Alumni, Books & Arts

  • Viral Zealot

    Viral Zealot

    Jeff Gire, 30 Jul 2013

    He has a brand-new top-selling book, but viral internet fame is pushing Reza Aslan ’95 even further into the spotlight.

  • Miller's Tale

    Miller's Tale

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 May 2013

    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.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Six questions for Governor Bob

    Six questions for Governor Bob

    Steven Boyd Saum, 16 Apr 2013

    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.

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    SCM, 21 Feb 2013

    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.

    Winter 2013

  • Meeting the assassin with love

    Meeting the assassin with love

    John Dear, S.J., 29 Jun 2012

    In his new book, Jim Douglass '60 writes about Gandhi and his mission for peace through nonviolence.

  • Elemental

    Elemental

    Steven Boyd Saum, 24 May 2012

    Fate and design, weather and the story of beauty: painting as a way of life for Mark Alsterlind '76

    Summer 2012

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    Sam Scott '96, 24 May 2012

    Dante "Dan" Pastorini '71 reveals his past "fast-lane lifestyle" and his journey to a better self in his book Taking Flak: My Life in the Fast Lane.

    Summer 2012

  • Talking Dust Bowl blues

    Talking Dust Bowl blues

    David McKay Wilson, 5 Apr 2012

    The ghost of Woody Guthrie stalks the stage in a one-man show starring Rob Tepper '00.

    Spring 2012

  • In Print: New books by alumni

    In Print: New books by alumni

    Santa Clara Magazine, 5 Apr 2012

    Khaled Hosseini '88 releases The Kite Runner in graphic novel form, Thomas R. Pegram '78 reexamines the Ku Klux Klan, Claire Rudolf Murphy '73 brings a tale of persistance to children, plus others are featured.

    Spring 2012 | IN PRINT

  • Future imperfect

    Future imperfect

    Jeremy Herb '08 , 12 Jan 2012

    Gen-Xers and Millennials unite! As journalist Barbara Kelley '70 shows in the book she co-authored with her daughter, you have nothing to lose but your angst over not having it all.

    Winter 2012 | BOOKS