Category Archives: Alumni Authors

Boston Strong

Boston Magazine has published an exclusive excerpt from the new book Boston Strong: A City’s Triumph over Tragedy (ForeEdge/University Press of New England, 2015), co-written by Boston College alumnus Dave Wedge. In the book, Wedge and co-author Casey Sherman use their journalism skills to … Continue reading

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New book on Eagles Hockey

The new book Tales from the Boston College Hockey Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Eagles Hockey Stories Ever Told (Sports Publishing, 2014) details the long and highly successful history of men’s ice hockey at Boston College, from the informal “ice polo” … Continue reading

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Famously Forgotten

In their new book, The Mindset List of the Obscure: 74 Famously Forgotten Icons from A to Z, Boston College alumnus Ron Nief and his co-author Tom McBride, creators of the Beloit College Mindset List, explore 75 American culture icons once-famous and now … Continue reading

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Having a Heart for God

Boston College alumna Tracy Baumer Fox, a certified life coach, is the author of a new devotional for busy Christians seeking to be inspired by God’s word while also learning about the Bible. Fox is the founder of Having a Heart … Continue reading

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Wide Awake and Dreaming

Boston College Law School alumna and author Julie Flygare was  diagnosed at age 24 with narcolepsy with cataplexy, a serious neurological disorder of the sleep/wake cycle that is often misunderstood and underdiagnosed. She has gone on to create Project Sleep, a non-profit … Continue reading

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Economist Julianne Malveaux

Boston College alumna and Bennett College President Emerita Julianne Malveaux, an economist, columnist, and commentator, will present “Economics and Race: Perspectives on Our Nation’s Future” on Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. Malveaux’s talk will touch upon the … Continue reading

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Escape from the Soviet Union

Boston College alumnus Lev Golinkin has published A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka (Doubleday, 2014), about his Jewish family fleeing the Soviet Union in the waning years of the Cold War, with only 10 suitcases, six hundred dollars, and the … Continue reading

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