From its very beginning as literary society, Psi Upsilon has a long tradition of producing authors and orators of renown. Here are some of our brothers with works currently in print. If you know of others works by or about Psi U’s please submit them to be considered for inclusion.
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Fiction – Thrillers/Crime

Jason Pinter, Xi ’03 (Wesleyan)

  • The Mark (Henry Parker #1)
  • Hide Away (Rachel Marin Thriller #1)
  • A Stranger at the Door (Rachel Marin Thriller #2)
  • The Guilty (Henry Parker #2)
  • The Stolen (Henry Parker #3)
  • The Hunters (Henry Parker #4.5)
  • The Fury (Henry Parker #4)
  • The Castle
  • The Darkness (Henry Parker #5)
  • The Invited (Henry Parker #6)
  • Zeke Bartholomew: Superspy!
  • and Many More!

Dan Brown, Gamma ’86  (Amherst College) 

  • Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, #1)
  • The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
  • Deception Point
  • Digital Fortress
  • The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
  • Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
  • Origin (Robert Langdon, #5)

Harlan F. Coben, Gamma ’84 (Amherst College) 

  • Fool Me Once
  • Run Away
  • Six Years
  • Tell No One
  • The Stranger
  • Stay Close
  • Missing You
  • Deal Breaker (Myron Bolitar, #1)
  • Live Wire (Myron Bolitar, #10)
  • Home (Myron Bolitar, #11)
  • Don’t Let Go
  • Caught
  • Hold Tight
  • And Many More!

Murray Eskenazi, Lambda ’56 (Columbia University)

Robert Arthur Neff, Chi ’53 (Cornell University)

  • Uber Alles: A Novel of Love, Loyalty, and Political Intrigue in World War II
  • After All: A Gathering Storm of Romance, Revenge, and Espionage in Postwar South America

Fiction – Assorted

Brian Asman, Phi Delta ’03 (Mary Washington)

  • I’m Not Even Supposed to Be Here Today
  • Jailbroke

J.D. Gordon, Gamma Tau ’08 (Georgia Institute of Technology)

  • That One Time I Broke Into a House, Killed the Homeowner, and Took His Family Hostage

Scott Skyrm, Eta ’88 (Lehigh University)

Anthony W Schneider, Tau ’87 (University of Pennsylvania)

  • Repercussions
  • Lowdown

William W. Baker: Tau ’78 (University of Pennsylvania)

  • More in Common Than You Think: The Bridge Between Islam and Christianity
  • Theft of a Nation
  • Endless Money: The Moral Hazards of Socialism
  • Kashmir: Happy Valley, Valley of Death

 Charles Ferraro, Delta ’66 writing as Charles Freedom Long (New York University)

  • Witches Gambit
  • Alvar’s Spear
  • Dancing with the Dead

Bernard Moran, Beta Beta ’58 (Trinity College)

  • Love And Treachery In Palm Beach
  • Love And Treachery In Palm Beach 2
  • Love And Treachery In Palm Beach 3

Humor/Children’s Books

Bob Dorigo Jones, Epsilon Nu ’85 (Michigan State University)

James A. Yannes, Ph.D, Theta ’59 (Michigan State University)

Rodo Sofranac, Chi ’71 (Cornell University)

  • Polly and the Peaputts
  • Polly and the Peaputts Pull Together
  • Polly and the Peaputts On the Move
  • My Maddy, My Daddy


John E Simonds, Kappa ’57 (Bowdoin University)

  • Waves from a Time-Zone Brain: Flashes of Place and Memory

Nonfiction Academic

Brian M. Watson, Delta Nu ’11 (Keene State University)

Stephen Watt, Omicron ’75 (University of Illinois) (co-editor)

Eric v.d. Luft, Kappa ’74 (Bowdoin University)

Barry M. Gough, Zeta Zeta ’62 (the University of British Columbia)

  • First Across the Continent: Sir Alexander Mackenzie
  • Fortune’s A River: The Collision of Empires in Northwest America
  • William Robert Broughton’s Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific 1795-1798
  • The Elusive Mr. Pond: The Soldier, Fur Trader and Explorer Who Opened the Northwest
  • Juan de Fuca’s Strait: Voyages in the Waterway of Forgotten Dreams
  • Through Water, Ice Fire: Schooner Nancy of the War of 1812
  • Fighting Sail on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay: The War of 1812 and Its Aftermath
  • Churchill and Fisher: Titans at the Admiralty
  • And Many Many More!

Nonfiction – Assorted

Peter A. Howley, Delta ’62 (New York University)

  • Trendsetters: The World’s Leading Experts Reveal Top Trends To Help You Achieve Greater Health, Wealth and Success (co-author)
  • The Secret to Winning Big

Alan Lafley, Psi ’69 (Hamilton College) co-author

Vin DiNunno Jr., Gamma Tau ’80 (Georgia Institute of Technology)

  • Spartan AC: An American Legion Baseball Team United Through Adversity

Frank D. Coffey, Psi ’69 (Hamilton College)

John Herbert, Upsilon ’68  (University of Rochester)

Edward B. Fiske, Xi ’59 (Wesleyan University)

  • The Fiske Guide to Colleges

H. John Lyke, Ph.D, Rho ’55: (University of Wisconsin)

  • Walking on Air Without Stumbling
  • The Impotent Giant: How to Reclaim the Moral High Ground of America’s Politics
  • What Would Our Founding Fathers Say?: How Today’s Leaders Have Lost their Way
  • Political Straight Talk: A Prescription for Healing Our Broken System of Government 

Jeffrey O’Connell, Zeta ’51 (Dartmouth College) (co-author)

  • Accidental Justice: The Dilemmas of Tort Law

Morris Wolff, Gamma ’50 (Amherst College)

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