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Fine Print (Spring 2020)

Fineprint book spring 2020

Faith-Based and Secular Meditation: Everyday and Posttraumatic Applications (nonfiction)
By Raymond Scurfield ’65 
NASW Press 

Drawing on his 40+ years of experience as a professor, psychotherapist, social worker and Vietnam War veteran, Scurfield demonstrates how meditation can have a positive impact on our physical and mental health. Using real-world examples, his 12-step method focuses on selecting the best meditation technique for the individual.   

Nick Bones Underground (fiction)
By Phil Cohen ’73
Koehler Books 

Told with sardonic humor, Nick Bones Underground offers an imaginative and wild ride through a dystopic and dangerous New York City as Professor Nick Friedman searches for an old high school friend. Cohen is a rabbi and a storyteller—he has published dozens of stories, articles and papers and blogs for The Times of Israel. This is his first novel and is a part of a planned trilogy. 
Religion, Secularism and the Spiritual Paths of Virginia Woolf (nonfiction)
By Kristina Groover ’83
Palgrave Macmillan

This work is an expansive interdisciplinary study of spirituality in Virginia Woolf’s writing, drawing on theology, psychology, geography, history, gender and sexuality studies and other critical fields. Groover is professor of English at Appalachian State University.  

Taking the Short Tack: Creating Income and Connecting With Readers Using Short Fiction (nonfiction)
By Matty Dalrymple ’85 and Mark Leslie Lefebvre 
William Kingsfield Publishers 

Short fiction is enjoying a resurgence and provides both independently and traditionally published authors opportunities for creating income and connecting with readers. Learn where those opportunities lie and how to take advantage of them. Dalrymple is a mystery writer with five novels to her name, and this is her nonfiction debut.  

I Know How This Ends (fiction)
By Amy Shelley Impellizzeri ’92 
Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing 

I Know How This Ends is a time-bending novel about a young reporter swept into a story about family secrets and twisted fate when time travelers collide. This is award-winning author Impellizzeri’s fourth novel. 

Read more from the spring 2020 issue of Dickinson Magazine.


Published May 13, 2020