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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

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!
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...