Alumni bookshelf: Winter 2023

Alumni authors crank out the volumes.

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Published on Show Me Mizzou Dec. 16, 2022
It’s been a banner year for MU alumni and faculty in the world of arts and letters — and mystery thrillers, biographies and culinary memoirs. Are you an alum with a forthcoming or recently published book? To be considered for coverage, please send a digital copy to or mail a hard copy to Randall Roberts, MIZZOU magazine, 302 Reynolds Alumni Center, Columbia, Missouri, 65211.

What’s Done in Darkness by Laura McHugh, MA ’99, BA ’00 (Random House, 2021)

Impact: How Rocks from Space Led to Life, Culture, and Donkey Kong by Greg Brennecka, BA ’03 (William Morrow, 2022)

Power, Passion, and Faith: Emmy Carlsson Evald, Suffragist and Social Activist by Sharon M. Wyman, BS HE ’69 (Open Books Press, 2022)

Crude Ambition: A Novel by Patricia Hunt Holmes, BA ’69, MA ’71, PhD ’78 (River Grove Books, 2021)

100 Things to Do in Columbia, MO Before You Die by Stephen Paul Sayers, associate professor of physical therapy (Reedy Press, 2022)

Boy Meets Girl by Christie Hodgen, PhD ’96 (New Issues Poetry and Prose, 2022)

Everybody Knows by Jordan Harper, Arts ’99 (Mulholland Books, 2023)

A Song for the Road: A Novel by Kathleen Basi, BA ’97 (Alcove Press, 2021)

Constructing Basic Liberties: A Defense of Substantive Due Process by James E. Fleming, BA ’77 (University of Chicago Press, 2022)

Central Places by Delia Cai, BJ ’15 (Ballantine Books, 2023)

Words Matter: Writing to Make a Difference, Vol. 1 (paperback edition) edited by Mary Kay Blakely, professor emerita of journalism, and Amanda Dahling, BJ ’05, MA ’14 (University of Missouri Press, 2022)

Green Chili and Other Impostors by Nina Mukerjee Furstenau, BJ ’84, MA ’07 (University of Iowa Press, 2022)

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