More Books: Spring 2014

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Founders Less than Three

Founders Less than Three is a funny, sexy, office romance about a fictional accelerator program in Boston, Massachusetts, near Kendall Square where five female founders and five male founders compete for funding and fun.

Halley Suitt Tucker ’78 is an early blogger, a former startup CEO, a TechStars alum, and a community moderator for Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch’s APE (Author, Publisher and Entrepreneur) Community on Google+. She’s the author of Does This Startup Make Me Look Fat. She did a successful Kickstarter program to crowdfund this book. She’s been published in Harvard Business Review and Penthouse Magazine and appeared on Oprah!


Blooming Lotus

The Blooming of the Lotus

A resource for trauma survivors, Robin Brooks takes readers on a personal journey of healing by traveling into her own past, exploring experiences of incest, violence, and torture in this memoir. Ultimately, Brooks shows that anyone can be a survivor with courage, perseverance, and self-discovery.

Robin Brooks ’74 is a published poet and playwright, and her art has traveled nationwide. She received her master’s in sculpture at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Her last body of work, entitled Earth Mothers, is a grouping of life-size and larger women made of earth.


We Had Won the War

We Had Won the War

We Had Won the War (Habíamos ganado la Guerra) is the bestselling 2008 memoir about life in post-Civil War Barcelona by the acclaimed Spanish author Esther Tusquets. Unlike the majority of Spanish postwar narratives that are written from the perspective of those who lost the Civil War and suffered under the Franco regime, Tusquets’ account recreates the era from the standpoint of the winners.

Barbara F. Ichiishi ’70 translated We Had Won the War and numerous other works by Esther Tusquets, including Never to Return and Seven Views of the Same Landscape.


Getting Development Right

Getting Development Right: Structural Transformation, Inclusion, and Sustainability in the Post-Crisis Era

The celebratory tone about the emergence of the BRICs and the improved growth in Sub Saharan Africa and Latin America during the 2000s obscures the reality that, for large parts of the developing world, the development challenges are more acute than ever before. This book brings together development scholars and practitioners from multiple academic disciplines and policy perspectives to analyze important facets of this triple challenge, to explore interconnections among them and suggest strategies for overcoming the challenges in the current age of globalization.

Eva Paus is the Carol Hoffmann Collins Director of the McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives and professor of economics at Mount Holyoke College. She has published widely on different aspects of globalization and development.


Suzan-Lori Parks in Person

Suzan-Lori Parks in Person

This collection of interviews offers unprecedented insight into the plays and creative works of Suzan-Lori Parks ’85, as well as being an important commentary on contemporary theater and playwriting, from jazz and opera to politics and cultural memory. Suzan-Lori Parks in Person contains eighteen interviews, some previously untranscribed or specially undertaken for this book, plus commentaries on her work by major directors and critics, including Liz Diamond, Richard Foreman, Bonnie Metzgar and Beth Schachter.


Applying Ethics

Applying Ethics

From genetic engineering and cloning to terrorism and the use of torture, Applying Ethics explores the ethical implications surrounding today’s most compelling social dilemmas. Included is the lecture given by Peter Singer at the MHC Weissman Center in 2010 entitled, “Global Poverty: What are our Obligations?”

Julie C. Van Camp ’69 is professor emerita of philosophy at California State University, Long Beach, where she taught philosophy of law and applied ethics. Along with a PhD in philosophy from Temple University, she holds a JD from Georgetown University. She is the author of numerous books on ethics and philosophy.

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