Diane Brenner, Indexer

P.O. Box 206, Worthington, MA 01098

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RECENT INDEXING (2010ish to present)


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     A Thousand Sisters: The Heroic Airwomen of Soviet Women during World War II, Elizabeth Wein (HarperCollins, 2019)

     Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry by Imani Perri (Beacon Press, 2018)

     The Man Who Saw Tomorrow: The Life and Inventions of Stanford R. Ovshinsky (MIT Press, 2018)

     W. A. Dwiggins: A Life in Design, by Bruce Kennett (Letterform Archive, 2018)    

et  Us Watch Richard Wilbur: A Biographical Study, Robert Bagg and Mary Bagg (University of Massachusetts Press, 2017)

     The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved from Womb to Grave in the Building of a Nation, Daina Ramey Berry (Beacon Press, 2017)

     Little Home Histories-Belmont County Ohio, Marie Bundy (Belmont Historical Society, 2017)

     Art of the America's Cup, Alan Granby and Janice Hyland (America3 Publishers), Volumes I-VI (2012-2017)

     Phenomenal Sydney: Anglicans in a Time of Change, 1945–2013, Marcia Cameron (Wipf & Stock, 2016)

     Water Tossing Boulders: How a Family of Chinese Immigrants Led the First Fight to Desegregate Schools in the Jim Crow South Adrienne Berard (Beacon Press, 2016)

     Conservative Revolutionaries: Transformation and Tradition in the Religious and Political Thought of Charles Chauncy and Jonathan Mayhew, John Oaks (Pickwick Press, 2016)

     Make Peace Before the Sun Goes Down: The Long Encounter of Thomas Merton and His Abbott, James, Roger Lipsey (Shambhala, 2015)

     God Hovered over the Waters: The Emergence of the Protestant Reformation, William A. dePrater III (Wipf and Stock, 2015)

     Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest U.S. Minority Its Rights, Lennard Davis (Beacon Press, 2015)

     The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm America at War, A. J. Baime (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015)

     Stand Up Straight and Sing! Jesseye Norman (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014)

     Otis Oldfield: Complete Lithographs, Jayne Blatchley (self-published, 2014)

     The Tribunal: Responses to John Brown and the Harpers Ferry Raid, eds. John Stauffer and Zoe Trodd (Harvard University Press, 2013)

     Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand, William J. Mann (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012)

     A Portrait of Pacifists: Le Chambon, the Holocaust, and the Lives of Andre and Magda Trocme, Richard P. Unsworth and Peter Rose (Syracuse University Press, 2012)

     The First Frontier: The Forgotten History of Struggle, Savagery, and Endurance in Early America, Scott Weidensaul (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012)

     Inside Scientology: The Story of the World's Most Secretive Religion, Janet Reitman (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011)

     An American Journey, A History of the Powell-Whelan Families, Jack Pottle (self-published, 2010)

     Through a Window, Jane Goodall, 2nd edition (Houghton Mifflin, 2010)

     Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light, Jane Brox (Houghton Mifflin, 2010)

     The Letters of Sylvia Beach, ed. Keri Walsh (Columbia University Press, 2010)




     The Heritage: Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism, Howard Bryant (Beacon Press, 2018)

     The Trials of Nina McCall: Sex Surveillance and the Decades-Long Government Plan to Imprison “Promiscuous” Women, Scott Wasserman Stern (Beacon Press, 2018)

     Invisible: How Young Women with Serious Health Issues Navigate Work, Relations, and the Pressure to Seem Just Fine, Michele Lent-Hirsch (Beacon Press, 2018)

     “We Are All Fast-Food Workers Now”: The Global Uprising Against Poverty Wages, Annelise Orleck (Beacon Press, 2018)

     African American and Latinx History of the United States, Paul Ortiz (Beacon Press, 2018)

     Japan’s March 2011 Disaster and Moral Grit: Our Inescapable In-between, Michael Brannigan (Lexington Books, 2015)

     English Ministry Crisis in Chinese Canadian Churches, Matthew Todd (Wipf & Stock, 2015)

     Master Trainer Handbook: Tips, Tactics and How-tos for Delivering Effective Instructor-Led, Participant-Centered Training, Bob Pike (HRD Press, 2015)

     Beyond Training and Development: Enhancing Human Performance Through a Measurable Focus on Business Impact, 3rd edition, William J. Rothwell (HRD Press, 2015)

     Wisdom of Ants: 10 Commandments of Trust, Linnea B. McCord (HRD Press, 2015)

     Courage to Execute: What Elite U.S. Military Units Can Teach Business about Leadership and Team Performance, James Murphy (Wiley, 2014)

     Frontiers in Food Policy: Perspectives on Sub-Saharan Africa, eds.Walter Falcon and Rosamond Naylor (CreativeSpace, 2014)

     Chronicles of Million Dollar Trader: My Road, Valleys, and Peaks to Final Trading Victory, Don Miller (Wiley, 2013)

     The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable, James Owens Wetherall (Mariner Books, 2013)

     Collected Papers on Monetary Theory, Robert E. Lucas Jr. (Harvard University Press, 2013)

     Beyond North Korea: Future Challenges to South Korea’s Security, eds. Byung Kwan Kim, Gi-Wook Shin and David Straub (Stanford University, Shorenstein APARC, 2012)

     Interlacing Words and Things: Bridging the Nature-Culture Opposition in Gardens and Landscape, ed. Stephen Bann (Dumbarton Oaks, 2012)

     A Laboratory of Liberty: The Transformation of Political Culture in Republican Switzerland, 1750–1848, Marc Lerner (Brill, 2011)

     Aging Asia: The Economic and Social Implications of Rapid Demographic Change in China, Japan, and South Korea, eds. Karen Eggleston and Shripad Tuljapurkar (Stanford University, Shorenstein APARC, 2011)

     Fisher Investments on Health Care Fisher Investments Press with Michael Kelly and Andrew S. Teufel (Wiley, 2011)

     Does South Asia Exist? Prospects for Regional Integration, ed. Rafiq Dossani, Daniel C. Sneider, and Vikram Sood (Stanford University, Shorenstein APARC, 2010)

     Growing Pains: Tensions and Opportunity in China's Transformation, ed. Jean C. Oi, Schott Rozelle, Xueguang Zhou (Stanford University, Shorenstein APARC, 2010)

     First Drafts of Korea: The U.S. Media and Perceptions of the Last Cold War Frontier, eds. Donald A. L. McIntyre, Daniel C. Sneider, and Gi-Wook Shin (Stanford University, Shorenstein APARC, 2009)



Simply Vibrant, Anya Kassof, Roost (2018)

     My Beer Year: Adventures with Hop Farmers, Craft Brewers, Chefs, Beer Sommeliers, and Fanatical Drinkers as a Beer Master in Training, Lucy Burningham, (Roost/Shambhala, 2016)

     My French Family Table: Recipes for a Life Filled with Food, Love, and Joie de Vivre, Béatrice Peltre (Roost/Shambhala, 2016)

     Dandelion and Quince: Exploring the Wide World of Unusual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs,  Michelle McKenzie (Roost/Shambhala, 2016)

     Great Bowls of Food: Grain Bowls, Buddha Bowls, Broth Bowls and More, Robin Asbel (Countryman, 2016)

     Icy, Creamy, Healthy, Sweet, Christine Chitnis (Roost/Shambhala, 2016)

     Little Bites: 100 Kid-Healthy Snacks, Christine Chitnis and Sarah Waldman (Roost/Shambhala, 2015)

     Quench: Handcrafted Beverages to Satisfy Every Taste & Occasion, Ashley English (Shambhala, 2014)

     At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen: Celebrating the Art of Eating Well, Amy Chaplin and Johnny Miller (Shambhala, 2014)

     A Simple Feast: A Year of Stories & Recipes to Savor & Share, Diana Yen and The Jewels of New York (Shambhala, 2014)

     Handmade Gatherings: Recipes and Crafts for Seasonal Celebrations and Potluck Parties, Ashley English and Jen Altman (Shambhala 2014)

     La Tartine Gourmand:Recipes for an Inspired Life, Béatrice Peltre (Shambhala, 2012)

    The Complete Tassajara Cookbook, Edward Espe Brown (Shambhala, 2009)



     Yellow Pages Canada - Content Injection Project, Dovecot/Potomac Indexing Associates (2014)

     Bartlett's Quotations Online index term selection project, Potomac Indexing Associates (2012)

     Aurora Photos - photographic database (2004)

     Kaim Associates, Inc. - Adverse effects from monoclonal antibodies (2000-2002)



     Leading Well: Building Schoolwide Excellence in Reading and Writing, Lucy Calkins, with Mary Ehrenworth and Laurie Pessah (Heinemann, 2019)    

     The 6 Academic Writing Assignments: Designing the User’s Journey, Jim Burke (Heinemann, 2018)    

     Understanding Texts and Readers: Responsive Comprehension Instruction with Leveled Texts, Jennifer Serravallo (Heinemann, 2018)

Units of Study Teaching Guides (6 books: K-6 and Middle School, reading and writing), Lucy Calkins, (Heinemann, 2018)

     Essays on Saudi Education, Khalid Al Seghayer (2016)

     Love the House You’re In, Paige Rien (Roost/Shambhala, 2016)

     After the End, 2nd Edition: Teaching and Learning Creative Revision, Barry Lane (Heinemann, 2015)

     Teaching Literature In the Context of Literacy Instruction, Jocelyn Chadwick and John Grassie (Heinemann, 2015)

     The Revision Toolbox, 2nd Edition, Georgia Heard (Heinemann, 2014)

     The English Teacher's Companion, Fourth Edition, Jim Burke (Heinemann, 2013)

     Math Misconceptions, PreK through Grade 5, Honi J. Bamberger, Christine Oberdorf, Karren Schultz-Ferrell (Heinemann, 2010)

     Classroom Reading Assessments, Frank Serafini (Heinemann, 2010)

     Reading Ladders, Teri S. Lesesne (Heinemann, 2010)



Queer Theology: Beyond Apologetics, Linn Marie Tonstad (Cascade Books, 2018)

Spirituality and Deep Connectedness: Views on Being Fully Human, ed. Michael C. Brannigan (Lexington Books, 2018)

The Salome Project: Salome and Her Afterlives, by Gail P. Street (Cascade Books, 2018)

Mindfulness and Insight: The Mahasi Method, Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw (Wisdom Publications, 2019)

Zen and the Gospel of Thomas, Joanne P. Miller (Wisdom Publications, 2018)

     Relational Mindfulness: A Handbook for Deepening Our Connections with Ourselves, Each Other, and the Planet, Deborah Eden Tull (Wisdom Publications, 2018)

         Mipham’s Sword of Wisdom: The Nyingma Approach to Valid Cognition, Kenchen Palden Sherab, (Wisdom Publications, 2018)

     The Drama of Preaching: Participating With God in the Drama of Redemption, Eric Brian Watkins (Wipf & Stock, 2017)

     Vocation in Christ: Naga Christian Theology in Conversation with Karl Barth, Imliwabang Jamir (Pickwick Publications, 2016)

     The Vow-Powered Life: A Simple Method for Living with Purpose, Jan Chozen Beys (Shambhala, 2015)

     Facing the Other: John Paul II, Levinas and the Body, Nigel Zimmerman (Cascade/Wipf, 2015)

     Work, Sex, and Money, Chögyam Trungpa (Shambhala, 2010)

     The Meaning of Mary Magdalene: Discovering the Woman at the Heart of Christianity, Cynthia Bourgeault (Shambhala, 2010)

     The Mirror of Yoga, Richard Freeman (Shambhala, 2010)

     Striking a Balance: A Primer in Traditional Asian Values, Michael C. Brannigan (Rowan and Littlefield, 2010)



     Secrets of the Gem Trade, Second Edition, Richard Wise (Brunswick House, 2016)

     Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence, Laurence Steinberg (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014)

     Proof, The Science of Booze, Adam Rogers (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014)

     Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials that Shape Our Man-Made World, Mark Miodownick (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014)

     Chaser: Unlocking the Genius of the Dog Who Knows a Thousand Words, John Pilley and Hillary Hinzman (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013)

     Odd Girl Out, Revised and Updated: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls, Rachel Simmons (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011)

     The 4 Percent Universe: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Race to Discover the Rest of Reality, Richard Panek (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2011)

     Split-Second Persuasion: The Ancient Art and New Science of Changing Minds, Kevin Dutton (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011)

     Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, Susan Freinkel (Houghton Mifflin, 2011)



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Diane Brenner, Indexer, P.O. Box 206, Worthington, MA 01098 (413) 238-5593