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Alumni Bookshelf

Check out new books by alumni.

Octopus! The Most Mysterious Creature in the Sea
by Katherine Harmon Courage, MA ’09 (Current/Penguin, 2013)

Merle Haggard: The Running Kind
by David Cantwell, BA ’85, MA ’88 (University of Texas Press, 2013)

Villains, Scoundrels, and Rogues: Incredible True Tales of Mischief and Mayhem
by Paul Martin, MA ’73 (Prometheus Books, 2014)
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Prairie Sky: A Pilot’s Reflections on Flying and the Grace of Altitude
by W. Scott Olsen, BA ’79, MA ’81 (University of Missouri Press, 2013)

The Weight of Blood: A Novel
by Laura McHugh, MA ’99, BA ’00 (Spiegel and Grau, 2014)

Acts of Creation: America’s Finest Hand Craftsmen at Work
by Walt Harrington, MA ’74, MA ’75 (The Sager Group, 2014)

Put This On, Please: New and Selected Poems
by William Trowbridge, BA ’63, MA ’65 (Red Hen Press, 2013)

Think of Me and I’ll Know: Stories
by Anthony Varallo, PhD ’05 (TriQuarterly Books, Northwestern University Press, 2013)

Shooting Arrows and Slinging Mud: Custer, the Press, and the Little Bighorn
by James E. Mueller, BJ ’82, MA ’92 (University of Oklahoma Press, 2013)

Arts & Numbers: A Financial Guide for Artists, Writers, Performers, and Other Members of the Creative Class
by Elaine Luttrull, BS BA, BS Acc, M Acc ’04 (B2, 2013)

101 Bass Fishing Tips: Twenty‐first Century Bassing Tactics and Techniques from All the Top Pros
by John Neporadny Jr., BJ ’77 (Skyhorse Publishing, 2013)

Our Beautiful, Fragile World: The Nature and Environmental Photographs of Peter Essick
by Peter Essick, MA ’90 (Rocky Nook, 2013)

If you wish to be considered for coverage, please mail a copy of your book published in 2014 or scheduled for 2015 to Dale Smith, associate editor, MIZZOU magazine, 407 Reynolds Alumni Center, Columbia, MO 65211.