Norman Finkelstein '75 wrote On Mount Vision: Forms of the Sacred in Contemporary American Poetry (University of Iowa Press, 2010). The book asks how and why the sacred has remained a basic concern of contemporary experimental poets in a secular age. Finkelstein is a poet and literary critic in the Department of English at Xavier University in Cincinnati.
Mark Freeman '77 is the author of Hindsight: The Promise and Peril of Looking Backward (Oxford University Press, 2009). Although hindsight brings its share of biases, distortions and false memories, Freeman maintains that looking backward can also serve as a profound source of insight. He is a professor of psychology at The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.
Michael Gold '79 wrote Horror House Detective (Silverthought Press, 2009), the tale of a hard-working family man besieged on all sides by The Weirdness, and he's not going to run away from the fight.
Roger Ma '92 is the author of The Zombie Combat Manual: A Guide to Fighting the Living Dead (Penguin, 2010); the book is a guide to emerging victorious from hand-to-hand combat with a walking corpse.