Books recently published by Davidson alumni.

I Didn’t Cry for My Father: The Impact of a Father’s Death on a Son by David E. Mullen, Ph.D. ’60 (2013, Peppertree Press).

God for All: The Biblical Foundation of Universal Grace by Arch B. Taylor Jr. ’42 (2013, Resource Publications). “A complete survey of the entire Christian Bible with the author’s personal and denominational pilgrimage.”

Renewal: Finding your path to self-healing in cancer and Once a Marine: Collected stories by enlisted Marine Corps Vietnam veterans by Claude DeShazo, M.D. ’61 (2009, Pacific Institute Publishing; 2005, Authorhouse).

The Book of Andrew: A Past-Life Memoir, Witness of a Gay Apostle, edited by Bruce M. Gregory ’67 (2013, Round House Press). Gospel wisdom received by the late Charles Cale Lehman.

Waccamaw Gold by William Woodson ’71 (2013, CLASS Publishing Division). A novel linking lowcountry life with the clandestine activities of the third-largest bank in the country.

The Brutus Conspiracy by Garry Richard Lane ’76 (2013, CreateSpace). A mystery thriller by aviation, business, employment and personal injury litigator Lane.

Atlanta, Cradle of the New South: Race and Remembering in the Civil War’s Aftermath by William A. Link ’76 (2013, University of North Carolina Press). A scholarly “sifting through the ashes of Atlanta’s history.”

Motherhood: Lost and Found by Ann Campanella ’82 (2013, The Bridge). A memoir of the author’s loss of her mother to Alzheimer’s while struggling to become a mother herself.

Bowling Avenue by Ann Meador Shayne ’85 (2012, Chenille Press). An eccentric and entertaining take on the first novel, by the co-author of the infamous Mason-Dixon Knitting blog.

Gods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives by Craig Detweiler ’86 (2013, Brazos Press). Nationally known writer and speaker on media issues provides Christian perspective on navigating today’s social media culture.

The Mindful Money Mentality: How to Find Balance in Your Financial Future by Holly P. Thomas ’86 (2013, Porchview Publishing). A book in response to many 50- and 60-somethings the author has interviewed in recent years.

Recognizing Heritage: The Politics of Multiculturalism in New Mexico by Thomas H. Guthrie ’97 (2013, University of Nebraska Press). A scholarly work by an associate professor of sociology and anthropology at Guilford College.

Talking Taboo: American Christian Women Get Frank about Faith edited by Erin Lane ’05 and Enuma C. Okoro (2013, I Speak For Myself). Featuring “voices of truth that can help Christians reclaim respect for flesh,” including a contribution by Katey Zeh ’05.


About Author

John Syme '85

Senior Writer John Syme graduated from Davidson with a French degree in 1985. After gigs in newspaper, advertising, translation in France and cross-country travel writing in the United States, he returned to alma mater in 2001. He has no immediate plans to graduate again.

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