Books by Medill Alumni

Truth Bee Told cover.

Truth Bee Told

Ian Douglass (MSJ 2006) Douglass has collaborated with professional wrestling star B. Brian Blair to complete Blair’s 472-page autobiography. Featuring forewords by Bret “The Hitman”...

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Castaway Mountain book jacket.

Castaway Mountain

Saumya Roy (MSJ02) “Castaway Mountain” is a narrative non fiction book on the Deonar garbage mountains of Mumbai and the waste pickers who live off...

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We Once Were Gazelles

Michael Chacko Daniels (MSJ68) In this coming of age novel set in 1950s Bombay, Michael Chacko Daniels explores both an India that was cosmopolitan, and...

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Seven Springs: A Memoir

By Ellen Blum Barish (MSJ94) One afternoon in the spring of 1972, a Mack truck sped through a residential intersection of Philadelphia and collided with...

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The Nirvana Effect

By Brian Pinkerton (MSJ89) Society is sheltered indoors. The economy is in ruins. People spend their lives addicted to a breakthrough virtual reality technology, desperate...

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School I Deserve book jacket.

The School I Deserve

Jo Napolitano (BSJ98) “The School I Deserve,” (Beacon Press, April 20, 2021), follows six young refugees as they fight for the right to attend public...

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Cover of "The Kindest Lie" by Nancy Johnson.

The Kindest Lie

Nancy Johnson (BSJ93 – CAS93) It’s 2008, and the rise of Barack Obama ushers in a new kind of hope. In Chicago, Ruth Tuttle, an...

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