@UCSD: An Alumni Publication

An Alumni Publication   Archive vol1no3 Contact
 
Up Front: Letters to and from the editor
Campus Currents: UCSD Stories
Shelf Life: Books
Cliff Notes: Student life and sports
Class Notes: Alumni profiles
Campaign Update: Imagine the Future
Looking Back: Thoughts on UCSD
Credits: Staff and Contributors
Features

The Budget       Rollercoaster
Tree Wars
Wireless Wizardry
The 9/11 Commission

Making Waves

Farmer's Market
In Like Flynn
Movie Madness
So What's the Buzz!
Checkered Past
Off the Deepend
What the...PCYNH??

Archive
 

Shelf Life May 2004: Volume 1, Number 2
   

UCSD BOOKSTORE TOP 10 LIST

Ever wonder what the students and faculty are reading? Here are the top 10 bestsellers at the UCSD bookstore.

1. 9 / 11 COMMISSION REPORT, W.W. Norton Company, 2004, $10.00

2. ANGELS & DEMONS, Dan Brown, Pocket Star books, 2001, $7.99

3. LIES AND THE LYING LIARS WHO TELL THEM A FAIR AND BALANCED LOOK AT THE RIGHT, Al Franken, Plume Books, 2004, $14.00

4. AMERICA (DAILY SHOW), Jon Stewart, Warner Books, 2004, $24.95

5. MERRIAM WEBSTER DICTIONARY, 11th edition, Merriam Webster, 2004, $6.50

6. CHAIN OF COMMAND: ROAD FROM 9/11 TO ABU GHRAIB, Seymour Hersh, HarperCollins, 2004, $25.95

7. CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, Mark Haddon, Vintage Books USA, $12.00

8. VECTOR ANALYSIS & AN INTRODUCTION TO TENSOR ANALYSIS (Schaum's Outlines), McGraw Hill, $17.95

9. COMING OF AGE: SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY: 1903 - 2003 CENTENNIAL, Robert L. Fisher, SIO Multimedia Group, $15.00

10. THE REFLECTIVE EDUCATORS GUIDE TO CLASSROOM RESEARCH LEARNING TO TEACH AND TEACHING TO LEARN THROUGH PRACTITIONER INQUIRY, Nancy Fichtman Dana, Corwin Press, $27.95

UCSD Bookstore

Visit the UCSD Bookstore online to purchase these titles and more. Look out for the monthly Alumni Special.


NEW FACULTY BOOKS

A Brief Tour of Human Consciousness, V.S. Ramachandran (psychology, professor), Pi Press, 2004, $23.95
MORE

Woman and the Dynamo, Stephen Cox (literature, professor), Transaction Books, 2004, $39.95 MORE

Garbage Wars: Struggle for Environmental Justice in Chicago, David Naquib Pellow (ethnic studies, associate professor), MIT Press, $16.95 MORE

Frozen Earth: The Once and Future Story of Ice Ages, J D Macdougall (SIO, professor), University of California Press, 2004, $24.95 MORE

Maya & Teotihuacan: Reinterpreting Early Classic Interaction, Geoffrey Braswell (anthropology, assistant
professor), University of Texas Press, 2004, $24.95 MORE

NIGHTSTAND Barbara Sawrey, Ph.D. ’83

Professor Barbara Sawrey was the recipient of the Alumni Association’s 2004 Distinguished Teaching Award. A chemistry teacher for over 20 years, she admits to having taught thousands of students in her introductory Chem 6CH classes. We asked her what she is currently reading.

Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table —by Ruth Reichl

My California: Journeys By Great Writers
— by Donna Wares, et al

R is for Ricochet
— by Sue Grafton

Eats, Shoots & Leaves
— by Lynne Truss

The Queen of Subtleties
— by Suzannah Dunn

Napoleon’s Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed History
—by Penny Le Couteur and Jay Burreson

Globalizing LA
— by Steven Erie