Exonians in review: Winter 2024

January 24, 2024

Alumni are encouraged to advise the Bulletin editor (bulletin@exeter.edu) of their own publications, recordings, films, etc., in any field, and those of their classmates, for inclusion in future Exonians in Review columns. Please send a review copy of your published work to the editor to be considered for an extended profile in future issues. Works can be sent to: Phillips Exeter Academy, The Exeter Bulletin, 20 Main Street, Exeter, NH 03833.



1953—David Mumford. Numbers and the World: Essays on Math and Beyond. (American Mathematical Society, 2023)

1955—Richard Maltby, director. The Country Wife. The musical played at the Red Bull Theater in New York in December.

1959—Daniel C. Dennett. I’ve Been Thinking. (W. W. Norton & Company, 2023)

1966—Alfred “Kirby” LaMotte. Strangers & Pilgrims. (Saint Julian Press, Inc., 2023)

1969—Anthony Davis, composer. X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X. The reimagined 1986 opera premiered at the Metropolitan Opera on Nov. 3.

1969—Charles Trueheart. Diplomats at War: Friendship and Betrayal on the Brink of the Vietnam Conflict. (University of Virginia Press, 2024)

1969—Daniel Wolff. How to Become an American: A History of Immigration, Assimilation, and Loneliness. (The University of South Carolina Press, 2022)

1971—Christopher “Kip” Davis, story author. X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X. The reimagined 1986 opera premiered at the Metropolitan Opera on Nov. 3.

1972—Rob Dinerman. A History of Squash at Trinity College. (Millennium Printing Corp., 2023)

1973—Owen Brown, artist. “Myriorama,” exhibition at the Veronique Wantz Gallery in Minneapolis in October. The cover of the accompanying catalog was designed by George Mattingly ’68 and includes an essay by Ulysses Grant Dietz ’73.

1981—Claudia Putnam. “Thoughts on Crossing to Safety,” prose. (Passengers Journal, Volume 4, Issue 3, September 2023)

1982—Kim McLarin. Everyday Something Has Tried to Kill Me and Has Failed: Notes From Periracial America. (Ig Publishing, 2023)

1982—Shalini Amerasinghe Ganendra. Veins of Influence: Colonial Sri Lanka (Ceylon) in Early Photographs and Collections. (Neptune Publishing Pvt Ltd., 2023)

1990—Jon Bonné. The New French Wine: Redefining the World’s Greatest Wine Culture. (Ten Speed Press, 2023)

1992—Meghan Riordan Jarvis. End of the Hour: A Therapist’s Memoir. (Zibby Books, 2023)



Todd Hearon. Yodelady. This 2023 album is available for download on all digital platforms.

Matt Miller. “In the Clover,” poem. (Pleiades: Literature in Context, Volume 43, Number 2, Fall 2023)

—“Far Away,” poem. (Academy of American Poets, Poem-a-Day, November 15, 2023)

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