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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

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Terp Insights: From Workaholism to Choice – A High-Achiever’s Story

In this short narrative, Lauren Leftkowitz '98 recalls how she changed her life with the help of a coach. From overload and feeling burnt-out, to a life of choice and purpose.
Photograph of UMD graduate and author of "Stumbling Into Success is Good" Colin Duncan '97

Terp Writer’s Corner: Colin Duncan '97

Colin Duncan '97, author of Stumbling Into Success is Good. Having a Plan is Better, has spent a lot of time in the professional services industry. He says he “stumbled into...
UMD graduate Abrar Ansari posing for a professional headshot

Terp Writer’s Corner: Abrar Ansari ‘92

As Corporate America comes under intense scrutiny from stakeholders who demand a change to the single-minded focus on shareholder profitability, an increasing number of business...