Shelf Life

The cover of Midnight: Three Women at the Hour of Reckoning is all type, set in black letters fading to blue.
In her new book, Victoria Shorr ’71 retells the lives of Jane Austen, Mary Shelley, and Joan of Arc. But this book, as the title Midnight suggests, has a special twist, as Shorr focuses on these women at what she calls “the hour of reckoning.”More
The cover of New York Splendor by Wendy Moonan '68 depicts a sumptuous New York City living room with velvet furnishings and blue and gold wallpaper.
Weighing in at 4½ pounds, New York Splendor , by Wendy Moonan ’68, tempts for its appeal as a photo survey of rooms realized between 1970 and 2008 that present a history of New York residential spaces that, as Moonan writes, “elicit gasps of pleasure and surprise.”More
The cover image of Patriotism Black and White depicts an American flag draped over a white marble tombstone.
At Wellesley, Nichole Phillips ’93 was a biochem major with her sights set on medical school. Today, she is assistant professor of sociology, religion, and culture at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University. Her new book, Patriotism Black and White reflects on her ethnographic research among black and white evangelicals in West Tennessee.More
New books by Wellesley authorsMore