New School Alumni Books

Dive in to a range of bestsellers by alumni that offer uplifting, engrossing, and heartwarming stories.

Stephanie Danler, MFA Creative Writing ’14

Crazy Rich Asians
Kevin Kwan, BFA Photography ’98

Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations
The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing
Mira Jacob, MFA Creative Writing ’10

The Girls from Corona del Mar
Rufi Thorpe, BA Liberal Arts ’06

Cucina Tipica: An Italian Adventure
Andrew Cotto, MFA Creative Writing ’08

Light Magic for Dark Times
Lisa Marie Basile, MFA Creative Writing ’12

Anxiety: The Missing Stage of Grief
Claire Bidwell Smith, BA Liberal Arts ’02

Watch Us Rise
Renée Watson, BA Liberal Arts ’09 and Ellen Hagan, MFA Creative Writing ’03

Sunshine State
Sarah Gerard, MFA Creative Writing ’12

Crazy Love You
Lisa Unger, BA Liberal Arts ’92

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
Jenny Han, MFA Creative Writing ’04

Flying Couch: A Graphic Memoir
Amy Kurzweil, MFA Creative Writing ’13

The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy
Mariana Mazzucato, PhD Economics ’99

The Gilded Razor: A Memoir
Sam Lansky, BA in Literary Studies ’12

Kalisha Buckhanon, MFA in Creative Writing ’03

Mario Alberto Zambrano, BA in Liberal Arts ’11



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New School Alumni

Celebrating the New School alumni community, a vibrant network of creative, progressive thinkers working in the arts, politics, design, education, and more.