When Didion Reviewed Cheever

by Nicholas Mancusi ’10

Noor Qasim ’18 sifted through back issues of the Book Review. Talk about literary treasure.

Cooking Up a Career

by Rand Richards Cooper ’80

An American in Paris—who becomes Gourmet’s local restaurant reviewer—recounts his gustatory learning curve.

Just Try Not to Cry

by Makena Onjerika ’10

Dustin Thao ’18 writes a story of teenage grief.

Short Takes

by Katherine Duke ’05

It’s a family affair, as Amherst authors bring us stories of brothers, sisters and spouses, whether real or fictional.