Archived articles


Unlocking 'Ulysses'
Published Spring 2022
Learning to love James Joyce's 100-year-old masterpiece that most of us never begin, let alone finish / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Ghosts of Cuba
Published Winter 2021
In Escape from Castro's Cuba, author Tim Wendel revisits Cuba and a cast of familiar characters / Johns Hopkins Magazine
21st-century picaresque
Published Winter 2018
Esi Edugyan's 'Washington Black' sketches a portrait of an artist as a young enslaved man fleeing bondage / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Reading series
Lorrie Moore's truth is stranger than fiction
Published Oct 10, 2018
Best-selling author reads from her new collection of essays during her talk at JHU
Estate stories
Published Summer 2018
Delury has a gift for devastating understatement and delicate moments in her debut novel, 'The Balcony' / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Surreal family life
Published Winter 2017
Jean McGarry's collection is an indelible dip into the surreal combination of comedy and drama that overstuffs ordinary family life / Johns Hopkins Magazine
President's Reading Series
8 notable authors to visit Homewood
Published Sept 12, 2017
Program begins Sept. 26 with reading from novelist Salman Rushdie
Framework for rebellion
Published Spring 2017
Bowery buoy
Published Summer 2015
Jami Attenberg's new novel, Saint Mazie, reads as an unpublished memoir / Johns Hopkins Magazine