The First Book
UVA's creative writing program ranks in the top tier nationally. We profile five graduates of this esteemed program who are celebrating their publishing debuts.
The Right Hook
Jamie Howard (Col '90) uses techniques culled from television sports coverage to bring excitement to fishing films.
The Bore Hole: An Essay
When Kenda Mutongi (Grad ’93, ’96), a history professor at Williams College, returned to her village in Kenya to organize the digging of a well, she met unexpected resistance.
Rocking the Troops
Sons of Bill have adventures and misadventures during their July 2007 tour of Asia.
September 1, 2007
Murder, She Writes
Linda Fairstein (Law ’72) earned the nickname "Hell on Heels" during her 25 years as chief prosecutor for Manhattan's Sex Crimes Unit. Having helped reform a judicial system myopic about violence towards women, she's turned her talents to crime fiction.
After two tours of combat and a suicide bomber's attack that left him badly injured, Dan Glanz is walking the Lawn this spring.
The Accidental Altruist
He meant to take a year's vacation from his stressful job, but instead he found a new mission in the streets of Katmandu.
What Happened in Bolechow
'The Lost' finds tragedy interwoven with history as Daniel Mendelsohn seeks out the experience of the Holocaust.