Topic: Book Excerpts

Christchurch

Christchurch

Read an excerpt from an alumnus' new book

James Bell's (Arch '80) latest book tells the 40-year story of Adelaide and Lucien as they enter the uncertainties of the last third of their life. With children raised...

April 17, 2014

Golf’s Sacred Journey

Golf’s Sacred Journey

An excerpt from an alumnus's new book

Sports psychologist David L. Cook (Grad '84) recently released the sequel to his bestselling first book Golf’s Sacred Journey. The sequel, Johnny’s U.S. Open: Golf...

October 18, 2013

Incarnadine

Incarnadine

An interview with alumna poet Mary Szybist

Mary Szybist's (Col '92) new book of poetry, Incarnadine, looks at modern life though the lens of the Annunciation. The book was just nominated for the National Book Award...

October 4, 2013

Rogues’ Gallery

Rogues’ Gallery

An excerpt from an alumnus' new book

The following is an excerpt from Evan Cantor’s new book, Rogues’ Gallery, which he describes as “an exploration of just how small the stakes can...

July 26, 2013

Blood Sisters

Blood Sisters

An excerpt from an alumna's new book

The following is the first chapter of Blood Sisters: A Novel of Colonial New England by alumna Nancy Coffey Heffernan (Grad '61). Set in the 1680s and ‘90s on...

May 29, 2013

Let’s Get Physical

Let’s Get Physical

Alumnus and fitness expert will get you in peak form through obstacle course workouts

The following is an excerpt from the new book Obstacle Fit: Your Complete Training Program to Run Fast, Conquer Challenges, and Discover Your Inner Spartan, Mudder, or Warrior by...

April 29, 2013

A Segregated Charlottesville

A Segregated Charlottesville

An alum reflects on his student experience during the early ‘60s

Charlottesville in the 1960s was a surreal experience for a student who grew up in Japan.

September 17, 2010

Highlights

Making the Scene

Making the Scene

Lear deBessonet (Col ’02) and Jon Provan (Col ’09) are proving themselves in New York theater

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.