Four young women with their hands on a Ouija board
Being a Teen Is Already a Horror Movie

by Josh Bell ’02

Two 1980s suburban girls fight their demons. Literally.

An colorful abstract painting
Little Trailer on the Prairie

by Nicholas Mancusi ’10

A giant in immersive journalism turns his focus to the off-grid world of the Mountain West.

A black and white photo of a woman was glasses and broad smile
When a Best Friend Is Dying

by Makena Onjerika ’10

This novel about loss is funny, gentle and life-affirming.

An illustration of  man reading a book in front of a giant book
Short Takes

by Katherine Duke ’05

Peril on the Serengeti, magic among middle schoolers and racial revolt in Cuba: Amherst alumni fill your winter days with novel experiences.