Alumni books out now: January
ELEONORE SCHӦNMAIER, Artsci'85, NSc'86, is the author of the forthcoming Wavelengths of Your Song (McGill-Queen's University Press, $16.95), a collection of poetry that combines childhood memories of the northern Canadian wilderness, environmentalism, and unexpected journeys skiing across frozen lakes, cycling along Dutch canals, and hiking in Malta and New Zealand. Eleonore's previous book is the critically acclaimed Treading Fast Rivers. Eleonore was formally a writing resource centre coordinator and creative writing instructor at Mount Saint Vincent University and St. Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She now lives in the Netherlands.
JUDITH DAVIDSON, Artsci'80, PhD'01, is the author of Sink into Sleep (Demos Medical, $18.95), a step-by-step guide to cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia or CBT-I, a treatment that is usually only offered by specially-trained psychologists or as part of research studies. Sink into Sleep breaks CBT-I down into an easy format, allowing the reader to follow the same program that clinic patients do. The book also contains informative chapters on men's sleep, women's sleep, sleep and medical conditions, sleep and anxiety or depression, and the pros and cons of sleep medication. Judith is a scientist–clinician in the field of insomnia treatment. She is also an assistant professor of psychology and oncology at Queen’s. sinkintosleep.com