Amherst Creates

Amherst Creates


Amherst Creates

Amherst Creates

What Would Socrates Say?: Philosophers Answer Your Questions about Love, Nothing­ness and Everything Else

What Would Socrates Say?
Edited by Professor of Philosophy Alexander George. New York: Clarkson Potter, 2007. 256 pp. $19.95 hardcover.

Short Takes

Crazy ’08: How a Cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads and Magnates Created the Greatest Year in Baseball History

By Cait Murphy ’83. New York City: Smithsonian Books, 2007. 368 pp.
Cait Murphy '83
To Cait Murphy '83, the 1908 baseball season had
everything: the bizarre, the beautiful, the sublime,
the ridiculous.
$24.95 hardcover.

Are We Rome?: The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America

By Cullen Murphy ’74. Boston: Houghton Mifflin,
Are We Rome?
2007. 262 pp. $24 hardcover.Reviewed by Fredric L. Cheyette

American Visa

Folk Dancers in Bolivia
As in the novel's opening scene, when a maddening traffic jam cuts short a taxi ride,a folk-dancing group practices on the streets of Bolivia
By Juan De Recacoechea. Translated by Adrian Althoff ’04.