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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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Terp Reading Recommendations

Check out these recommendations from your favorite school, college or President! We've got your reading recommendations covered!

President Pines's 2023 Reading List

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

Richie Frieman '01

Terp Writer's Corner - Richie Frieman '01

Richie Frieman ‘01 wrote “The Optimistics”, after interviewing many individuals who have been diagnosed with Young Onset Dementia/Alzheimer’s and their families. Read on to...
Photo collage of Sam Jane '26, Olabasi Omoniyi-Alake ’24, Vainavi Gambhir ‘25, Nelson Chen ‘24 and Ella Williams '26 - Alumni Association Scholarship Recipients

Terp Writer’s Corner: Toni Andrews ‘82

Toni Andrews ‘82, author of “The Road To Second Chance" explores themes of forgiveness, patriotism, and much more. Read on to learn more about about her, her inspiration and her...
AJ Cade '17 and his new book 'Your New Journey'

Terp Writer's Corner - AJ Cade '17 and 'Your New Journey'

Read on to learn about AJ Cade '17, his mission to show his son what is truly possible, and more!