Alumnae Authors

Madeira alumnae have authored a wide variety of works including fiction, non-fiction, children's literature, reference material and much more. View this comprehensive list of authors and their works.

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Aall, Sally Sample (1944)
Follies and Fantasies: Germany and Austria*
Follies and Pleasure Pavillions: England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales*

Abirafeh, Lina (1992)
Gender and International Aid in Afghanistan: The Politics and Effects of Intervention*

Armbrecht, Ann (1980)
Thin Places: A Pilgrimage Home*
Settlements of Hope: An Account of Tibetan Refugees in Nepal (Cultural Survival Report)

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Bang, Jee (1997)
Latin Poetry, Translated in Korean*

Barlow, Eleanor (1957)
The Master's Cat

Bassett, Lucy Gray (1946)
Husband's Autobiography: Keeneland's Ted Bassett: My Life

Batschelet, Sarah Mason (1970)
Like Reading Heaven

Bausum, Ann (1975)
Denied Detained Deported
Marching to the Mountaintop: How Poverty, Labor Rights and Civil Rights set the stage for Martin Luther King's Final Hours
Stone Wall: Breaking out in the Fight for Gay Rights

Berger, Victoria White (1966)
The Devil Does Most of the Talking

Berne, Suzanne (1978)
A Crime in the Neighborhood, A Novel*

Bingham, Clara (1981)
Class Action: The Landmark Case That Changed Sexual Harassment Law, with Laura Leedy Gansler*
Women on the Hill: Challenging the Culture of Congress
Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies, and the Year America Lost Its Mind and Found Its Soul

Brzezinski, Mika  (1985)
All Things at Once *
Knowing Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You're Worth
Obsessed:America's Food Addiction -- and My Own
Earn It!: Know Your Value and Grow Your Career, in Your 20s and Beyond

Brown, Eleanor (1991)
The Weird Sisters
The Light of Paris

Burkholder, Zoe (1995)
Color in the Classroom: How American Schools Taught Race, 1900-1954

Butterfield, Katherine Walker (1958)
Teach Them Diligently. A Centennial History of St. Anne's-Belfield School

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Carter, Kobi (1992)
Passages on Care Giving by Gail Sheehy mentions 3 Madeira Graduates

Cassels, Nancy Gardner (1953)
Social Legislation of the East India Company
Orientalism, Evangelicalism, and the Military Cantonment in Early Nineteenth Century India
Religion and Pilgrim Tax Under the Company Raj
The Pilgrim Tax

Cecil, Cornelia Vanderbilt (1919)
The Story of Biltmore

Chehak, Susan Taylor (1969)
Smeithereens: A Novel*
The Truth About Annie D.
Don Quixote Meets the Mob: The Craft of Fiction and the Art of Life
Dancing on Glass
It's Not About the Dog

Coffin, Judith (1970)
Western Civilizations

Cooke, Hope (1958)
Time Change: An Autobiogrpahy*

Cortesi, Deborah Shapley (1963)
Promise and Power: The Life and Times of Robert McNamara
The Seventh Continent: Antarctica in a Resource Age
Lost at the Frontier: U.S. Science and Technology Policy Adrift

Cowart, Courtney (1978)
An American Awakening

Coxe, Marbury (1977)
Benjamin and Bumper to the Rescue
Big Egg
Cat Traps
R is for Radish
Six Sticks
Hot Dog
Fox Trot
Whose Footprints?

The Great Snake Escape

Cutler, Robin R.(1962)
A Soul on Trial: A Marine Corps Mystery at the Turn of the Twentieth Century*

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Doan, Natalia (2006)
How to Work, Travel, and Study in Japan

, Martha (1969)
Augusta, Gone: A True Story*
Expecting to Fly: A Sixties Reckoning*
Black Olives

Dunea , Melanie (1989)
My Last Supper: 50 Great Chefs and Their Final Meals, Portraits, Interviews and Recipes*
My Country: 50 Musicians on God, America, and The Songs They Love*
My Last Supper: The Next Course

duPont, Judith Gildersleeve (1960)
The Stonington Tragedy

Dunigan, Molly (1998)
Victory for Hire: Private Security Companies' Impact on Military Effectiveness

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Endicott, Priscilla (1946)
Taking Up the Reins: A Year in Germany with a Dressage Master*

Evans, Mary Metz (1970)
How to Make Historical American Costumes*

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ffolliott, Ann (1972)
Editor of Fruits, Vegetables, and Grains

Field, Catherine Fisher (1966)
Short Skirts*

Finney, Martha (1974)
Unlock the Hidden Job Market
Rebound: A Proven Plan for Starting Over After Job Loss
The Human Resource Professional's Career Guide
The Truth About Getting the Best From People
HR From the Heart

Freeman, Tina (1969)
Color: Natural palettes for painted, Photographer*
Leslie Gill, Classical Approach to Photography, Wrote Foreward*

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Gaffney, Elizabeth (1984)
When the World Was Young 

Graham, Katherine Meyer (1934)
Personal History*

Grammer, Mary Elkin (1981)
Some Wild Visions: Autobiographies by Female Itinerant Evangelists in 19th Century America*

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Hayward, Brooke (1955)

Hazard, Barbara Jackson (1949)
Off Nevsky Prospekt: Life Among Leningrad's Unofficial Artists*

Higgins, Clarinda (1967)
Against the Current: How Albert Schweitzer Inspired a Young Man's Journey

Heyniger, Anne Coe (1952)
Parting the Curtain: An American Teacher in Post Communist Romania*

Hitchcock, Frances (1922)
Mexican Moments and Other Poems*

Hitchcock, Frances (1922)
Mexican Moments and Other Poems*

Holyoke, Polly (1977)
The Neptune Project 

Hoppin, Soudarak Luangkhot (1987)
A Family's Guide to the Military for Dummies, Co-Authored with Sheryl Garret

Hoskins, Katherine Lackey (1926)
Excursions: New and Selected Poems*

Hurd, Priscilla Payne (1938)
Chasing Culture with the Brooklyn Museum*

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Jeffers, Grace (1985)
Contributor to: A New Materials Handbook
(in progress), Skin: Surface, Surface, Substance and Design, The Good Building

Jones, Jennifer (1995)
"Letters to Clio: A One Woman, One Act Play"

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Kaplan, Arial (1999)
Grendel's Guide to Love and War (2017), We Regret to Inform You (2018), We are the Perfect Girl (2019)

Klaren, Alexandra (1998)
On Becoming Neighbors: The Communication Ethics of Fred Rogers (Composition, Literacy, and Culture)

Kuczynski , Alexandra (1986)
Beauty Junkies

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Laird, Marion Layton (1954)
Water Rat

Landau, Rebecca (2004)
Capacity for Delight, under the pseudonym Rachel Lark

Lanius, Judith (1966)
Rissani: Morocco's Gateway to the Sahara
Encountering the Journey

Laslockey, Meghan (1985)
The Little Book of Heartache 

Mallory (1985)
Dragon Egg (Step into Reading)
Unicorn Wings

Alice in Wonderland (Stepping Stones: Classic)
Water Wishes
Earth Magic
Wind Spell
The Princess Book

Lumpkin, Collier (1999)
Love, to Taste

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Magness , Perre MacFarland (1958)
Good Abode, Nineteenth Century Architecture in Memphis and Shelby County*
The Mud Island Guidebook
A History of Idlewild Presbyterian Church
Past Times: Stories of Early Memphis
In the Shadows of the Elms. Elmwood Cemetery* (Winner of the Memphis Heritage Historical Writing Awar, 2002)
The Memphis Country Club, 100 Years
The Party With a Purpose; 75 Years of Carnival Memphis
From Memphis to Jerusalem; Hadassah Bridges the Generations
Memphis: A Children's History*

How to Write and Publish a Classic Cookbook, with Hays, Rolfes Associates

Manegold , Catherine (1974)
In Glory's Shadows: Shannon Faulkner, The Citadel and a Changing America*
Ten Hills Farm

Manalo, Paula (2000)
Greenhorns: The Next Generation of American Farmers

Marra, Kimberley (1975)
Strange Duets: Impresarios and Actresses in American Theatre History, 1865-1914
The Gay and Lesbian Theatrical Legacy: A Biographical Dictionary of Major Figures of the American Stage in the Pre-Stonewall Era
, co-edited with Robert A. Schanke and Billy J. Harbin
Staging Desire: Queer Readings of American Theater History, anthology of essays co-edited with Robert A. Schanke
Passing Performances: Queer Readings of Leading Players in American Theater History, anthology of essays co-edited with Robert A. Schanke

Marshall, Peyton (1991)

, Bettie (1960)
The Phantom Cookbook*

Metz, Helen Chapin (1945)
Jordan: A Country Study (Area Handbook Series), Editor

Meryman, Charlotte (1977)
FamilyFun My Great Idea, Co-Edited

Mikel, Emery (1996)
The Art of Business: A Guide for Creative Arts Therapists Starting on a Path to Self-Employment

Miller, Warren Moore (1968)
Mountain Voices: A Legacy of the Blue Ridge and Great Smokies*

Millhouse, Barbara Babcock (1952)
American Wilderness: The Hudson River School of Painting
Reynolda House: American Paintings as Lassiter*

Morgan, Mary Rockefeller (1956)
Beginning With the End: A Memoir of Twin Loss and Healing

Moore, Jenny McKean (1940)
The People on Second Street*

Morris, Patricia Holton (1941)

Morris-Stearn, Erin (2001)
Who is Sam the Soldier?

Munroe, Elizabeth Grenelle (1919)
No Scheduled Flight*

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Nields, Katryna (1987)
All Together Singing in the Kitchen: Creative Ways to Make and Listen to Music as a Family (Book & CD)

Nields, Nerissa (1985)
Plastic Angel

All Together Singing in the Kitchen: Creative Ways to Make and Listen to Music as a Family (Book & CD)

Nisbet, Amanda Travers (1982)
Dazzling Design

Novak, Suzanne (1982)
Moon Tide

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Oxnard, Katherine (1982)
Desire: Women Write About Wanting, Contributor
Your Better Half

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Paddock, Christine Watling (1954)
Profundities & Perversities: A Book of Versus

Peck, Alice (1975)
Next to Godliness: Finding the Sacred in Housekeeping*

Pires, Lisa Steggles (1993)

Polk, Milbry (1971)
The Great Explorers, Contributor
The Quest
They Lived to Tell the Talk, Contributor
Adventurous Dreams, Adventurous Lives, Contributor
The Looting of the Iraq Museum, Baghdad, Co-Editor
As Told at the Explor Club, Contributor
Egyptian Mummies
The History of Arabian Transportation
Women of Discovery, with Mary Tiegreen

Prendergast, Teresa Meyer (1973)
Renaissance Fantasies: the Gendering of Aesthetics in Early Modern Fiction
Railing, Reviling, and Invective in Early Modern Literary Culture, 1588-1617

Pressler, Margaret Webb (1983) 
Cheat the Clock: New Science to Help You Look and Feel Younger

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Rathbun, Carolyn Dorsey (1961)
The Cambria Forest: Reflections on Its Native pines and Its Eventful Past, Illustrator*

Reed, Julia (1978)
Queen of the Turtle Derby and Other Southern Phenomena*
The House on First Street: My New Orleans Story*
But Mama Always Put Vodka in Her Sangria! Adventures in Eating, Drinking, and Making Merry
Julia Reed's New Orleans: Food, Fun, Friends, and Field Trips for Letting the Good Times Roll 
Julia Reed's South: Spirited Entertaining and High-Style Fun All Year Long

Reeves, Martha (1959)
The Total Turtle*
Writing the Icon of the Heart
, Under the Pseudonym Maggie Ross

Reid, Kathleen Flood (1982)
Paris Match*
A Page Out of Life
Sunrise in Florence

Richardson, Morgan (1979)

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Scott, Alexandra Korff (1956)
The Soul in Balance: The Gardens of the Washington National Cathedral*

Semmes, Faith (1970)
The Wages of Sin with Ginny Semmes '76*

Semmes, Virginia (1976)
The Wages of Sin with Faith Semmes '76*

Seronde, Adele (1943)
Our Sacred Garden: The Living Earth: Reuniting us with Nature

Shorter-Gooden, Kumea (1970)
Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America, Co-Author with Charisse Jones*

Shriver, Jean Milholland (1950)
The Einstein Solution
Mayflower Man

Sidford, Jennifer Karin (1981)
Letters to a Girl*
The Dream Starter Book

Sinclair, Elizabeth Dickerson (1967)
Divinely by the Dozen, Heaven's Flowere For You and Your Children

Stewart, Amanda Vaill (1966)
Somewhere: The Life of Jerome Robbins
Seaman Schepps: A Century of New York Jewelry Design
Everybody Was So Young: Gerald and Sara Murphy: A Lost Generation Love Story
Jerome Robbins, by Himself: Selections from His Letters, Journals, Drawings, Photographs, and an Unfinished Memoir
O. Henry: Selected Stories
Hotel Florida: Love, Death and Truth in the Spanish Civil War

Storace, Patricia Altmayer (1970)
Dinner with Persephone*
Sugar Cane: A Caribbean Rapunzel 

Stribling, Emily Blair Chewning (1964)
The Illustrated Flower*

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Thomas, Gillian (1986)
Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years that Changed American Women's Lives at Work

Tormey, Sarah Pucillo (1998)
Full Exposure
Caught in the Act
Hero by Night

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Weymouth, Elizabeth Graham (1961)
America in 1876, The Way We Were
Thomas Jefferson: The Man, His World, His Influence
, Editor

Williams, Jill (1957)
Confessions of a Love Addict

Whitney, Meredith (1987)
Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity 

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Faculty & Staff Publications

Griffith, Elisabeth (Former Headmistress)
In Her Own Right: The Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton*

Heimbach, Liz (Former Latin Teacher)
Latin Everywhere, Everyday a Latin Phrase

Libby, Kimberley (English Teacher)
Writers Among Us, A Celebration of St. Albans School's Writere-in-Residence Program, Contributor

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