Category Archives: Alumni Authors

Barking up the Wrong Tree

Advice about achievement is often logical, earnest…and downright wrong. In Barking Up the Wrong Tree (HarperOne, 2017), Boston College alumnus Eric Barker reveals the science behind what actually determines success and how anyone can achieve it. Barking Up the Wrong Tree draws on … Continue reading

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A monster at bedtime

Michelle Williams-King, a member of the Woods College of Advancing Studies’ Class of 2017, has published a children’s book inspired by her son who had trouble sleeping when he was younger. There’s No Such Thing as People, aimed at children ages 4-8, … Continue reading

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Book award for alumnus

Unfreedom: Slavery and Dependence in Eighteenth-Century Boston (New York University Press, 2016) by BC alumnus Jared Ross Hardesty has been named an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice, the premier review journal of new academic titles. Hardesty, a faculty member at Western Washington University, also … Continue reading

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The Universe Untangled

People are fascinated by the laws of the physical world, but many find the scientific concepts dense and complicated. To solve that dilemma, BC alumna Abigail Pillitteri has published The Universe Untangled – Modern Physics for Everyone (Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2017), … Continue reading

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Arts Festival 2017

Boston College’s annual Arts Festival is a time for the BC community to gather and celebrate the visual, performing, and literary arts. Among the highlights in the literary arts this year are readings from seniors in the creative writing concentration (Apr. … Continue reading

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New books from BC alumni

BC alumna Emily Bloom has published The Wireless Past: Anglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968 (Oxford University Press, 2017), the first book-length study of Irish literary broadcasting on the BBC. Drawing upon unpublished radio archives, this book shows that radio … Continue reading

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Award, new publications for Muldoon

BC alumnus Tim Muldoon, a visiting associate professor in the Honors Program, has been named recipient of the 2017 Writer’s Award in Spirituality, presented by the Board of Directors of the Loyola Institute for Spirituality to honor someone who has demonstrated excellence … Continue reading

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