December 10, 1998
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Top Sophomores Selected to Receive Detur Prize Books

The Detur Prize is the oldest prize in Harvard College and is supported by the charity of Edward Hopkins, founder of the prize. Prizes are awarded to the top 10 percent of students of the sophomore classes as determined by the grade point average earned in their first year in the College. The students are invited to select a book of their choice, to be embossed with the Harvard and Detur seals, and a personalized Detur Prize bookplate placed on the inside cover.

The books will be presented to the students at a reception to be held in their honor on Tuesday, Dec. 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the transept of Memorial Hall.

The Detur Prize winners and their chosen books follow:

Deborah Jo Abel, Harper Collins Bible Dictionary; Michael Ugo Antonucci, Harvard Observed: An Illustrated History of the University in the Twentieth Century; Tal Astrachan, The Rose Poems; Andreea Simona, Balan Icons of Art-the 20th Century; Alicia Lorraine Bannon, The American Encounter;

Roger Sands Barkan, Treasury of Children's Literature; Suzanne Jane Baron, Developmental Neuropsychology; Jennifer Belli, Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms: Essays on Natural History; Eileen Katherine Bent, Unweaving the Rainbow; David Fergal Browne, O'Connor: Collected Works;

Emma Richardson Burbank-Schmitt, A Commotion in the Blood; John Ashley Burgoyne, That Same Flower; Thomas Jose Castillo, Dictionary of Mathematics; James Sun Cha, The Riverside Shakespeare, 2nd Ed.; Eugene Kyujin Cha, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man; Li-Chung Chen, Linear Representations of Finite Groups; Jason Chen, Comprehensive Organic Transformations; Amy Chen, The Photo Book; Nadarajan Chetty, Socratic Puzzles; Kevin Jon Cheung, The Library of Guitar Classics; Kevan Daniel Choset, Books of the Century; Jenny Chou, The Illustrated World's Religions; Michael Chu, New York Public Library Desk Reference;

Peter Ciganik, History of Art; Erin Ruth Clifford, The Oxford Companion to the Mind; Adam Ezra Cohen, Modern Mycology; Corinne Sinclair Crawford, book not yet selected; Shelley Day, Complete Poems of W.B. Yeats; Chad Benjamin Denton, The 20th Century Children's Book Treasury;

Kumar Dharmarajan, The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats, Vol. I, the Poems; Haninder Kaur Dhesi, Classic Images; Eli Louis Diamond, Where I'm Coming From; Lindiwe Dovey, Dorothea Lange: Photographs of a Lifetime; Sam Edwards, Bulfinch's Mythology; Alison F. Egan, Jane Eyre;

Alexander John Eilhauer, The Comedies of William Shakespeare; Seth Daniel Familian, Leaves of Grass; Claire Elizabeth Farley, National Parks of America; Adam Jeffrey Fechner, Siblings; Lee David Feigenbaum, A Window for One Year; Lukasz Fidkowski, Europe: A History; Ashley Lynne Filip, The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes; Eric Fleisig-Greene, The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud; James Morgan Gardner, The Origin of Species; Aviva A. Geiger, Jane Eyre; Jamie Hope Ginott, Book of Etiquette; Kevin C. Gold, The Man Who Loved Only Numbers; Elizabeth Ann Greenwood, Lindbergh; Jacob Ebenstein Grose, Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966-1996; Alexander Anthony Guerrero, African Philosophy: An Anthology; Nicholas R. Guydosh, Essays on the Anthropology of Reason; Christopher Mark Hans, The Iliad; Diane Michele Harkavy, book not yet selected; Andrew James Heckerling, The Poetry of Robert Frost; Jenny E. Heller, Magritte;

Angie D. Heo, Christ and Culture; Michael Hermele, The Quantum Theory of Fields; Linda I. Hong, David Copperfield; Justin E. Howell, The Sun Also Rises; Henry Huang, The House of Earth; Robert Charles Hughes, Logic, Logic, and Logic; James A. Hunter, The Greco-Persian Wars; Ashwini Jambhekar, If 0n a Winter's Night a Traveler; Alejandro Jenkins, Meditations; Adam Navroz Jiwan, Aga Khan III; Ronald Minton Jou, Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966-1996; Jason Jung Jun, The New Harvard Dictionary of Music; Emir Kamenica, Odyssey; Charles William Kanaly, The American Century; Shara R. Kay, The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway;

Lisa Beth Keyfetz, Harvard Observed; Humayun Khalid, National Geographics Eyewitness to the 20th Century; Andrew J. Kin, The Brothers Karamazov; John Siler Kinnebrew, The Sound and the Fury; William H. Kitchens Jr., Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia; Rachel Peter Kovner, Oxford Companion to Philosophy;

Anup Anant Kubal, Monet and the Mediterranean; Aarup Anant Kubal, Visions of Power: Ambition and Architecture From Ancient Times to the Present; Joshua Nathaniel Lambert, The Collected Stories of Mavis Gallant; David E. Landau, The Art of Shakespeare's Sonnets; Johnny Lee, Happy Alchemy;

Michele Andrea Levin, Selected Poems From Les Fleurs du Mal; Michael Levin, Automata and Computability; Paula Rebecca Levy, War and Peace; Jie Li, Books of the Century-A Hundred Years of Authors, Ideas, & Literature; Patrick Pei Liu, Music in Western Civilization; Jennifer Lin, Liu Bones;

Thomas H. Lotze, Understanding Nonlinear Dynamics; Thomas Sinyn Lue, Photobook; Daniel J. Luskin, Philosophical Investigations; Zil-E-Afgan Malik, The Culture of the Copy; Ciprian Manolescu, The Language of the Twentieth Century; Alexander Marson, Oxford Atlas of the World;

Roman Martinez, Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time; Davesh Maulik, Arabian Nights; Brian J. McClellan, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn; Zoe Brooke McKee, The Art Book; David John Mitby, Harvard: A Living Portrait; Paul Michael Monteleoni, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare;

Benjamin J. Morgan, Inferno; Melissa Antoinette Morris, It's a Magical World; Janina Lord Morrison, The Complete Poems of John Keats; Ruth A. Murray, Orbit: NASA Astronauts Photograph the Earth; Jacqueline A. Newmyer, Socratic Puzzles; Joshua Paul Nichols-Barrer, The Castle;

Joelle Gail Novey, The Old Regime and the French Revolution; Alexandra K. Olson, Jim Dine; David Buckner Orr, Beethoven; Andrew Park, Eyewitness to the 20th Century; Chan Park, The Meaning of it All; Peter Kinam Park, California; Bryce Pickering, The Oxford English Grammar; Anna Karolina Piotrowska, Impressionism;

Alice Pritikin, The Photo Book; Deepak Angara Rao, Phantoms in the Wind; Renee Raphael, Memoirs of a Geisha; Benjamin Reichardt, book not yet selected; David A. Roddenberry, The Interpretation of Dreams; Andrew Sacher, Lone Star Rising; Dana Scardigli, Welcome to the World, Baby Girl;

Beth Ann Schonmuller, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations; Brian Schulz, The Wealth of Nations; Kevin Scott Schwartz, Books of the Century; Brian T. Shaffer, Guns, Germs, and Steel; Jesse Morgan Shapiro, The Ultimate Resource; David Michael Shapiro, The Art of Shakespeare's Sonnets;

Katherine E. Sharaf, Art Forms in Nature; Jenny I. Shen, The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh; Tegan S. Shohet, The Complete Works of Shakespeare; Benjamin Robert Sloop, The Hidden Book in the Bible; Michael Sobel, The Time of Our Time; Adam Albert Sofen, The Ecology of Fear; Margaret S. Soper, Picture Atlas of the World; Aparna Sridhar, The Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald; Charles Steenburg, Alexander Solzhenitsyn: A Century in the S.U.; Jason Steorts, The Norton Shakespeare; David Scott Stolzar, Warriors of the Rising Sun; Adam G. Storeygard, The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations; Patricia Stuelke, The Poems and Short Stories of Dorothy Parker; Jason John Sunderson, The Chronicles of Narnia; Michael King Thomas Tan, Vested Interest; Srdjan Luka Tanjga, The Wealth and Poverty of Nations; Paola Ymayo Tartakoff, Cambridge Companion to the Bible; Catherine M. Taylor, The Correspondence of Walter Benjamin; Wlliam Robert Techar, The Complete Works;

Trygve Van Regenmorter Throntveit, Library of America Series: Democracy, Esther, Mont Saint Michel and Chartres, The Education of Henry Adams; Kate Tierney, Joy of Cooking; Benjamin David Lael Tolchin, A Tale of Two Cities; Nestor Denys Conrad Tomycz, The Ascent of Science;

Greg Y Tseng, Classical Electrodynamics (Third Edition); Jamie Ryan Vance, Forgotten Heroes; Joshua Vonkorff, Socratic Puzzles; Jonathan Wachter, Truman; S. Albert Wang, Slaughterhouse-Five; Frederick George Wedell II, Shades of Blue and Grey; Richard Wegener, The Little Engine That Could;

Leah Ariana Weintraub Plunkett, T.S. Eliot: The Complete Poems & Plays, 1909-1950; Sophie E.H. Weirich, The Book of Leadership Wisdom; Dorothy Weiss, Behavioral Neurology and the Lagacy of Norman Geschwind; Lisa J. Wilde, Songs of Innocence and Experience; Kate Tower Williamson, Henri Matisse: A Retrospective; Christopher E. Wolfe, None But the Braves; Sarah Elizabeth Millar Wood, Oxford Dictionary of Art; Abraham Jing-Ching Wu, Johannes Vermeer; Angela Ann-Hwey Wu, Designing Coherent Education Reform; Pierre Yared, In Times of War and Peace; Ellen Yeh, Poems for the Millennium, Vol. I & II;

Tzyy-Ming Yeh, Simon & Schuster Encyclopedia of Animals; and Belinda Dorothea Yu, World Religions.


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