Alumni, Books & Arts
Artist Lin Evola ’75 uses decommissioned weapons—including nuclear missiles—to shape images of peace such as 1962, No. 2.
Who published the one book on government in 2013 that conservative firebrand Newt Gingrich told all true believers that they should read? Well, the author is now lieutenant governor of California. Before that, he was mayor of San Francisco. That’s right: It’s Gavin Newsom ’89.
Tales woven across nations and generations by Khaled Hosseini ’88, a true crime memoir by Dennis Walsh J.D. ’82, and other nonfiction and fiction offerings.
Jorma Kaukonen ’64 is paying tribute to the sounds and styles of the late 60s with his newly opened Psylodelic Gallery.
He has a brand-new top-selling book, but viral internet fame is pushing Reza Aslan ’95 even further into the spotlight.
To tell the story of Bob Miller ’67 is to tell the coming-of-age tale of Las Vegas itself. And it’s the chronicle of a man who served a decade as governor of Nevada. Quite a journey for the son of an illegal bookie from Chicago.
Nevada's former governor talks politics, family, and how the past is never really past. Which is why his new memoir—also the epic tale of Las Vegas—is called Son of a Gambling Man.
James W. Douglass '60 researches the murder of Gandhi, Joe Wolff '67, M.A. '72 offers up a delectable guide to the cafes of San Francisco, Gary Keister '62 summons up the landscapes and seascapes of the Northwest, and more.
In his new book, Jim Douglass '60 writes about Gandhi and his mission for peace through nonviolence.
Fate and design, weather and the story of beauty: painting as a way of life for Mark Alsterlind '76
High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.
Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.
Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.
Hossam Baghat, one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, was awarded the 2014 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize for his work defending human rights.
Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.
A lab on a chip helps provide the answer—which is a matter of life and death when the question is whether drinking water contains arsenic.