major league baseball player Neal Cotts.
path to the big
leagues including a
with the Chicago
White Sox in 2005.
the Oakland Athletics
in 2001, was a former
collegiate coach at St.
Washington (D.C.) and Quincy (Ill.) before
starting his scouting career in 1992.
Mickey Baker and biographies on former
major league players Josh Rabe and Josh
Kinney (dual biography), John Flaherty
out as his senior honors project at St.
Alphonsus Trabold, the friar and exorcist
who used to teach the
popular "Spooks" class
at St. Bonaventure.
story cities many theo-
logical and historical
sources that were avail-
able to Gould at Fried-
sam Library, including
archival sources specifi-
cally involving Fr. Trabold.
old boy's body is overcome by an angel in
order to warn about a prophecy in which
the boy will be crucial, and of the horrors
that lie waiting for everyone if the
prophecy is unfulfilled.
art of writing good fiction, says "Angel-
ica' is also a message for a world facing
grim and troubling times and perhaps a
be found at the Apple iTunes store, Ama-
zon, Google Play and Barnes and Noble.
B.A. in history and holds a J.D. from
Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
into one of the most neglected but impor-
tant works of fiction of the 19th century.
in 2012, Walsh -- along with William
Huntting Howell of Boston University --
has released a new critical edition of Frank
J. Webb's 1857 novel
"The Garies and
Their Friends." Pub-
lished by Broadview
provides new insights
to Webb's novel, one
of the earliest novels
by a black American
ilies struggling for different sorts of re-
spectability: the Garies, a well-to-do
interracial couple who relocate to Philadel-
phia from the plantation South in order to
legalize their marriage; and their friends the
Ellises, free black Philadelphians hoping to
make the move from the working class into
the many nuanced ways that social preju-
dice wrought havoc on black people's lives
throughout the antebellum United States.
Garies" -- American Novel to 1865 (ENG
375); and again in American Literature of
the Nineteenth Century (ENG 572).
the 2016 National Book Award longlist for
poets and publishers in the field through
the nonprofit National Book Foundation.
Since 1950, the foundation has awarded
literary prizes to the most highly regarded
writers in the United States, including
William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore
and Allen Ginsberg.
poems on moving be-
tween the southern
and western United
States, how to be iden-
tified, and what it
means to be oneself.
woven into the poems
through the use of hy-
brid monster characters from Greek
mythology and pop culture. Kelly thinks
"Bestiary" most appeals to "people trying
to be people in the world" and general
fans of poetry or Greek mythology.
is available for purchase online at Amazon,
Barnes & Noble, and IndieBound.org.
novel, "For No Good Reason," based on
his Vietnam experiences.
such mistake and pays an
incredible price: After ex-
pulsion from college for
failing ROTC, Duffy is
drafted and deployed to
were a string of Bona
guys who "helped me
keep what little sanity I
was able to salvage."
dents while he was away. Banko was
wounded six times -- four by gunshot --
so letters were his lifeline. And when he
started to rewrite the story in the first per-
son, Mike Del Nagro's editing was essen-
tial to the completion of the book.
Signed copies are available through Banko
via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
for an additional $3.50 for postage.