New Books By Alumni Authors

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Pat Lippoczy Hedley ’83
Meet 100 People
In a post-COVID world, meeting new people remains essential for career growth and progression. Meet 100 People provides motivation, inspiration and practical advice for building networks and relationships. A must read for those just starting out, changing jobs or redefining themselves. Order at





Chaplain Richard R. Crocker 
Near to the Heart

This semi-autobiographical novel is the story of a young minister’s attempt to maintain his allegiance to faith, family and his heritage as he navigates his journey from the segregated schools of the South to an Ivy League college, Oxford, and back during the difficult years of the civil rights struggle and the Vietnam War.





Patrick Asare Tu’03
The Boy from Boadua
A story of Patrick’s journey from a Ghanaian jungle to university in perestroika-era Soviet Union and later to America, where he has a rude awakening as a public school Russian and math teacher in Buffalo, NY. The book is mainly about education, but includes discussions on race, class, and culture.






Libby Ludlow ’06
Goodnight Chairlift
Written by an Olympic skier, Goodnight Chairlift is a bedtime story for little skiers and snowboarders. Enjoy an endearing series of goodnights as the sun sets on another perfect day in the mountains. Featuring fun insider ski terminology and a playful “In the sKNOW” glossary.





Rob Dinsmoor ’80
Toxic Cookout
“Ranging from mystical to futurist, Dinsmoor’s wild scenarios create the perfect backdrop as his characters attempt to control, correct, or co-conspire with the universe.”—Jen Knox, author of Resolutions. “Dinsmoor’s no-nonsense writing often begets slow-building horror and subtle humor.”—Kirkus Reviews.





Rob Dinsmoor ’80
You’ll Never See It Coming

“Many of these 24 tales by Dinsmoor present the reader with a fantastical or supernatural element that takes the story to unexpected places...A short story collection that’s full of fantasy and SF twist and’s the twist endings that will keep readers engaged, whether they’re frightening, depressing, or downright comical.”—Kirkus Reviews.





Katie R. Bishop ’01
The Best Seller: A Business Novel
This is not your typical business book. On purpose. Through history, cycling trails, and failed sales meetings, the strong female protagonist challenges herself and those around her in order to build relationships and trust. Audiobook, Kindle, Paperback @ Amazon &








Debra Roberson ’89
By F.A.I.T.H. 
My photography has won awards and been featured in several exhibitions. I’ve also written five books. In this memoir, my best-seller,  I discuss my years at Dartmouth and experiences behind the Berlin Wall. So, buckle up and enjoy the ride! See more at




Lorenzo Alexander Chambers ’85
Gypsy Woman
What happens to inner-city boys who grow up without positive male role models? Savagery becomes the norm and self-preservation is the priority. Gypsy Woman is a coming of age story of Maximus Talisman as he seeks purpose and a way to make sense of the tragedies that have befallen him.    







Maria Proulx ’26
Teen Talk: Insight On Issues That Matter To Teens & The Adults Who Care About Them
Teen Talk is a bridge between teens and the adults in their lives. Through humor, honesty, and insight, it offers a space for conversation, reflection, and understanding that no matter how overwhelming our challenges seem, we teens are not alone.      





Len Lantz ’95
unJoy: hope and help for 7 million Christians with depression
You can become fully free of depression. In unJoy, Dr. Lantz provides real hope through engaging stories, research-proven treatments, entertaining cartoons, and biblical encouragement for Christians and their loved ones who are struggling with “unJoy.”








Miriam Gross Schulman ’90
Artpreneur by Miriam Schulman is the definitive sales and marketing artist handbook based on her 20 years of experience as a 6-figure artist and host of the top-ranked Inspiration Place podcast. It offers practical steps to build a personal brand, overcome the starving-artist syndrome, and make consistent sales from your art.




Daniel R. Bryant ’91
The Financial Wellness Mandate
Daniel’s book deeply examines how the changing role between the employer and employee plays an integral role in determining individual health, emotional and financial wellness. It reveals six megatrends of being the employer of choice by offering the benefits today’s workers want and need most.






Andrew Laszlo ’74
Footnote to History: From Hungary to America The Memoir of a Holocaust Survivor
My father’s Holocaust memoir. Surviving Bergen-Belsen, a prisoner at the same time as Anne Frank, he arrived in New York penniless. He became a famous cinematographer making movies such as Shogun and taught film at colleges including Dartmouth.




James T. McKim Jr. ’83
The Diversity Factor: Igniting Superior Organizational Performance
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is a hot topic these days as people want to participate in social justice. This book takes a different tack. It focuses on igniting superior organizational performance through diversity, equity, and inclusion using a very broad definition of diversity.





Pat Pascoe W’57
A Dream of Justice: The Story of Keyes v. Denver Public Schools
Ed Benton and Monte Pascoe ran for the Denver school board on a pro-integration platform. They lost to segregationists, who reversed the integration plans which led to the Keyes case. Eventually the Supreme Court ordered Denver to desegregate the schools “root and branch.”





Polly Geller ’90
Off the Menu
These “new order” fables were written over 40 days and nights, beginning with the Covid lockdown in 2020. Soliloquies give way to syncopation, animal behavior and gaits, jazz and poetry, penned in search of humor and meaning. Book design by Raventype / Hillary Geller ’87. Inquiries and orders:





David B. Peterson ’81
US Embassies of the Cold War: The Architecture of Democracy, Diplomacy, and Defense
Featuring the 14 most significant midcentury modern embassies, Peterson’s book tells the widely unknown story of the US State Department’s Cold War bid to win hearts and minds with modern architecture, art, & other forms of cultural diplomacy.



Reno T. Simone Jr. ’65
Dante Paradiso
Curious about Dante but never dared or had time to explore? Uniquely and expressively narrated by the translator this is the Dante to pursue. Begin with Inferno, progress to Purgatorio, and rise up to Paradiso, from hard copy to audiobook (Audible) now is the time (submitted by his widow, Susan Shull).





John T. Hanley Jr. ’71
The US Navy and the National Security Establishment 

Senior Navy admirals recommend this book to their peers. Security studies programs are adopting it. Hanley provides the logic for what the Navy and the security establishment must do in an age of information and artificial intelligence to meet the rise of China and its maritime power.






Robert Rees-Jones ’75 
It’s 2050. Genetic engineering cures human diseases. Artificial intelligence prevents human errors. Unfortunately, unintended consequences of both unleash the apocalypse. DEVO reminds us our sense of control over technology is delusional, and evolution is not a one-way street. Available in the Amazon Kindle Store.





Oliver Metzger ’88
The Law of the Self

World War II London, Normandy, and Paris. A Polish diplomat and soldier comes of age as his country is betrayed. It’s a love story, a war story, and a philosophical celebration of blazing one’s own path, even at enormous cost. Available on Amazon.





Denis O’Neill ’70
A follow-up to the author’s initial gathering of Facebook postings called “Pandemic Musings,” this collection of humorous, progressive essays from “a year of living most dangerously” (as Mr. O’Neill declares 2022 to be), features 73 Rants, Rifts, People, Poetry, and a few things Irish. A literary epitaph for a memorable year.





Denis O’Neill ’70
Bradford’s Walk (A Bit of Doggerel)
Bradford’s Walk is an illustrated, poetic narrative for all ages.  Told in playful rhyming verses reminiscent of (and honoring fellow Dartmouth alum) Ted Geisel (a friend of the author’s father).  Fun for dog walkers, kids, and dog walkers who used to be kids.  Kirkus Reviews: “A charming depiction of simple pleasures.”





Tim Brooks ’64
College Radio Days (Second Edition)
The long, eventful history of Dartmouth student broadcasting, from the 1920s to WDBS, WDCR, and WFRD from 1941 to the 2010s. The remarkable contributions made by more than 700 dedicated student broadcasters to the changing campus, and to the entire region, before the College sold the station in 2021.





Karen Van Ness ’85
Resilient Wellness: Access Your Body’s Inner Wisdom to Feel Younger, Perform Better, and Lead a Healthy, Vibrant Life

Enjoy better health and well-being by working WITH the body to repair, heal, and improve. Based on a 5,000-year-old healing tradition, this unique, practical body-mind-spirit approach to wellness enhances your energy, resilience, and longevity.





Daniel F. Runde ’94
The American Imperative: Reclaiming Global Leadership through Soft Power
If the West does not revamp its engagement with a richer and freer developing world, then Russia and China will fill the void. We need a soft power strategy, using financial and political alliances, for the new age of great power competition.






Lynn Lobban ’69a
One of the Boys: Surviving Dartmouth, Family, and the Wilderness of Men
Determined to fit in on a campus of three-thousand men, one of Dartmouth’s first women arrives in Hanover as desperate for male power as she is for male approval. A revealing, riveting, and sometimes funny story of survival, Boys celebrates the human spirit in us all. 





Marian O. Hodges MPH’79, M.D.
Help is Here: When someone you love has dementia
Dr. Marian Hodges, a geriatrician, wrote Help is Here: When someone you love has dementia for the family caregivers of her patients with dementia. This pragmatic book, easy to read and rich with real-life examples, is praised by doctors and family caregivers alike and is available on Amazon.





Stuart Hanson ’59, M.D.
A Seniors’ Guide for Living Well and Dying Well: Conversations That Matter

This gold-award-winning book covers the issues related to aging, the end of physical life, and leaving a legacy after you are gone. It will be valuable for seniors, their adult children, and their grandchildren. Many of the thirty chapters have real life stories that in themselves are worth the price of the book.






Dan Megill ’07
Coming of age on a warrior planet, Airn’s sole goal is to serve the patrons with his energy projection abilities, until a chance encounter teaches him that his world is not what it seems.  Clean Young Adult Sci-fi, available on Amazon and Audible.





Dan Megill ’07

In this sequel to Earthburst, Airn and his allies have won back their planet, but now must face an empire.  With the resources of a galaxy opposing them, the heroes are forced to flee, but both Airn and his enemies will learn that no victory is final.






Dan Megill ’07
In the conclusion of the Earthburst Trilogy, the forgotten histories of Airn’s people come to light.  Forced to ally with an old foe, Airn must grapple with the limits of his power and come face to face with the immortal leader of his enemies.





Don Miller ’68
Rise Up Rooted: Tai Chi For Healthy Aging, Better Balance, and Falls Prevention

World War II London, Normandy, and Paris. A Polish diplomat and soldier comes of age as his country is betrayed. It’s a love story, a war story, and a philosophical celebration of blazing one’s own path, even at enormous cost. Available on Amazon.





Celeste Winston ’14
How to Lose the Hounds: Maroon Geographies and a World Beyond Policing
This guide to police abolition connects slavery-era Black freedom struggles and modern efforts to build a world beyond policing. Amid rising calls for abolition, this book reveals long-standing ways to secure public safety and well-being without police.





Jeffrey Good, MALS’19
Healers, Inventors & Entrepreneurs: Dartmouth’s Pioneering Graduate Schools
“College or University?” For centuries, that question has perplexed Dartmouth and those who love it. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Good found it to be “a red herring.” Rather than diminishing undergrad education, the grad schools enhance it.





Lisen Stromberg ’84
Intentional Power: The 6 Essential Leadership Skills for Triple Bottom Line Impact
Despite the “anti-woke” efforts, shareholder capitalism is dead. We have an urgent need for a new model of leadership. Intentional Power is THE must-read book for modern leaders committed to driving sustainable impact for people, planet, and profits.





Wickliffe “Wick” Walker ’68
Torrents As Yet Unknown: Daring Whitewater Ventures into the World’s Great River Gorges

A dramatic narrative tour of the world’s most incredible whitewater expeditions, guided by whitewater trailblazer and Ledyard Canoe Club legend Wick Walker. This fascinating history stands alongside classic works on mountaineering & outdoor survival.





Charles A. (Chuck) Hobbie ’67
Through Grateful Eyes: The Peace Corps Experiences of Dartmouth’s Class of 1967
Many of Dartmouth’s class of 1967 served in the Peace Corps, living and working amid unimaginable disease, extreme poverty, and other hardships while promoting world peace and friendship in 24 different countries. This book features their incredible stories.









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Shared Experiences
Excerpts from “Why Black Men Nod at Each Other,” by Bill Raynor ’74
One of a Kind
Author Lynn Lobban ’69 confronts painful past.
Going the Distance

How Abbey D’Agostino ’14 became one of the most prolific athletes in Dartmouth history. 

Joseph Campbell, Class of 1925
The author (1904-1987) on mythology and bliss

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