Not Just a Gross-Out Filmmaker

John Waters: Interviews, edited by James Egan ’72 (University Press of Mississippi)

By Josh Bell ’02

Americans in Berlin

Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power, by Andrew Nagorski ’69 (Simon & Schuster)

Reviewed by Rand Richards Cooper ’80

Past is Present

God’s Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World, by Cullen Murphy ’74 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Reviewed by Frederick J. McGinness

Paradise Lost

Arcadia, by Lauren Groff ’01 (Voice Hyperion)

Reviewed by William H. Pritchard ’53

Architecture's Moral Arc

Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age, by Blair Kamin ’79, P’15 (University of Chicago Press)

Reviewed by Rand Richards Cooper ’80

The Power of Myth

Horsegod: Collected Poems, by Robert Bagg ’57 (

Reviewed by Amelia Klein ’00

Claiming the Moral High Ground

Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor/Hiroshima/9-11/Iraq by John W. Dower ’59 (W.W. Norton)

Reviewed by Sarah Auerbach ’96

Defining "Friend"

The Facebook Effect, by David Kirkpatrick ’75 (Simon & Schuster)

Reviewed by Rebecca A. Binder ’02

Utter Darkness

When the Lights Went Out: A History of Blackouts in America, by David E. Nye ’68 (MIT Press)

Reviewed by Robert E. Weir

Following the Trail

The Routes of Man: How Roads Are Changing the World and the Way We Live Today, by Ted Conover ’80 (Knopf)

Reviewed by Sarah Auerbach ’96