Writers’ Corner
June 19, 2013

Books by AULA Authors

By Wendy Fontaine

Brilliant-Novel-in-the-Works-cover_thumbYuvi Zalkow, MFA ’10
“A Brilliant Novel in the Works”
MP Publishing, 2012
A funny, shame-filled and heartbreaking debut novel about a man failing to write a funny, shame-filled and heartbreaking debut novel.



Lost-Chicago-cover_thumbJohn Paulett, MFA ’13 with Judy Floodstrand
“Lost Chicago”
Anova Books Group, 2012
Some of Chicago’s greatest architectural losses are represented in this photographic tribute to a bygone city of Chicago. This collection traces a nostalgic path from the time it was known both as the Windy City and Porkopolis, and presents an astonishing range of vanished Chicago.


Along-the-Way-cover_thumbHope Edelman, associate faculty, MFA with Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez
“Along the Way: The Journey of a Father and Son”
Free Press, 2012
In this dual memoir, film legend martin Sheen and actor-filmmaker Emilio Estevez recount their lives as father and son.



Andromeda Romano-Lax, MFA ’12
“The Detour”
Soho Press, 2013
When art curator Ernst Vogler is sent to Rome in 1938 by his employer, the Third
Reich’s Sonderprojekte, to collect a famous statue to add to the Führer’s collection, he has no idea the three-day trip will change his life.

Wild-cover_thumbCheryl Strayed, associate faculty, MFA ’09
“Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail”
Knopf, 2013
In the wake of her mother’s death and her own divorce, Cheryl Strayed made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State.

I-Am-Lucky-Bird-cover_thumbFleur Philips, MFA ’12
“I Am Lucky Bird”
New Dawn Publishers Ltd, 2012
Twelve-year-old Lucky Bird’s childhood comes to an abrupt end after her mother mysteriously vanishes and she is left alone with her suddenly abusive grandmother and the twisted predatory game played out by her grandmother’s lover.

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