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.
Chuck Eichten ’84 writes on living a better life despite diabetes and Nicholas Buccola ’01 examines the political thought of Frederick Douglass.
Historian Nancy Unger takes a new look at the book that launched the modern environmental movement.
Writers Bo Caldwell and Ron Hansen M.A. '95 give a reading Oct. 23 at 4:00 in SCU's Fess Parker Studio.
In his new book, Jim Douglass '60 writes about Gandhi and his mission for peace through nonviolence.
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.
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.
Fr. Paul Mariani's Church Militant, Gary Macy's Women Deacons, and Juan Velasco's Massacre of the Dreamers, along with others, are featured.
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
Fabio López-Lázaro's The Misfortunes of Alonso Ramírez, editor Aparajita Nanda's Black California: A Literary Anthology, and Judith Dunbar's The Winter's Tale, along with others, are featured.
Winter 2012 | BOOKS
There are the sanctuaries built for worship—and that carry beauty and grace for all to see. Then there are the improvised places of faith, perhaps more subtle in how they speak to the wonder worked there.
With the way things have gone recently in Congress, looking to the heavens for some help and guidance might seem like a very good idea. In fact, that’s what Pat Conroy, S.J., M.Div. ’83 is there to do.
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.
Women’s soccer wins the West Coast Conference championship.
The White House has brought on SCU’s Colleen Chien, a leading expert in patent law, as senior advisor.
George Souliotes went to prison for three life sentences after he was convicted of arson and murder. Twenty years later, he’s out—after the Northern California Innocence Project proved he didn’t do it.