November/December 2016
The Arts
Once in a Lifetime
JillFurman_thb.png Producer Jill Furman ’90 saw the potential of Hamilton early and played a key role in getting it to Broadway.
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A Genius Grant
Lauren_Redniss_thb.png Lauren Redniss ’96 is a new MacArthur Fellow, recognized for the "exceptional creativity" of her "visual nonfiction."
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A Tale of Prohibitions
AnnaSolomon_thb.png In her novel Leaving Lucy Pear, Anna Solomon ’98 tells the story of an abandoned child in 1920s New England.
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A Life In War

Nuba_thb.png Documentary filmmaker Ken Carlson ’86 follows classmate Tom Catena ’86 to his Mother of Mercy Hospital in war-torn Sudan.

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On the Road Again
Evie_Ladin_thb.png New music from Rebecca Pronsky ’02 and Evie Laden ’91, and Mary Chapin Carpenter ’81 releases her evocative 14th album.
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Sci-Fi
Ted_Chiang_thb.png The blockbuster science fiction movie Arrival is based on a short story from Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang ’89.
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Talk This Way

Thom_Jones_thb.png Brown/Trinity Rep voice and speech director Thom Jones is the guy Hollywood actors turn to for learning a Rhode Island accent.

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Fresh Ink
FreshInk.jpg A debut novel set in late-1970s, post-Franco Spain; a thriller set in Mexico; and a novel about a rape told in the voice of psychiatrist.
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