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Pat Buchanan, Bruce Porter Among Authors to Showcase Works at Journalism Alumni Book Fair

Pat Buchanan as a Columbia Journalism student in the early 1960s.

The biggest ever showcase of works by distinguished alumni of the Graduate School of Journalism will be presented on Friday, April 26, through Saturday, April 27, in Columbia's Low Library Rotunda and the Columbia University Bookstore. The event features works by 142 renowned authors. Among the more than 20 writers present for book signings will be syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan, author of "A Republic, Not an Empire" (Regnery) and Bruce Porter, author of "Blow" (St. Martin's Press). The event is presented by Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism and the Columbia University Bookstore.

Book Fair hours:

Friday, April 26, 2002, 2:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. and
Saturday, April 27, 2002, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Authors Present to Sign Books at Low Library Rotunda:

Friday, April 26, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Sasha Abramsky, J'94: "Hard Time Blues: How Politics Built A Prison Nation"
Lars Anderson, J'94: "The Proving Ground: A Season on the Fringe in NFL Europe"
Karen Angel, J'91: "Inside Yahoo"
Betty Winston Baye, J'80: "Blackbird."
Joe Berger, J'67: "Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust"
Fergus Bordewich, J'77: "My Mother's Ghost"
David Dent, J'82: "In Search of Black America: Rediscovering the African-American Dream"
Arlene J. Dubin, J'71: "Prenups for Lovers: A Romantic Guide to Prenuptial Agreements"
Fred Frommer, J'90: "Growing Up Baseball"
Andrea Gabor, J'81: "The Capitalist Philosophers"
LynNell Hancock: "Hands to Work: The Stories of Three Families Racing the Welfare Clock."
Peter Hoffman, J'60: "Tomorrow's Energy: Hydrogen, Fuel Cells, and the Prospects for a Cleaner Planet"
Helen Chantal Pike, J'83: "Greetings From New Jersey: A Postcard Tour of the Garden State."
Bruce Porter '62: "Blow"
Paul Wilkes, J'67: "And They Shall Be My People: An American Rabbi and His Congregation," "In Mysterious Ways: The Death and Life of a Parish Priest," "Excellent Catholic Parishes: The Guide to Best Places and Practices," "Excellent Protestant Congregations: The Guide to Best Places and Practices."

Saturday, April 27, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

M.G. Bassett, J'48: "A Glimpse of Grace"
Kristina Borjesson, J'82: "Into the Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press"
Patrick J. Buchanan, J'62: "A Republic, Not an Empire" and "Death of the West."
David Dent, J'82: "In Search of Black America: Rediscovering the African-American Dream"
Stella Dong, J'77: "Shanghai: The Rise and Fall of a Decadent City 1842-1949"
William Friar, J'94: "Adventures in Nature: Panama" and "Portrait of the Panama Canal"
Fred Frommer, J'90: "Growing Up Baseball"
Ted Gest, J'69: "Crime & Politics"
Kevin Krajicek, J'77: "Barren Lands: An Epic Search for Diamonds in the North American Arctic"
David Lawrence, J'98: "Upheaval From the Abyss"
Janet McDonald, J'84: "Spellbound" and "Project Girl"
Eric Newhouse, J'72: "Alcohol: Cradle to Grave"
Dick Salem, J"57: "Witness to Genocide - The Children of Rwanda"
Joe Saltzman, J'62: "Frank Capra and the Image of the Journalist in American Film"
Stephanie Staal, J'90: "The Love They Lost: Living with the Legacy of Our Parents' Divorce"
Kimberly Winston, J'94: "Faith Beyond Faith Healing: Finding Hope After Shattered Dreams"

Published: Apr 26, 2002
Last modified:Sep 18, 2002


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