- One Up on Shakespeare
Almost, Maine, written by John Cariani ’91, has achieved stunning popularity among high school thespians.
- Brilliant, Wily and Quietly Bold
What at first seems a beach-read turns out to be much more.
The first episode of this new medical drama plays out like a mini-movie. But a TV show isn’t a movie, and so its story of redemption must continue indefinitely.
- History’s Understory
Like the authors of such books as Cod, Salt and Banana, Charles C. Mann ’76 writes the stories of things: the Virginia forests, tobacco, rubber, silk.
- Sports, Illustrated
A new volume traverses four centuries of American history, considering the imported pastimes of the Colonial era (such as cricket), the urban-centered games of the industrial revolution (such as basketball) and extreme “postmodern” sports (such as snowboarding).
- Impersonating a Farmer
Tired of working in conservation law, an alumnus decided to spread fertilizer and eat brown rice.
- Short Takes
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