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Paly Alumni Authors




The Number 12 Chronicles/Family Journeys -  December, 2014  - Amazon , Barnes & Noble

The Number 12 Chronicles/Escape to Ixtlan,  Volume 2  - October, 2018 - Amazon



Row to Alaska by Wind and Oar  - by Peter and Nancy M. Ashenfelter  -1994  - Amazon



Basic home maintenance: a guide for First Nations home occupants - 2004 - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

Easykayaker: a guide to laid-back Vancouver Island paddlingFirst printing 2001, second printing 2002 - Harbour Publishing

Kayaking Vancouver Island - 2003 - Harbour Publishing

Easykayaking Basics: a paddling handbook for the Pacific Northwest - 2004 - Harbour Publishing

Bigleaf Sugaring: tapping the western maple - 2004 -  2nd edition 2012 Amazon  - https://sites.google.com/prod/view/blmaple

Carpenter Apprenticeship Program: Level 1 Modules - 2017 - Crown Publications

Carpenter Apprenticeship Program: Level 2 Modules - 2018 - Crown Publications

Carpenter Apprenticeship Program: Level 3 Modules - 2019 - Crown Publications

Carpenter Apprenticeship Program: Level 4 Modules - Release date 2020 -Crown Publications



One Hundred Years of Sea Power: The U.S. Navy, 1890-1990  (Stanford University Press)

International Organizations,1918-1945 (Scholarly Resources)

A Question of Trust" The Origins of U.S. Soviet Diplomatic Relations: The Memoirs of Loy W. Henderson, ed. ( Hoover Insitution, Stanford) - 1986

Test Case -   (Hoover Institution, Stanford)

The Coming of the Italian-Ethiopian War -  (Harvard University Press)


JOAN BAEZ (1958) -  


  And A Voice To Sing



The Warsaw Ghetto in American Art and Culture - 2018 - University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press -  Amazon 

 Jewish Artists and the Bible in Twentieth-Century America - 2014 -  University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, Amazon

 Jewish Art: A Modern History - 2011 -  London: Reaktion Books -  Amazon 

The Jewish Graphic Novel: Critical Approaches - 2008  -  New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press -Amazon 

 Encyclopedia of Jewish American Artists - 2008 -  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press - Amazon 

Raphael Soyer and the Search for Modern Jewish Art - 2004 - Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press - Amazon 



Fundamentals of Hawaiian Mysticism   Published: 2000 (still in print)   www.hawaiianmysticism.com



California Slim: The Music, The Magic and The Madness  -  2013 - Friesen Press - Amazon, Barnes & Noble



Miss Fortune Cookie  - Fate will come looking for you. Don't bother hiding - 2011 Holt  Amazon

My Invented Life - Sisters, secrets, and Shakespeare - 2009 Holt  Amazon



Spectrums: Our Mind-Boggling Universe From Infinitesimal to Infinity (2012)

Real World Adobe In Design (2010)

The Flying Book (2004)

Judaism For Dummies (2001)

The Joy of Pi (1997)

Real World Scanning & Halftones (1995)

Silicon Mirage: The Art and Science of Virtual Reality (1992)


RICHARD BONTE (1967)  richardbonte.com


All Black: Hollywood 1930's - March, 2019  -  Richard Bonte and Hamilton Harcourt Fleming, III

Curmudgeonly Yours  - 2017 - Richard Bonte -  Silver Prize for Humor in the FAPA (Florida Authors and Publishers Assoc,) 

The Sisters  -2017 - Richard Bonte and Jayne Louise Cramforde

Black on White: The Roaring Twenties  - 2016 -  Richard Bonte and Hamilton Harcourt Fleming III

The Baja Redemption - 2013 -  Richard Bonte and James Crew Allen - Honorable Mention: 2018 San Francisco Book Festival

A Pact with the Devil  (A World War II drama) - 2013 - Richard Bonte and James Crew Allen

The Second Promised Land  - 2013 -  Richard Bonte and James Crew Allen

Terry's Upside - 2010 - Richard Bonte

Against Nature -  -2010 - Richard Bonte

The Three Cousins  (A World War I drama) - Richard Bonte and Hamilton Harcourt Fleming III


The Tennis Bubble - 2011  -  Richard Bonte



The Whales, They Give Themselves: Conversations with Harry Brower, Sr. - 2004 - University of Alaska Press  The University of Alaska Press,  Amazon

Boots, Bikes and Bombers: Adventures of Alaska Conservationist, Ginny Hill Wood  - 2012 - University of Alaska Press - The University of Alaska Press   Amazon

For the Love of Freedom: Miners, Trappers, Hunting Guides, and Homesteaders. An Ethnographic Overview and Assessment, Wrangell St. Eilas National Park and Preserve  -2018 - PDFhttps://www.nps.gov/wrst/; Free Copy: Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve PO Box 439, Mile 106.8 Richardson Highway, Copper Center, AK 99573 Phone: (907) 822-5234

The Making of an Ecologist: My Career in Alaska Wildlife Management and Conservation by David R. Klein and ed. by Karen Brewster - 2019 - University of Alaska PressThe University of Chicago Press or through Amazon


 Documentary Editing: Principles and Practice -  2018   Amazon  Publisher's website  View Tutorial Videos  FB page



Southeast Asia's Best Kept Secret! A Cruise Through Colorful Cambodia    https://connect.xfinity.com/appsuite/#!!&app=io.ox/mail&folder=default0/INBOX1961 History/Videos

from 2006 – 2019
Writer of over 300 features & articles published in international yachting &
superyacht magazines, destination magazines and high end magazines along
with newspapers (publication ex: Yachting Matters, Asia Pacific Boating,
Ocean, Yacht Style, Jetgala, Luxury Society Asia, Lux Inc Media, Samui
Holiday, etc.).


BO CRANE (1968)
order books through orders@dennismartin.net  or www.bocranebooks.com

Ticket to Rock: tracking Palo Alto rock musicians, their neighborhoods and schools - 2019  - Palo Alto Stanford Heritage (PAST)
The Streets of Menlo Park: Origin of the street names and brief bio's,  - 2018 - available from the Menlo Park Historical Association (MPHA)
The Life and Times of Dennis Martin: Biography of a mid-1800s pioneer with a ranch off Sand Hill Road - 2015
The Death Ride - 2009  - Xlibris Corporation
Of Heaven and Earth - 1992 - Mellen Research University Press
Memory and Desire - 1984 -  Hwong Publishing (defunct) 



Website Collection of Essays and Poems:    www.buddhajim.com 


The Conspiracy Against Iran: The East-West Competition - 1981 -  IMPEX Publishers, Washington, D.C.

The Johari Mirror - 2003 - Trafford Publishers, Vancouver Canada,  Amazon

InterAmerica:  The Migrant Health Program - August 30, 1979 - Bureau of Community Health Services - Health Services Administration - U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare

An Overview of Health Issues Affecting Migrant Farmworkers – 1979  - Bureau of Community Health Services - Health Services Administration - U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare

Magazine Articles

Reading Opens a Treasure House of Life -  August 1995 - Seikyo Times, Santa Monica, CA.

The Nuclear Elephant in the Room: Why No One Talks About the U.S. Nuclear Threat - Sunflower, the e-Newsleter of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation 



An Oregon Shakespeare Festival Lover's Guide to Exploring Southern Oregon & Northern California - 2013  First Edition -   Amazon  


Author/designer, Grimmworld RPG (2021); Airship Daedalus RPG ( (pulp adventure series 2016) https://airshipdaedalus.com/novels/; Arrowflight RPG (2001, 2010);  Red Dwarf - The Roleplaying Game (2003).  https://deep7.com/ Author, Calico Kids (teen supernatural adventure 2020): https://www.todddowning.com/calico-kids/  + 50 titles...   Website:  www.todddowning.com

PETER ELLENBY  (1986)  - Photographer  - Deceased - July 25, 2022

 Every Day Is Saturday - the Rock Photography of Peter Ellenby  Author: Christopher Slater - October 2006 - Chronicle Books -  Amazon



Performance Corvairs :How to Hotrod the Corvair Engine and Chassis (an automotive manual/guide for upgrading the 60-69 Corvairs) - May, 2013 - Publisher: California Bills Automotive Handbooks - Amazon



Perry Mason Novels - 82 total (1933 - 1973)

Donald Lam - Bertha Cool   29 total (1939 - 1970)

Ed Jenkins Novelettes - 74 total (1925 - 1961)

Lester Leith Mysteries -  65 total (1929 - 1943)

Doug Selby, the D.A. Book -  9 total (1937 - 1949)

Miscellaneous Fiction Books,  Short Stories and compilations - 54 total (1935 - 1969)

Articles - The Court of Last Resort - 78 total (1948  - 1958) 

Non - Fiction - 14 total (1948 - 1970)

Grand Total = 405 


Julia Morgan’s Berkeley City Club - The Story of A Building (2016) - the author is donating half of the royalties to the Berkeley City Club. Amazon


Enlightenment: A True Story of Life, Love, Interracial Marriage, the Vietnam War, and Prejudice - February, 2014  - Amazon:
Model Ships of a Septuagenarian and His Musings About Life, Death and War - January, 2020 - Amazon
54 mm Dioramas of Gangsters, Pirates, and gunfighters of a septuagenarian and his musings for 2020 - January, 2021 - Amazon
Dioramas of Historical Leaders and Hollywood Movie Stars, Biographies and Critiques on America in 2021 - March, 2023 - Amazon



Clues to the Riddle of Man  - 1974 - Prentice Hall,

Comparative Studies in Organizational Behavior -  January, 1972 - Barnes & Noble


CHRISTY HALE (1973) www.christyhale.com

Picture books written and illustrated by Christy Hale

Todos Iguales/All Equal: Un Corrido de/A Ballad of Lemon Grove y el primer caso exitoso de desegregación escolar/and the first successful school desegregation case - August 2019

Water Land: Land and Water Forms Around the World - May 2018

Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building - October 2012

The East-West House: Noguchi’s Childhood in Japan  - September 2009

Books illustrated by Christy Hale

Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, A Life in Nature - September 2016

Amazing Places - October 2015

The Cambodian Dancer: Sophany’s Gift of Hope - November 2015

Our School Garden! - March 2012

The Forgiveness Garden - October 2012

Guess Again!: Riddle Poems - February 2006

In the Kitchen with Grandma - May 2005

Sky Dancers  -  December 2004

You’re Not My Real Mother! - October 2004

It Rained All Day That Night: Autograph, Rhymes & Inscriptions  - January 2003

Elizabeti’s School - September 2002

A Safe Place Called Home - September 2001

Mama Elizabeti - May 2000

Who’s In the Hall? - August 2000

Billy and Emma - April 2000

Elizabeti’s Doll - September 1998

Those Calculating Crows - August 1996

Paco and the Witch - May 1995

The Ancestor Tree - September 1994

Juan Bobo and the Pig - September 1993

The Complete Poems to Solve - April 1993

Curriculum guides written and illustrated by Christy Hale

All About Me Art Activities: 20 Easy, Step-by-Step Projects That Celebrate Kids’

Individuality—and Build Classroom Community - June 2009

Collaborative Art & Writing Projects for Young Learners: 15 Delightful Projects That Build Early Reading and Writing Skills—and Connect to the Topics You Teach - October 2006

Quilting Activities for Young Learners: 15 Easy & Delightful “No-Sew” Projects That Reinforce Early Skills & Concepts - September 2005

Art Activities for Little Leaners: 15 Easy & Delightful Projects Using Everyday Materials - May 2004








KENT HINCKLEY (1961) - http://kenthinckley.com

The Thorium Strategem - September, 2016

Hearts, Minds and Coffee - May, 2014


DOUG HOFSTADTER  (1961)   1980 Pulitzer Prize winner

 Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid - May, 1979  (1980 Pulitzer Prize, 1980 American Book Award, 1980 National Book Award for Science, 1980 Guggenheim Fellowship - Natural Sciences, US & Canada)

  Surfaces and Essences: Analogy as the Fuel and Fire of Thinking: April 23, 2013

  I Am a Strange Loop  - March, 2007

  Le Ton Beau De Marot: In Praise Of The Music Of Language - May, 1997

  Fluid Concepts And Creative Analogies: Questing For The Essence Of  -  1995

 Metamagical Themas  - April, 1985 

 The Minds I - Fantasies And Reflections On Self & Soul - 1981



International Politics: A Framework for Analysis. 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1995 - Prentice Hall -Amazon 

The Dividing Discipline: Hegemony and Diversity in International Theory - 1985 - Allen & Unwin, Boston, Amazon 

Peace and War: Armed Conflict and International Order -1991 - Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, Amazon 

Change in the International System: Essays on the Theory and Practice of International Relations. Edward Elgar - 1991 - Aldershot, Hants, UK. Amazon 

The State, War, and the State of War. Cambridge University Press - 1996 - Cambridge, UK, Amazon 

Taming the Sovereigns: Institutional Change in International Politics - 2004 - Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, Amazon 



Trauma Junkie: Memoirs of an Emergency Flight Nurse - 2000 - Firefly Books, Toronto Canada - Amazon

TOM HURST (1967)

Couch the Dog (Part One and Part Two) - 2022 Amazon


Discovering Princeton: A Photographic Guide with Five Walking Tours, with Wiebke Martens (Schiffer, 2017)


The US/Soviet Arms Race - The National War College Press, 1974

The Military and Social Adaptation -  The National War College Press, 1975



 Pomegranate Years  - Sept. 2019 - Paul Dry Books,  Amazon or order through your local bookstore

 Let The Light Go: A Collection of Poems - 


AMBASSADOR, L.W. "BILL" LANE, JR.   (1938)  -  Co-Chairman of Lane Publishing Co., and Publisher of Sunset Magazine

The Sun Never Sets - Reflections on a Western Life - 2013 - Amazon


PETE KELLEY (1965)  

The Long Road South.... Vagabond Diary 


DONALD McPHAIL (1958) - 

 The Guest From Johannesburg - April 2019 - Amazon 

 The Millionaires Cruise: Sailing Toward Black Tuesday - July 2014 - Amazon


"Between the Lines, and Inside the Ropes" - short stories of life in professional golf and 10S tours as a coach, caddie, trainer, chef, mental positive affirmations coach, friend, with celebrity, political, and musical artists moments.  "Forrest Gump" revisited...stories from Sinatra, Eastwood, Sport's, Navratilova, Sampras, Riggs, Beatles, Coachella, etc,  and MOST importantly - Paly! - Baez - Pablo Cruise -  July 2022 - Publisher: Xlibris.
Available: Ebook, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Xlibris Books

About the Author: Randy is the son of Coach, Hugh R. McWilliams who is honored in the Paly "Coaches Circle"; his brother was a teacher at Paly - and his sister is also a Paly alum. 


 -  Also available through a number of other online booksellers in paperback and as eBooks

Legendary Locals of Los Gatos - January 2014  Amazon  Barnes & Noble

Post Card History Series – Los Gatos - May 2009  Amazon  Barnes & Noble 


NICHOLAS VALENTINO MORI (2012)  -  valentinomori.com 

Celestial Blight  (The Farsian Triology - Book 1) - 2018 

Feather in the Void  (The Farsian Triology - Book 2) - 2018 

The Poet's Dilemma  (The Farsian Triology - Book 3) - 2018 

Toast - 2017 

Never Ask the Dead  - 2017 


MARIA MURNANE (1987)  -  www.mariamurnane.com - Author's page

Bridges 2017

Wait for the Rain  - 2015

Cassidy Lane  - 2014

Katwalk  - 2014

Chocolate for Two  - 2013

Honey on Your Mind  - 2012

It's a Waverly Life - 2011

Perfect on Paper  - 2010


JOHN NILES  (1963)https://dept.english.wisc.edu/jdniles/index.html

God’s Exiles and English Verse: On the Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry – April 2019  -exeterpress.co.uk

Old English Literature: A Guide to Criticism – 2016 wiley.com - Amazon

The Idea of Anglo-Saxon England 1066-1901 – 2015 wiley.com - Amazon

Klaeber’s Beowulf, 4th edition (co-edited) – 2008  utorontopress.com - Amazon

Beowulf and Lejre – 2007 Amazon

Beowulf: An Illustrated Edition (with Seamus Heaney’s translation) – 2007 books.wwnorton.com - Amazon

Old English Heroic Poems and the Social Life of Texts – 2007  brepols.net - Amazon

Old English Enigmatic Poems and the Play of the Texts – 2006  brepols.net - Amazon

Chapman’s Pack (poems) – 2003

Homo Narrans: The Poetics and Anthropology of Oral Literature – 2000  upenn.edu/pennpress/

Beowulf: The Poem and Its Tradition – 1983  Amazon



New York City Mutual Savings Banks, 1819-1861 -  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1976 (Allan Nevins Prize in American Economic History.)

Historical Statistics of the United States Earliest Times to the Present, Millennial Edition,5 vols. - Susan Carter, Scott Gartner, Michael Haines, Alan L. Olmstead, Richard Sutch, and Gavin Wright, eds: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Also available in an electronic edition.  (The 2008 Thomas Jefferson Prize, RUSA Outstanding Reference Award, Booklist Editor’s Choice Award, Library Journal Best of Reference in 2006 Award, Honorable Mention, Dartmouth Medal, History News Network, “Book of the Month,” February 2006, and Special Commendation of the Economic History Association, 2006.)

Creating Abundance: Biological Innovation and American Agricultural Development - 2008 - Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode, (New York: Cambridge University Press) - The Alice Hanson Jones Prize and The Quality of Research Discovery Prize presented by the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association

Arresting Contagion: Science, Policy, and Conflicts over Animal Disease Control - 2015 Alan L. Olmstead and Paul W. Rhode  - (Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press). The Allan Sharlin Memorial Award

Four additional books, 85 journal articles and book chapters 



Breastfeeding and the Active Woman - 1995 - WRS Publishing


TONY PRESS  (1968)

Crossing the Lines: a collection of short stories  - Jan, 2016 by Big Table Publishing - Amazon 


KEITH RAFFEL (1968) - www.keithraffel.com

Temple Mount  - November 2014

A Fine and Dangerous Season - November 2013

Drop By Drop - August 2011

Smasher: A Silicon Valley Thriller - October 2009

Dot Dead: A Silicon Valley Mystery - July 2006


The 8086 Book - June, 1980 - Amazon 

REBECCA REIDER -  (1996) - www.redwoodreider.org 

Dreaming the Biosphere - 2009


JOHN C. ROBINSON, Ph.D., D.Min. - (1964)www.johnrobinson.org  

Mystical Activism: Transforming a World in Crisis - John Hunt Publishing  - 2020.

Mystical Activism: Transforming a World in Crisis - Tikkun Magazine - 2019
The Divine Human: The Final Transformation of Sacred Aging -Winchester, UK: John Hunt Publishing (O-Books) - 2016
Breakthrough: A Novel of the Divine Human -  Winchester, UK: John Hunt Publishing (roundfire-books.com) 2015

What Aging Men Want: The Odyssey as a Parable of Male Aging - Winchester, UK: John Hunt Publishing (O-Books) - 2013

Bedtime Stories for Elders: Fairy tales for the Enlightened Elder -  Winchester, UK John Hunt Publishing (O-Books) - 2012

The Three Secrets of Aging: Seeking Enlightenment in the New Aging - Winchester UK: John Hunt Publishing (O-Books) - 2012

Finding Heaven Here: Awakening the Universal Realization of Heaven on Earth - Winchester, UK: John Hunt Publishing (O-Books) 2009

Ordinary Enlightenment: Experiencing God's Presence in Everyday Life - Unity Books -2000

But Where Is God?: Building a Meaningful Integration of Psychotherapy and Spirituality - Psychotherapy and the Religious Search, Nova Science Publishers - 1999

Death of a Hero, Birth of the Soul: Finding the True Self at Midlife,  Council Oak Books - 1997.


ALICE RUSH  (1981)  website:  

“Green Careers: Choosing Work for a Sustainable Future” - New Society Publishers - Canada - 2009 (co-author, Jim Cassio) - Amazon 

"Video Game Careers” - Second Edition, - Random House, Prima Games - 2008 - Amazon

"Paid to Play”- An Insiders’ Guide to Video Game Careers - Published by Random House- Prima Games - 2006 - Amazon

Used to have a column in the Telegraph Newspaper in Folsom and El Dorado Hills, CA - “CareerU for Success.”

Have also written for electronic news publications, magazines,  including eHow. 



  1,001 Ways to inspire: Your Organization, Your Team, Yourself

  1,001 Ways to Get Promoted

  1,001 Ways to Save, Grow, and Invest Your Money



The Road Not Taken: A Documented Biography of Randall Thompson. Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2018 and The Music of Randall Thompson (1899-1984): A Documented Catalogue. Fenton, MO: ECS Publishing, 2015. Carl B. Schmidt and Elizabeth K. Schmidt.

Author: Carl B. Schmidt:
A History of the Handel Choir of Baltimore (1935-2013): ‘Music Spread Thy Voice Around.’ Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, a subsidiary of Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.
The Music of Georges Auric (1899-1983): A Documented Catalogue, 4 vols. Lewiston/Queenston/Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2012.
The Story of Randall Thompson's Alleluia Revisited: A Facsimile Edition with Commentary. Boston: ECS Publishing, 2010.
Écrits sur la musique de Georges Auric/Writings on Music by Georges Auric, 4 vols. Lewiston/Queenston/ Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2009
Entrancing Muse: A Documented Biography of Francis Poulenc. Hillsdale, NY: Pendragon Press, 2001.
The Music of Francis Poulenc (1899-1963): A Catalogue. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995.
The Livrets of Jean-Baptiste Lully's Tragédies Lyriques: A Catalogue Raisonné. New York: The Broude Trust for Musicological Publications, 1995.
An Index to Jean Laurent Le Cerf de La Viéville's Comparaison de la Musique Italienne et de la Musique Françoise. Geneva, Switzerland: Éditions Minkoff, 1993.

Articles in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Harvard Library Bulletin, Journal of Musicology, Journal of the American Musicological Society, Music Library Association Notes, Dix-septième siècle, “Recherche” sur la Musique française classique, Current Musicology, and Rivista italiana di musicologia plus various Festschriften. Editions of music by Jean-Baptiste Lully, Antonio Cesti, Walter Piston, Francis Poulenc, Randall Thompson, Guillaume Bouzignac, and Henri Du Mont for Ione Press, Éditions Salabert, Éditions Durand, The Broude Trust, A-R Editions, ECS Publishing, and Chester. CD recording of Francis Poulenc’s L’Histoire de Babar, le petit elephant, Sandrine Erdely-Sayo (piano) and Carl B. Schmidt (narrator).


https://karlschonborn.com/     https://www.facebook.com/CleftHeartedOverBias/

  Cleft Heart – Chasing Normal  - November, 2013 - Amazon  -  Barnes and Noble  

  Policing Society: A Comparative Look at Violence, the Use of Force, and other Issues in the  US and UK.

  To  Keep  the Peace: Crisis Management in  Law Enforcement.

  Dealing  with Violence: The Challenge Faced by Police and other Peacekeepers


  aka "The Empathy Guy" - https://theempathyguy.com/excellenceoffthefield

Excellence Off The Field: The Ultimate Guide To Mindful-Empathy - Amazon or  Barnes & Noble



Handbook on Gender and Social Policy, Edited by Sheila Shaver. Published by Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham UK and Northampton MA, USA  -https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/handbook-on-gender-and-social-policy


SHEPHERD "SHEP" SIEGEL (1971)   https://www.shepherdsiegel.com

Disruptive Play: The Trickster in Politics and Culture Month  - October, 2018



The VM/ESA Systems Handbook - 1993 - McGraw Hill

The VM/ESA User’s and Applications Handbook - 1993 - McGraw Hill

The REXX Handbook -1992 - McGraw Hill 


www.marilynstablein.com  (books available through website)



Houseboat on the Ganges & A Room in Kathmandu 2019

Sleeping in Caves: A Sixties Himalayan Memoir 2003

Climate of Extremes: Landscape and Imagination 1995


Vermin: A Traveler’s Bestiary 2018

The Census Taker: Tales of a Traveler in India and Nepal 1985

The Monkey Thief 2003


Milepost 27 2019

Splitting Hard Ground 2010

Night Travels to Tibet 2003

More Night Travels to Tibet 2010


Bind, Alter, Fold: Artist Books 2015


Phantom Circus 2017

A Pot of Soup 2015

High in the Himalayas 2002

Intrusions in Ice 1985

Ticketless Traveler 1982



  Company of Wolves.

  Undressed Art: Why We Draw

  The Company of Wolves

  Tracks in the Sky: Wildlife and Wetlands of the Pacific Flyway

  Two Eagles/Dos Aguilas: The Natural World of the U.S.—Mexico Borderlands

  California's Wild Heritage: Threatened and Endangered Animals in the Golden State

  Tracks in the Sky: Wildlife and Wetlands of the Pacific Flyaway


CAROL GRACE STRATTON (ROTH)  1969 - carolgstratton.com

 Lake Surrender - 2014   - Illumination Book Award Winner — Winner of the Prismatic Prospects Favorite Read Award   Amazon  

Changing Zip Codes - 2012   Amazon   




Close Encounters of the Queer Kind: Collection of Shorty Stories and Poems  (2001) -  Amazon

The Blackwitch Moth and the Moonflower (1998)  Amazon

The Black Diaries: Life of an Irish Rebel and Unrepentant Pervert  (1996)  Amazon

Lullaby for Yossi: A Reincarnational Love Story  (1994)  Amazon


My Husband's Under Here Somewhere: Collectors, Packrats and Compulsive Collectors  (2016)  Amazon

The Reluctant Coverts: The Intersecting Spiritual Journeys of a Missionary, a Housewife, her Gay Son....and a Bunch of Cats!   (2013)  Amazon

Feathered Spirits: Winged Visitations from the Other Side  (2012)  Amazon


The Wardrobe: A Play in Two Acts  (2004)  Amazon

The Healing Wall: ABaby, Cradle and All   (2000)  Amazon

Family....In the Third Degree  (1999)  Amazon

Play in Two Acts   (1993)  Amazon


Pen name: Jodi Lynn Threat

 Peculiarities - By: Carol Lee Craig -  July 2022 - Amazon

Letters to Julius: Postmarked Palo Alto - May 2019 - Amazon


JASON TURBOW (1988)  -  jasonturbow.com   Sportswriter 

They Bled Blue :Fernandomania, Strike-Season Mayhem, and the Weirdest Championship Baseball Had Ever Seen: The 1981 Los Angeles Dodgers -  2019 -  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Amazon

Dynastic, Bombastic, Fantastic: Reggie, Rollie and Catfish & Charlie Finley's Swingin' A's - 2017 - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Amazon

The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign-Stealing and Bench-clearing Brawls - The Unwritten rules of America's pasttime - 2010  Pantheon - Amazon


WYN WACHORST (1956)  wynwachhorst.com

Thomas Alva Edison: An American Myth -1981History Book Club selection

The Dream of Spaceflight: Essays on the Near Edge of Infinity - 2000

The Best of Times: Motifs from Postwar America: Reflections on Nostalgia - 2016



Organic Geochemistry for Exploration Geologists , Minneapolis, Burgess, 1981 (out of print)
Geochemistry in Petroleum Exploration, Boston, IHRDC, 1985 (out of print)
Biomarkers for Geologists: a practical guide to the application of steranes and triterpanes in petroleum exploration (with Tsutomo Machihara), Tulsa,                                                                                                                               American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1991 (out of print)
Summary of Research Reports on Petroleum Geochemistry, Chiba, Japan, Japan National Oil Corporation, TRC Special Publication #2, 1993 (out of print)

A Manual for Source Rock Evaluation Using Petroleum Systems Concepts, Chiba, Japan, Japan National Oil Corporation, 1997 (out of print)

The Rest of Her Life (novel, Feb. 2013 under the pseudonym Zoë Carbonopsina), Amazon, Barnes and Noble.



How Desolate Our Home Bereft of Thee -  October, 2014 - Clouds of Magellan Press; B&N and Amazon

TED WEST (1960)

Closing Speed -- 2019 -- New York: E.M. Landsea Publishers -- Amazon

The Seven Diddly Sins -- 2020 -- New York: E.M. Landsea Publishers -- Amazon

Reno The Crook -- A story about coming of age in Palo Alto in the 50s, partially autobiographical but very largely fiction. -2022 New York: E.M. Landsea Publishers -- Amazon



Aliens and Other Stories - October, 2013, Washington Writers Publishing House   -  Amazon, Barnes&Noble


About the Author: the son of Coach Hugh R. McWilliams who is honored in the Paly "Coaches Circle", his brother was a teacher at "Paly" - and his sister is also a "Paly" alum.

Between the Lines, and Inside the Ropes - short stories of life on professional golf and 10S tours as a coach, caddie, trainer, chef, mental positive affirmations coach, friend, with celebrity, political, and musical artists moments... "Forrest Gump" revisited.......stories from Sinatra, Eastwood, Sport's, Navratilova, Sampras, Riggs, Beatles, Coachella, etc,  and MOST importantly "Paly"! Baez - Pablo Cruise -  July, 2022 - Publisher: Xlibris US - Ebook, AMAZON, Barnes and Noble, Xlibris Books


Host of the Lowell Thomas Award-winning NPR digital media travel show, Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer, Wilmer has also produced the on-air travel show for KCBX since 1989, and served as digital-media travel host for KRML in Carmel, Calif.

The Wine Seeker’s Guide to Livermore Valley (White Cloud Press) Best Guidebook Award 2011

Romancing the Coast: Romantic Getaways Along the California Coast (Riverwood Books)

California Coast Getaways: Classic Resorts and Inns Along the Coast  (White Cloud Press)

Travel Editor, Central Coast Magazine (through 2008)

Travel Editor, Las Vegas Magazine (1998-2003) 



  A Geological Guide to Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve AK: A Tectonic Collage of Northbound Territories



My Husband is Under Here Somewhere: Collectors, Packrats, and Compulsive Hoarders  - 2017 - Spiral Publishing  - Amazon  

The Worship of Walker Judson - Spiral Publishing - 2013 - Amazon

The Rebellious Body: Reclaim Your Life from Environmental Illness and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome -1996 - Perseus/Plenum Publish - Amazon



Natural Connections: Perspectives in Community-based Conservation.


NONA MOCK WYMAN (1951)  -  (Winner of Women of Humanity - 2011)

Ten Thousand Flowers: After the Orphanage - December, 2015   Amazon

Bamboo Women: Stories from Ming Quong, a Chinese Orphanage in California - May, 2012 - (21 stories of why the girls came to the "home" orphanage, their lives before and after the MQ Orphanage).  - Picked for Int'l. Women's Day at St. Mary's College, Moraga, CA.  Amazon

Chopstick Childhood in a Town of Silver Spoons: Orphaned @ the Ming Quong Home in Los Gatos. CA. - Sept. 1999 - Humanitarian Award  Amazon