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Poisonous Seeds

by Ronald C. Rosbottom

To win a war, having the world’s most powerful military is not enough.

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Crisis of Belief

by Nicholas Mancusi ’10

In this debut novel, a high-voltage plot is inflected through its protagonist’s struggles with the life of the mind.

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Short Takes

by Katherine Duke ’05

Looking, learning, living, laughing, loving... There’s lots to like in the latest literature from Amherst authors.

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Every Single Character

by Katharine Whittemore

Nancy Wu ’93 has narrated many, many audiobooks—and narrates a bit of her own story here.

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A Superhero Takes the Spotlight

by Josh Bell ’02

This series is a crucial building block in Captain Marvel’s ascent to the A-list.