Books and Writings


Glenn Alan Cheney


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Just a Bunch of Facts

Trio in A-Minor: Five Stories by Machado de Assis (translation)

Bangs and Whimpers: The End of the World and Other Catastrophes

Lurking Doubt: Notes on Incarceration

Poems Askance

The Cat Caboodle: a Litter Box of Cat Facts and Curiosities

Suas Mãos na Terra: Coragem, Compaixão, Carisma, e as Irmãs Missionárias Do Sagrado Coração de Jesus

Sus Manos en la Tierra: Coraje, Compasión, Carisma, e las Hermanas Misioneras del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús

Le Se Mani sulla Terra: Coraggio, Compassione, Carisma, e le Missionarie del Sacro Cuore di Gesù

His Hands on Earth: Courage, Compassion, Charism, and the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The Merry Burial Compendium

Dr. Jamoke’s Little Book of Previously Uncompiled Facts and Curiosities about Bees

The Horse’s Mouth: Speeches by the Candidates 2016

Be Revolutionary: Some Thoughts from Pope Francis

Law of the Jungle: Environmental Anarchy and the Tenharim People

Quilombo dos Palmares: Brazil’s Lost Nation of Fugitive Slaves

Promised Land: A Nun’s Struggle against Landlessness, Lawlessness, Slavery, Poverty, Corruption, Injustice, and Environmental Devastation in Amazonia

How a Nation Grieves: Press Accounts of the Death of Lincoln, the Hunt for Booth, and America in Mourning

Love and Death in the Kingdom of Swaziland /

Amore e Morte nel Regno dello Swaziland/ Amor e Muerte en el Reino de Suazilandia

Thanksgiving: The Pilgrims’ First Year in America

Journey on the Estrada Real: Encounters in the Mountains of Brazil

Journey to Chernobyl: Encounters in a Radioactive Zone

Potshots from the Left

Frankenstein on the Cusp of Something

Passion in an Improper Place

Acts of Ineffable Love: Short Stories

Neighborhood News

A Cheney Sampler: Excerpts from Books by Glenn Alan Cheney

Life in Caves

They Never Knew: The Victims of Atomic Testing
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Children’s and Young Adult Books

(out of print)

El Salvador: Country in Crisis

Teens with Physical Disabilities

Teens, Drugs, and Recovery

Revolution in Central America

The Amazon

Television in American Society

Mohandas Gandhi


Mineral Resources

Nuclear Proliferation: Problems and Possibilities

Chernobyl: The Ongoing Story of the World’s Worst Nuclear Disaster


Shot Down

New London Librarium

Books Translated

The Best Chronicles of Rubem Alves (As Melhores Crônicas de Rubem Alves)

Tender Returns (O Retorno e Terno, Rubem Alves)

Pensamentos: Bits of Wisdom from Rubem Alves (a compilation)

Concerto for Body and Soul (Concerto para Corpo e Alma, Rubem Alves)

To the Ends of the Earth (Fino Agli Estremi Confini del Mundo, Sr. Maria Barbagallo, MSC)

Art of Love: Paintings by Colleen Hennessy, Thoughts from Rubem Alves (compilation)