May/June 2015
The Arts
Who We Are
Hind_Makki_thb.jpg Her life changed by 9/11, a Muslim blogger reflects on how we perceive Muslims in America.
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Accolades
Zachary_Lazar_thb.jpg Novelist Zachary Lazar ’90 wins the John Updike Award for 2015 for his "demonstrated consistent excellence."
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Patriot Games
Sean_McFate_thb.jpg Private military contractors are fighting more of our wars. Sean McFate ’92 documents why that's a bad idea.
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Women A to Z
Kate_Schatz_thb.jpg Kate Schatz ’05 MFA designed an alphabet book for her daughter. Each letter represents the name of great woman.
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Songs in Their Heart
NewMusic.jpg Four new CDs by alumni whose music ranges across a variety of styles, from jazz to folk.
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Seeing, Believing
Season_of_Migration_thb.jpg A new novel by Nellie Hermann ’00 reimagines a little-known period of Van Gogh’s life.
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Fresh Ink
Fresh_Ink.jpg Connecticut short stories, an introduction to Buddhism, and a biography of Silicon Valley's "quiet revolutionary."
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Lure of the Stage
Shenkman_thb.jpg Fish in the Dark, a new comedy by Larry David, brings Royal Pains's Ben Shenkman ’90 back to Broadway.
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