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Annenberg’s Al Felzenberg on his William F. Buckley bio.[...]
Emily Wilson’s translation of Homer’s epic has become a surprise sensation, a once-in-a-generation transformation of how English readers encounter one of the most iconic characters in all of literature. Fellow classics professor (and Odyssey aficionado) Peter Struck has some questions for her.[...]
Q&A with The Border author Steven Schafer G’00 WG’00.[...]
Jan|Feb 2018[...]
Novelist Colson Whitehead on The Underground Railroad.[...]
Lauren Smith Brody C’99 has advice for moms returning to work.[...]
Jo Piazza C’02 is figuring out this whole marriage thing.[...]
Thomas Childers’ The Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany.[...]
Nov|Dec 2017[...]
Two new books by Penn faculty explore how free expression on campus became so fraught and what to do about it.[...]
In film scholar Noah Isenberg C’89’s engaging investigation of “Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie,” the lives of the émigré actors who made up most of the cast share the spotlight with the famous love triangle and wartime call to arms. Their stories also echo forward to our own era’s debates over the treatment of refugees and immigration policy.[...]
Sept|Oct 2017[...]
A new book examines crime and pragmatic politics in India.[...]
A producer tells the stories behind the story of a classic movie.[...]
Don't match drinks with the Malaysian pen-tailed tree shrew.[...]
Dog science gets an update.[...]
A new book examines a forgotten component of the labor movement.[...]
July|Aug 2017[...]
Confessions of a book keeper.[...]
A life of Kahn. You Say to Brick.[...]