- How to Write a Comic Strip
What two cartoonists talk about when everyone is listening.
- The Fighter
Watching this biopic of two boxers, you’d be hard-pressed to guess that its director was also responsible for Three Kings and I ♥ Huckabees.
- The Island of Second Sight
A professor emeritus translates a maddeningly complicated thousand-page book.
Composer Jacob Cooper ’02 imagines a reunion between Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake.
- Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade
Although this biography, a National Book Award finalist, is carefully documented at every step, it’s also a page-turner that reads like a novel.
- The Common
A new, Amherst-based literary magazine publishes its first issue.
- Short Takes
New books, documentaries & music