Former Sen. Dennis DeConcini, right, signs a copy of his new memoir, Senator Dennis DeConcini: From the Center of the Aisle, at a book signing in the University Union last week.

The book’s co-author, Jack L. August Jr., center, executive director of the Arizona Historical Foundation, also was on hand for the event, which was hosted by NAU President John Haeger and and Ernest Calderón, treasurer on the Arizona Board of Regents