ALUMNI NONFICTION: Sense and Nonsensibility: Lampoons of Learning and Literature by Lawrence Douglas ’82 and Alexander George (Fireside).  The Know-It-All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World by A.J. Jacobs ’90 (Simon & Schuster). The Medici Effect: Breakthrough Insights at the Intersection of Ideas, Concepts & Cultures by Frans Johansson ’95, (Harvard Business). The Hip Chick’s Guide to Macrobiotics by Jessica Porter ’88 (Avery). The White Horse: A Columbian Journey by Diane Thiel ’88, ’90 MFA (Etruscan). A Secret Life: The Polish Officer, His Covert Mission, and the Price He Paid to Save His Country by Benjamin Weiser ’76 (Public Affairs). Fantasies of Witnessing: Postwar Efforts to Experience the Holocaust by Gary Weissman ’90 (Cornell).

ALUMNI FICTION: The Distance Between Us by Masha Hamilton ’78 (Unbridled). The Family Wound by Ngoc Quang Huynh ’92 MFA (Starborn). Blow Out the Moon by Libby Koponen ’80 AM (Little Brown). My Old Man by Amy Sohn ’95 (Simon & Schuster).