Topic: Books

New & Notable

New & Notable

Nine new books from UVA alumni

Nine new books from UVA alumni

Winter 2013

Renaissance Man

Renaissance Man

Alumnus takes lessons learned from acting and turns his writing into gold

From acting to TV writing, to novels, one alumnus can do it all.

Winter 2013

Bad Boys

Bad Boys

Tales of the University's tumultuous early years

Tales of the University's tumultuous years.

Winter 2013

The Chosen One

The Chosen One

Read an excerpt from an alumnus' new book

Read an edited version of the first chapter of Fritz Franke's new book, "The Chosen One."

December 2, 2013

R&D Briefs

R&D Briefs

Research and discovery briefs on summer reading and forensic psychologists and psychiatrists.

Winter 2013

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

How Connected Are We?

How Connected Are We?

Alumnus examines the hidden inequalities of social networks

Brian G. Southwell (Col '95) researches public understanding of science and evaluates large-scale mass media campaigns. His new book, Social Networks and Popular Understanding of Science and Health: Sharing Disparities,...

September 30, 2013

Writing Better Together

Writing Better Together

Alumna enriches writing community in Washington, D.C.

“I think we what we need is more literature in bars.”

It felt like Andre Perry, co-founder of the Mission Creek Festival in Iowa City,...

September 18, 2013

The Kennedy Effect

The Kennedy Effect

Political science professor Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics

Larry Sabato examines JFK's enduring influence on American politics.

Fall 2013

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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.