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The lonely crusader
Published Fall 2017
Lawrence Jackson profiles the work of Chester Himes, who all but invented the black crime novel / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Like an explosion
Published Summer 2017
For Mark Christian Thompson, a new reading of Franz Kafka was spurred by a single word / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Student recognition
Alum named Gates Cambridge Scholar
Published Sept 22, 2017
Writer Katherine Robinson will study connections between 20th century poet Ted Hughes and medieval Celtic folklore
In Memoriam
Book collector Robert Wilson dies at 94
Published Sept 22, 2017
His Gertrude Stein collection expected to be acquired by The Sheridan Libraries
Q+A
Novelist Katharine Noel on family dysfunction
Published Sept 22, 2017
Author, Writing Seminars lecturer reads from her second novel, Meantime, Thursday night at the Ivy Bookshop
Poe rarities on display
Published Sept 22, 2017
'The Enigmatic Edgar A. Poe in Baltimore & Beyond,' which runs through Feb. 5, includes rare manuscripts, materials
Q+A
What 'Don Quixote' teaches us
Published Sept 22, 2017
William Egginton discusses the remarkable life of Miguel de Cervantes and how it shaped his timeless tale, 'Don Quixote'
President's Reading Series
'Tap dancing, blackness, and time'
Published Sept 22, 2017
British author Zadie Smith shares bits of her unpublished fourth novel, 'Swing, Time'
The loneliness of Azar Nafisi
Published March-April 2015
Iranian-born writer, SAIS faculty member offers an antidote to isolation in her new book, 'The Republic of Imagination' / Gazette
Book reports
Reading Series lineup
Published Sept 22, 2017
Visitors include Man Booker Prize recipient, novelist whose debut work made Time's list of 100 best novels