Harlan Coben '84
Murder Is a Universal Language

by Josh Bell ’02

Parents try to save their kids. Cops try to find out whodunit. With three bingeable miniseries, Harlan Coben ’84 branches out to TV.

Illustration by ELLEN WEINSTEIN
Portals to Humanity

by Jacob Pagano ’18

Why read Melville? Why read anything?

An illustration of a man holding a book over his face with a face on the book
Short Takes

by Katherine Duke ’05

Eager to venture out this spring, but unsure where to go? Just journey along a tightrope, across the Blood Meridian, down into hell, back through history and forward to the future with these Amherst authors.

Don Quixote of La Mancha book cover
Picture This Classic

by Emily Gold Boutilier

A professor reimagines a masterpiece as a graphic novel.

Michael Higgins
You Know You Know Him

by Josh Bell ’02

From Best in Show to Pitch Perfect, John Michael Higgins ’85 is one of the foremost character actors of our time—and now he’s a game show host.