Amherst Magazine

Amherst Creates

  • Paradise lost
    An alumna’s second, ambitious novel is about the fortunes of a commune and its members.

  • Past is present
    An author finds eerie resemblances between today’s U.S. government and early inquisitorial bureaucracies.

  • 104
    Incredibly, that’s the number of books that Herb Coursen ’54—who died in 2011—wrote and got published during his lifetime.

  • Americans in Berlin
    A new book shows the wildly divergent terms in which Americans in Nazi Germany assessed Hitler.

  • Short Takes
    New books and films