Beyond Vassar

Mixed Media

By Vassar Quarterly


Hella Nation: Looking for Happy Meals in Kandahar, Rocking the Side Pipe, Wingnut’s War Against the GAP, and Other Adventures with the Totally Lost Tribes of America
by Evan Wright ’87
Putnam Adult, 2009

enLIGHTened: How I Lost 40 Pounds with a Yoga Mat, Fresh Pineapples, and a Beagle Pointer
by Jessica Berger Gross ’94
Skyhorse, 2009

The Mermaid and the Messerschmitt: War Through a Woman’s Eyes, 1939-40
by Rulka [Godlewska] Langer ’28
Aquila Polonica, 2009 [originally published by Roy Slavonic Publications, 1942]

Main Street to Mainframes: Landscape and Social Change in Poughkeepsie
by Harvey K. Flad, professor emeritus of geography, and Clyde Griffen, professor emeritus of history
State University of New York Press, 2009

Off to a Flying Start: Horsing Around the Language
by Cassandra Cook ’85 and
Bill Tivenan
Aardvark Global Publishing, 2009

10 Steps to Successful Coaching
by Sophie [Liebman] Oberstein ’87
ASTD Press, 2009

Winning in a Man’s World
by Renee Weisman ’71
Xlibris Corporation, 2008

Wounded By School: Recapturing the Pleasure in Learning and Standing Up to Old School Culture
by Kirsten Olson ’81
Teachers College Press, 2009

She’s Out There!: Essays by 35 Young Women Who Aspire to Lead the Nation: The Next Generation of Presidential Candidates
edited by Heather Ogilvie ’88 and Amy Sewell

Mental: Funny in the Head
by Eddie Sarfaty ’88
Kensington Books, 2009

The Netherlandish Image after Iconoclasm, 1566–1672: Material Religion in the Dutch Golden Age
by Mia M. Mochizuki ’93
Ashgate, 2008

Divas on Screen: Black Women in American Film
by Mia Mask,
associate professor of film
University of Illinois Press, 2009

The Wisdom Trail: In the Footsteps of Remarkable Women
edited by Janet [Rubensohn] Lieberman ’43 and Julie Hungar
Penguin Press, 2009

Children’s/Young Adult
Breaking the Bank by Yona Zeldis McDonough '79
Breaking the Bank by Yona Zeldis McDonough '79

Speeches in World History
by Suzanne [Buttles] McIntire ’73; additional contributions by William E. Burns
Facts on File, 2009

How to Raise Mom and Dad
by Josh Lerman ’85, illustrated by Greg Clarke
Dutton Children Books, 2009

Adventures in Atomville: The Macroscope
by Cindy Schwarz, professor of physics, and Jill Linz
Small World Books, 2009

Be a Volcanologist
Study Earthquakes
Join a Shark Expedition

by Suzy Gazlay ’67
Scienceworks!, Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2008

David Suzuki: Doing Battle for Climate Change
by Suzy Gazlay ’67
Voice for Green Choices, Crabtree Publishing Company, 2009


Breaking the Bank
by Yona [Zeldis] McDonough ’79

Divas on Screen by Mia Mask
Divas on Screen by Mia Mask

Downtown Press, 2009


Simple Gifts: Making the Most of Life’s Ki Moments
by Judy [Metskas] Ringer ’71
One Point Press, 2009


Ball Don’t Lie
Written and directed by Brin Hill ’94, music supervision by Ben Velez ’94


Field Notes of a Lesbian Naturalist
by Anne MacKay ’49
Bay View Books Orient, 2009