Get Ready for Some Wintertime Reading

Now that cooler temperatures have arrived and there are fewer daylight hours in many parts of the world, you may want to spend that time wrapped up with a good book. Come along and gain new knowledge, uncover joy in running or travel on journeys of discovery through poetry with these books by talented Bradley graduates.

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“The Coffman Collection: A History of Rock & Roll Hits”
Larry Coffman ’71

Coffman, a veteran music historian, profiles hundreds of songs grouped by their common links. Required reading for anyone who loves rock ’n’ roll.

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“The Two-Lion House”
Bill Smith ’74, edited by Cathy Weinrich Smith ’75

Set in a small Missouri town, Smith’s second novel focuses on Elinor, an imaginative young girl, and her efforts to persevere and find happiness amidst some dark secrets.

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“Matching Wits”
Todd Keene ’84

Keene’s poetry collection traces his links and the shared experiences with his great-grandfather, a fellow poet he knew mainly through the discovery of his writing.

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“Send a Runner: A Navajo Honors the Long Walk”
Jim Kristofic and Edison Eskeets ’86

Eskeets, his family and community organized a run marking the 150th anniversary of the Navajos’ forced return to their lands. This book demonstrates how the power of running honored the tribe’s ancestors while showing a vision for its future.

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“Mosby’s Textbook for Nursing Assistants” (10th ed)
Sheila Sorrentino and Leighann Dennison Remmert MSN ’04

Sorrentino and Remmert cover skills and procedures for all ages of patients and all practice settings with an exercise in each chapter to boost skills.

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“Chasing Twilight: A Joy Journal for Runners”
Adam Kimble ’09

A trio of runners expresses insights and feelings about the physical, emotional and spiritual sides of running as they share how and why they find joy in the activity.

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“Barefoot and Running”
Morgan Liphart ’12

Written while Liphart attended law school in Colorado, this chapbook reminds readers they can always start over with the inner strengths they already possess.

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“Positioned to Fail: Financial Freedom Can Be Yours”
Norris Jackson ’13

Drawing on financial successes and mistakes by himself and others, Jackson positions readers for financial literacy and a successful life.

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