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Book cover of Muscle Cars

Stephen G. Eoannou (BA ’85)

With Buffalo as a backdrop, “Muscle Cars” redefines the concept of masculinity by exploring the relationships men have with their family members and friends. Tales include an obsessive bodybuilder’s budding friendship with his younger neighbor and two longtime friends’ scheme to steal Ted Williams’ frozen head. (Santa Fe Writer’s Project, 2015)

Book cover of Three Plays

Deborah Meadows (BA ’77)

A 2014 Los Angeles Poet Laureate nominee, Meadows interprets the philosophical and linguistic boundaries of a collapsing world while raising profound questions about the inevitable uncertainties of life. (BlazeVOX [books], 2015)

Book cover of It’s Not What You Sell—
It’s How You Sell It

Michael Saraf (BA ’90)

Behind every successful business is a group of loyal customers. In this self-help book for business enthusiasts, Saraf shares business secrets with his readers, including tips on how to appeal to a wide consumer base through sales marketing and customer service. (Lulu, 2014)

Book cover of George V. Higgins: The Life and Writings

Erwin H. Ford II (PhD ’88, MA ’84, BA ’74)

Ford offers an intimate look into the brilliant yet turbulent life and career of George V. Higgins, an American crime fiction writer (and one-time writer-in-residence at UB). Higgins’ writings contained harsh, realistic dialogue centered on politics and personal redemption. (McFarland, 2014)

Book cover of Ron’s Ramblings

Ron Salmonson (BA ’66)

Everyday experiences come to life in Salmonson’s first collection of short stories—a compendium of vivid memories of close relatives, intimate conversations in the dentist’s office and off-topic musings. (Lulu, 2013)

Calling alumni authors

Send us your latest novel, mystery thriller, memoir, poetry collection, non-fiction or other published work! (Last two years, please.) Mail a review copy to At Buffalo, 330 Crofts Hall, Buffalo, N.Y. 14260.