Mixed Media: UB Bookshelf

What we’re writing

On this page:

 book cover image

Alex Bitterman (PhD ’08, MArch ’02)

Bitterman, an architecture professor who has taught at four different colleges and universities, takes a hard look at the pressures on today’s students and their families as they struggle to make smart college choices. (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013)

 cover image

Gina Fava (Gina Borgese Pangione, BS ’92)

This debut suspense novel set in Rome pits Devlin “Lucky” Lucchesi, a covert special operative, against a terrorist named Ishmael Zaid. When Ishmael kidnaps Devlin’s 5-year-old son, it leads to a showdown that will ultimately determine the fate of the world. (Steepo Press, 2013)

 cover image

Lisa Stander-Horel (BA ’81) and Tim Horel (BS ’81)

When she discovered that both she and husband Tim were gluten intolerant, home baker and blogger Stander-Horel converted 100 beloved recipes for the rugelach, mandelbrot and challah of her childhood to gluten-free versions. Photos by Tim Horel. (The Experiment, 2013)

 cover image

Charity Vogel (PhD ’04, MA ’00)

This first book by Buffalo News staff reporter Vogel is a dramatic historical narrative of a 19th-century railroad accident along Lake Erie’s shoreline—one of the country’s deadliest railway accidents at the time. (Cornell University Press, 2013)

 cover image

Cary Presant (MD ’66)

A Los Angeles oncologist, Presant penned his book to help readers find “better health care, including finding the right doctors, treatments, insurance and hospitals … under Obamacare.” Actress and uterine cancer survivor Fran Drescher wrote the introduction. (iUniverse, 2012)