pages. $9.
John Davis B.A. ’76 pens a collection of poems about blues in D minor, big bellies over factory belts, and Elvis Presley license plates—in other words, poems that reflect the gentle beauty of ordinary life.
Sol Books, 2011. 98 pages. $12.
Recovering a Lost River: Removing Dams, Rewilding Salmon, Revitalizing Communities
Steven Hawley M.A.T. ’96, a journalist and self-proclaimed “river rat,” argues that the best hope for the Snake River lies in dam removal, a solution that pits the power authorities and Army Corps of Engineers against a collection of Indian tribes, farmers, fishermen, and river recreationists.
Beacon Press, 2011. 256 pages. $18.
Dana Haynes B.A. ’86 pens his first thriller revolving around a mysterious plane crash, an FBI agent, a deadly female spy, and an aviation disaster investigation.
Minotaur Books, 2010. 352 pages. $10.
Making the Mexican Diabetic: Race, Science, and the Genetics of Inequality
Michael Montoya B.A. ’89 presents an ethnographic study highlighting the racial politics that underlie genomic research into type 2 diabetes, a widespread chronic disease that affects ethnic groups disproportionately.
University of California Press, 2011. 282 pages. $21.
Delcroix Academy: The Candidates
Inara Scott J.D. ’00 authors a novel for young adults about a teen with telekinetic powers who is selected for a prestigious, yet mysterious, academy.
Hyperion, 2010. 304 pages. $7.
Vietnam Business Guide: Getting Started in Tomorrow’s Market Today
Kimberly Vierra B.S. ’94 coauthors a practical guide for doing business in Vietnam and navigating the country’s unique business environment.
John Wiley & Sons, 2010. 224 pages. $21.
Larry Cushing J.D. ’52 authors a novel about a ranching family in Central Oregon, including their struggles with the land, legal conflicts, gold mining, and romance.
Self-published, 2007. 334 pages. $25.