November/December 2017
The Arts
A Satirical Spotlight

ColeBolton_thb.jpg A suprising number of alums staff the satirical website the Onion, which until this fall was edited by Cole Bolton ’04.

more
 
Cosmic Letters
AdamVoiland_thb.jpg ABCs from Space: A Discovered Alphabet by Adam Volland ’05 proves you can find letters anywhere and everywhere.
more
 
Myth Remaker

Khorana_thb.jpg A new young adult fantasy by Aditi Khorana ’01 bears a scary—and inadvertent—resemblance to reality.

more
 
Making History

McCullyDiggs_thb.jpg The latest picture book by Emily Arnold McCully ’61 aims to "get girls to realize what their potential is."

more
 
Off the Grid
Kibbitznest_thb.jpg Chicago's kibbitznest: books, brews & blarney, founded by Lewis Kostiner ’72, is a place to get off your phone and talk. 
more
 
Related to Everybody

AJJacobs_thb.jpg A.J. Jacobs ’90 is the king of what's been dubbed "immersion journalism." His latest immersion is genealogy.

more
 
The Player

Makowsky_thb.jpg Screenwriter Mike Makowsky ’13 found success after reading the best scripts that were never produced.

more
 
Fresh Ink
FreshInk_thb.jpg A young adult mystery, a history of public schools, the latest from Edwidge Danticat ’93 MFA, and more.
more