Bates Bookshelf

Edited by Ron Meldrum

Books by alumni and faculty will be listed in this section if bibliographical information (author, title, publisher’s name and address, date of publication, number of pages, and

a brief synopsis of the book’s contents) is received. A review copy of the book is always appreciated. Send to: Editor, Bates Magazine, Bates College, 141 Nichols Street, Lewiston, Maine 04240.

Briefly Noted

Willard D. Callender, Jr. ’58Reflections of a Fanatical Learner: Memories, Meanings, and Musings. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1995, 318 pages. An examination of the cause of the destruction of personal enthusiasm for learning today.

George H. Drury ’61. New York Central in the Hudson Valley. Waukesha, Wisconsin: Kalmbach Publishing Company, 1995, 128 pages. A historical look, with classic black-and-white photography, at the railroad system that carried passengers in New York, Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana.

George H. Drury ’61. Santa Fe in the Mountains. Waukesha, Wisconsin: Kalmbach Publishing Company, 1995, 128 pages. A discussion and spectacular photography of the historic Santa Fe railroad in the passes of Raton, Cajon, and Tehachapi.

Sidney P. Gottlieb ’69 (editor). Hitchcock on Hitchcock.Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1995, 360 pages. Professor of English at Sacred Heart University, Gottlieb has gathered famed director Alfred Hitchcock’s reflections on his own life and work, in the form of essays, interviews, and speeches. The New York Times says the book “provides some telling self-portraits of the director. Almost every piece…contains an interesting nugget of technical information, or one or two anecdotal truffles.” The book has since gone into a second printing.

Sidney P. Gottlieb ’69 and Jonathan F.S. Post (editors).George Herbert in the Nineties: Reflections and Reassessments. Fairfield, Connecticut: George Herbert Journal Special Studies and Monographs, 1995, 269 pages. A collection of quadricentennial essays on Herbert and his contemporaries and on Herbert and our contemporaries, including one by Cristina Malcolmson, associate professor of English at Bates.

Paula J. Redes ’94 (editor). Irish Love Poems: Dánta Grá. New York: Hippocrene Books, 1996, 146 pages. A lively anthology of Irish poetry spanning four centuries, including works by romantic favorites, passionate nationalists, Celtic heroes, and modern artists such as Sara Berkeley and 1995 Nobel Prize winner Seamus Heaney.

Bethany Roberts (pen name of Barbara Snow Beverage ’71) and Patricia Hubbell. Camel Caravan. New York: Tambourine Books, 1996. An amusing children’s story of five camels who, tired of hauling loads through the desert, decide to take off on their own.Roger E. Thies ’55Physiology. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1995, fourth edition, 280 pages. A book in theOklahoma Notes series reviewing major concepts of physiology for those pursuing medical licensure.

Phyllis Byerley Whitin ’70Stretching Stories, Stretching Minds. Portsmouth, New Hampshire: Heinemann, 1996, 137 pages. Whitin, a seventh-grade teacher, encourages her students to sketch their interpretations of what they read. She shares the results of this teaching method, how she implemented the strategy, and how it became an effective way to encourage discussion and reflection.

Earle F. Zeigler ’40 and Gary A. Bowie, Management Competency Development in Sport and Physical Education. Champaign, Illinois: Stipes Publishing Company, 1995. One of more than a dozen works in the field authored by Earle Zeigler ’40, professor and dean emeritus at the University of Western Ontario.

Earle F. Zeigler ’40A Selected, Annotated Bibliography of Completed Research on Management Theory and Practice in Physical Education and Athletics to 1972. Champaign, Illinois: Stipes Publishing Company, 1995.

Earle F. Zeigler ’40 (editor and co-author). Physical Education and Kinesiology in North America: Professional and Scholarly Foundations. Champaign, Illinois: Stipes Publishing Company, 1994.

Earle F. Zeigler ’40. Critical Thinking for the Professions of Health, Sport and Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Champaign, Illinois: Stipes Publishing Company, 1994.

Earle F. Zeigler ’40 and John Campbell, Strategic Market Planning: An Evaluation Schedule for Athletics/Recreation Manager. Champaign, Illinois: Stipes Publishing Company, 1993.