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ELGAR &BEACH PIANO QUINTETS

ELGAR &BEACH PIANO QUINTETS

Harumi Rhodes ’97 of the Takacs Quartet and Garrick Ohlsson ELGAR &BEACH PIANO QUINTETS Hyperion Records, May 2020 Pairing pieces by American composer Amy Beach and English master Edward Elgar, this recording, which features violinist Harumi Rhodes ’97, has received...

THE PALEONTOLOGIST’S DAUGHTER

THE PALEONTOLOGIST’S DAUGHTER

Katherine L. McKenna ’74 THE PALEONTOLOGIST’S DAUGHTER Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild April, 2020 Katharine L. McKenna is the only daughter of the renowned paleontologist Malcolm Carnegie McKenna and his wife, Priscilla, his co-explorer. Did she inherit their sense of...

WAR AGAINST WAR

WAR AGAINST WAR

Michael Kazin ESB ’66 WAR AGAINST WAR Simon & Schuster January, 2018 The untold story of the movement that came close to keeping the United States out of the First World War. This book is about the Americans who tried to stop their nation from fighting in one of...

THE POPULIST PERSUASION

THE POPULIST PERSUASION

Michael Kazin ESB ’66 THE POPULIST PERSUASION Cornell University Press, November 2017 In The Populist Persuasion, the distinguished historian Michael Kazin guides readers through the expressions of conflict between powerful elites and "the people" that have run...

BURNT SUGAR

BURNT SUGAR

AVNI DOSHI ’01 BURNT SUGAR Hamish Hamilton, July 2020 Originally published in India under the title Girl in White Cotton, Avni Doshi’s debut novel, Burnt Sugar, has been short-listed for the Booker Prize, the leading literary award in the English-speaking world. It...