Topic: Books

Puzzle Master

Puzzle Master

Second-year student’s crosswords published in the New York Times

New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz (Law '77) calls Sam Ezerskey's (Engr '17) crosswords "fresh" and "interesting."

Fall 2014

Southern Sensibility

Southern Sensibility

Charles Wright named U.S. Poet Laureate

Charles Wright, professor emeritus of the UVA English department’s Creative Writing Program, is 2014-15 Poet Laureate of the United States.

Fall 2014

Unshackled

Unshackled

An alumnus describes his new book, influenced by his years working to integrate schools

J. Roy Vorhauer (Educ '67, '77) worked for 27 years as teacher, coach, principal, and professor, trying throughout his career to improve race relations in schools. At UVA he was...

June 17, 2014

Tales of Early America

Tales of Early America

History professors shed new light on country’s formative years

Two UVA history professors receive major accolades for their scholarship.

Summer 2014

New & Notable

New & Notable

Nine new books from UVA alumni

A short story collection, scholarship, memoirs and more.

Summer 2014

The Secret Life of Ken Elzinga

The Secret Life of Ken Elzinga

Professor has written four murder mysteries under a pseudonym

Elzinga has taught more than 40,000 UVA students since 1967, all the while penning murder mysteries on the side.

Summer 2014

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

Everyone’s A Critic

Everyone’s A Critic

But alumna Mythili Rao is one of the best

Book critic Mythili Rao spoke to Virginia Magazine about the process of book reviewing, and the books she's looking forward to in 2014.

Spring 2014

New & Notable

New & Notable

Eight new books from UVA alumni

Poetry, scholarship, a young adult novel and a southwestern cookbook.

Spring 2014

The Once and Future Yearbook

The Once and Future Yearbook

Online museum launches soon; plans underway for Corks and Curls revival

With the help of the Virginia History Lab, students and alumni are working on re-establishing Corks and Curls.

Spring 2014

Labor of Love

Labor of Love

Alumnus Daniel Jones puts his heart into "Modern Love" column

Stories of love arrive by the thousands every year in the email inbox of Daniel Jones (Col ’85).

Spring 2014

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Engineering Entrepreneurship

Engineering Entrepreneurship

New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.

Pardon Our French

Pardon Our French

Founder’s Day, Paris 1919, the great party after the Great War, where they sang the “The Good Old Song” in what passed for French.