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Terp-Authored Books

Terp-Authored Books

From best-selling authors to early career writers, you'll find a Terp name in almost any bookstore. See below to access resources to read a book written by your fellow alum.

Notable Alumni and Faculty Books of 2017

Notable Alumni and Faculty Books

Check out the dozens of articles written about Terp-faculty, staff and alum authored books as well as books with a Terp theme.

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Seasons Readings

15 Terp Titles for the Book Lovers

We've rounded up 15 books by UMD alumni published in 2019, covering topics from basketball history to suspense thrillers to “wimpy kids”.

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Reading Recommendations From Your School/College

Check out these recommendations from your favorite school or college. From the Robert H. Smith School of Business to the College of Arts and Humanities, we've got your reading recommendations covered!

ARHU Virtual Bookshelf

Smith Summer Reading List 2021

Smith Summer Reading List 2022

Are you a Terp Author?

  • Elizabeth Acevedo '15
  • Carl Bernstein '96
  • Karen Hesse '74
  • N.K. Jemisin '97
  • Jeff Kinney '93
  • Tim Kurkjian '78
  • David Simon '83
  • George Pelecanos '80
  • Jason Reynolds '05

Terp Writer's Corner

Bill Kennedy '69

Terp Writer's Corner - Bill Kennedy's 'Dark Side of the Moon'

Bill Kennedy ‘69, is the Sci-Fi author of three novels, “The Dark Side of the Moon” and “The Dark Side of the Moon: The Return (a duology), and “Angels in the Desert". He...
'invisible son' book cover

Terp Writer's Corner - Kim Johnson's "Invisible Son"

Invisible Son, is Kim Johnson’s ‘03, latest young adult novel, coming after her award-winning debut young project: “This is my America”,
Karen Loucks Rinedollar ’85

Terp Writer’s Corner: Karen Loucks Rinedollar ’85

Karen Loucks Rinedollar ‘85, author of “Working for Peanuts: The Project Linus Story”, was compelled to help young children in hospitals after reading an article, which prompted...