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collage of books written by UNH alumni and professors

“The Accidental President,” “Creditworthy” and Other Books of Note

Alumni and UNH professors take on topics such as Harry S. Truman, the modern consumer data industry and an unlikely wartime love story. Read More

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  • Scott Weintraub
    - Spanish Professor Scott Weintraub Uncovers a Literary Mystery
    Juan Luis Martínez had a habit of disappearing. In his groundbreaking 1977 book, The New Novel, Martínez wrote, "The universe is a phantom's effort to become reality," and the neo... Read More
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin
    - Goodwin's Guys
    After a lifetime spent writing about American presidents, world-renowned presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin is a little anxious about what complaints her subjects might... Read More
  • skier on mountain
    - Green and White
    The rate of winter warming has tripled in the U.S. since 1970. The northern hemisphere has lost one million square miles of spring snowpack in the last 50 years. As many as half... Read More
  • doris kearns goodwin
    - UNH Hosts World-Renowned Presidential Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Sept. 29
    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will speak as part of the Rutman Distinguished Lecture Series on the American Presidency at the University of New Hampshire... Read More
  • catherine geiger in flower garden
    - Get Novel Published: Check
    There are some students—English majors, often--who come to UNH aspiring to one day be writers. Maybe, even, to pen the next great American novel. Catherine Geiger ‘18 is halfway... Read More
  • If Only You People Could Follow Directions, by Jessica Hendry Nelson '06
    - Spring/Summer 2014 Book Reviews
    If Only You People Could Follow Directions Her brother's keeper At a grandfather's funeral, Jessica Hendry Nelson '06 finds her brother dressed in a yellow jumpsuit and handcuffs... Read More
  • Dan Ford '54
    - The Write Stuff
    Writers deal with criticism in different ways, but Dan Ford '54 is likely one of the few to have responded by becoming a pilot. When his 1991 book, The Flying Tigers, about a band... Read More
  • Debbie Wiener '80
    - Queen of Clean
    Debbie Wiener '80 describes her home-decorating style as part Martha Stewart, part World Wrestling Entertainment. It's a mix that has propelled her into the stratosphere as the "... Read More
  • American History Rocks in Manchester
    - American History Rocks in Manchester
    Whether he is inspiring students in his classes about the 1960s through the prism of popular culture and social movements, making a lasting scholarly contribution to the field of... Read More
  • john mayer
    - Mr. Personality
    It's a big job to establish an ability or intelligence," says Jack Mayer, psychology professor and author of Personal Intelligence: The Power of Personality and How It Shapes Our... Read More