Blair Kamin, a 1979 graduate of Amherst, is the Pulitzer
Prize-winning architecture critic of the Chicago Tribune.
His previous books include Why Architecture Matters: Lessons
Biddy Martin is the president of Amherst College.
Ralph Lieberman is an architectural historian and photographer. He was the photographer for Williams College: The Campus Guide and previously collaborated with Kamin on The Gates of Harvard Yard.
"Blair Kamin's newest book, ?Amherst College: The Campus Guide,
paints a telling picture of his alma mater - with the buildings
that populate it....Amherst College: The Campus Guide?is designed
to be read at home or taken out for a stroll around campus. There
are six distinct walks, a series of bird's-eye maps and a fold-out,
too. The photography by Ralph Lieberman is crisp, telling and
- Architects and Artisans
"[A] sweeping review of the college's architecture and its history, with some campus lore thrown in for good measure."
- Daily Hampshire Gazette