January/February 2017
The Arts
Different at Home

deep_run_still_thb.jpg The documentary Deep Run asks: can a rural, religious southern town accept a young trans man?

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Michelle Wants Girls to Learn
MichelleObama_thb.jpg Tony Gerber ’86 directs a documentary about Michelle Obama's efforts to allow girls all over the world to go to school.
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Road Warrior

Al_Jackson_thb.jpg A product of the Brown-Tougaloo partnership, biologist Al Jackson now crisscrosses the country doing stand-up.

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Spinning Tales

Naomi-Novik_greenery_thb.jpg Fantasy novelist Naomi Novik ’95 ends her nine-volume Teneraire series, a favorite of Stephen King.

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True Grit

3GenStartup1_thb.jpg A new documentary follows the entrepreneurial dreams of six millenials from Venture for America.

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Political Icon

LarryTye_thb.jpg Biographer Larry Tye ’76 takes a fresh look at the oft-dissected life of Robert Kennedy and finds jarring contradictions.

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Jewish Food Redux
AlpernYoskowitz_thb.jpg Jeffrey Yoskowitz ’07 shows you how to cook brisket, kugel, and latkes in our age of nonfat blandness.
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Doctors Orders
AndyLazris_thb.jpg A physician who's treated thousands of senior citizens has ideas about how Medicare could encourage better medicine.
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Fresh Ink
FreshInk_thb.jpg A debut collection of lively, intimate essays, a first novel about the Wright brothers' younger sister, and a look at GMOs
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