Books

  • Odes to Omaha

    Odes to Omaha

    Essayist and critic Sven Birkerts reviews the new story collection by Ron Hansen M.A. '95. Hansen will read from his book on Nov. 20 in Corte Madera.

  • Wings

    Wings

    For a century, John J. Montgomery has been given short shrift when it comes to his role as an aviation pioneer. It's time to set things right.

    Fall 2012

  • New from SCU faculty

    New from SCU faculty

    New books from Thomas Plante and Lisa Davis examine abuse, betrayal, and conviction; Helen Popper offers up an indispensible guide for California native plant gardeners.

    Fall 2012

  • In Print

    In Print

    Chuck Eichten ’84 writes on living a better life despite diabetes and Nicholas Buccola ’01 examines the political thought of Frederick Douglass.

    Fall 2012

  • 'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    'Silent Spring' echo still eloquent

    Historian Nancy Unger takes a new look at the book that launched the modern environmental movement.

  • Writers in the studio: Ron Hansen and Bo Caldwell read Tuesday

    Writers in the studio: Ron Hansen and Bo Caldwell read Tuesday

    Writers Bo Caldwell and Ron Hansen M.A. '95 give a reading Oct. 23 at 4:00 in SCU's Fess Parker Studio.

  • Meeting the assassin with love

    Meeting the assassin with love

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

  • Books: New from SCU Faculty

    Books: New from SCU Faculty

    Terri L. Griffith helps managers coping with constant change, while John Hamm reveals nine skills required to be a great business leader. Sandra M. Schneiders defends the communities of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. Plus more books on religion and economics.

    Summer 2012

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    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

  • New from SCU Faculty

    New from SCU Faculty

    Fr. Paul Mariani's Church Militant, Gary Macy's Women Deacons, and Juan Velasco's Massacre of the Dreamers, along with others, are featured.

    Spring 2012

Summer 2014

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Features

A day with the Dalai Lama

High-spirited and hushed moments from Feb. 24: a day to talk about business, ethics, compassion.

The Catholic writer today

Poet and former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Dana Gioia argues that Catholic writers must renovate and reoccupy their own tradition.

Our stories and the theatre of awe

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson speaks about grace, discernment, and being a modern believer.

Mission Matters

What would the next generation say?

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.

Breaking records on the maplewood

Scoring 40 points in one game. And besting Steve Nash’s freshman year.

How's the water?

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.