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American Milliners and Their World: Women’s Work From Revolution to Rock and Roll

By Nadine Stewart Zydallis ’68

Bloomsbury Visual Arts

From the Industrial Revolution of the 1760s to the sexual revolution of the 1960s, and from Belle Epoque feathers to Jackie Kennedy’s pillbox hat, American Milliners and Their World offers insight into the rise and fall of a fashionable industry. Stewart is professor of fashion history at Montclair State University and a visiting lecturer at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Moving to Higher Ground: Rising Sea Level and the Path Forward

By John Englander ’72

Science Bookshelf

In his second book, oceanographer Englander explores how sea level rise (SLR) will profoundly affect more than 10,000 coastal communities in the U.S. and around the world as soon as 2050 and why extreme weather events, forest fires and flooding share the same causes as catastrophic SLR.

The Falcon and the Owl: An Ann Kinnear Suspense Novel

By Matty Dalrymple ’85

William Kingsfield Publishers

In this third book in Dalrymple’s suspense series, a small plane crashes in the Pennsylvania wilds, and only Ann Kinnear can discover the force that brought it down.

American Liturgy: Finding Theological Meaning in the Holy Days of U.S. Culture

By James Davis ’92

Cascade Books

In timely essays on Super Bowl Sunday, Mother’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving and other holidays of the secular calendar, Davis explores the wisdom that Christian tradition brings to our sense of American identity. Davis is the George Adams Ellis Professor of Liberal Arts and Religion at Middlebury College.

Nurturing the Sanctified Imagination of Urban Youth

By Annie Lockhart-Gilroy ’97

Urban Loft Publishers

Youth can transform their lives and therefore transform their neighborhoods and their cities, and when a congregation imagines together, they can work together to transform their current reality. The stories in this book come from experience with youth from different racial and economic backgrounds and different genders. Lockhart-Gilroy, assistant professor of Christian education and practical theology at Phillips Theological Seminary, also was a contributing editor of From Lament to Advocacy: Black Religious Education and Public Ministry.

Some Assembly Required: An Organ Transplant Love Story

By TJ Flynn Condon ’98

Black Rose Printing

This author and caregiver wanted to write the book she wishes she had when her husband needed an organ transplant. Informational, poignant and funny, the book chronicles the 10-month adventure of a couple living through the worst of times like it's the best of times.

Read more from the summer 2021 issue of Dickinson Magazine.


Published August 13, 2021