Books & Arts

  • Getting to the truth of Silicon Valley

    Getting to the truth of Silicon Valley

    Mike Cassidy, 5 Dec 2013

    Tech commentator and author Michael S. Malone '75, MBA '77 has made the study of Silicon Valley his life's work. And his new novel finds the point where fact and fiction meet.

  • Reading the way

    Reading the way

    Clay Hamilton, 26 Nov 2013

    Something to be thankful for: literacy and social good. The stories of Francisco Jiménez ’66 continue to inspire both.

  • All things are possible

    All things are possible

    Amy Tan, 6 Nov 2013

    The Valley of Amazement: Amy Tan talks about how her new novel came to be—and she discusses with writer Ron Hansen how Santa Clara figured into the origins of her groundbreaking first novel, The Joy Luck Club.

  • New from SCU faculty

    New from SCU faculty

    SCM, 26 Sep 2013

    Gordon Young writes about rebuilding in his hometown of Flint, Mich., Kirk Glaser co-edits New California Writing, and more.

    Fall 2013

  • Yes We Cannes

    Yes We Cannes

    Leah Gonzalez '14, 26 Sep 2013

    Jonathan Fung’s filmatic exploration of human trafficking makes its way to France’s premier film festival.

    Fall 2013

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    SCM, 26 Sep 2013

    Tales woven across nations and generations by Khaled Hosseini ’88, a true crime memoir by Dennis Walsh J.D. 82, and other nonfiction and fiction offerings.

    Fall 2013

  • The Psylodelic Era

    The Psylodelic Era

    Greg Weatherbee, 26 Aug 2013

    Jorma Kaukonen ’64 is paying tribute to the sounds and styles of the late 60s with his newly opened Psylodelic Gallery.

  • The music of geometry

    The music of geometry

    Lindsey Kouvaris '02 and Clay Hamilton, 20 Aug 2013

    A new exhibit at the de Saisset Museum explores the workspace and methods of renowned sculptor Fletcher Benton.

  • When place means Flint

    When place means Flint

    Kenneth Caldwell, 8 Aug 2013

    Rust Belt prodigal Gordon Young discusses all things Flint as well as his new book Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City.

  • Viral Zealot

    Viral Zealot

    Jeff Gire, 30 Jul 2013

    He has a brand-new top-selling book, but viral internet fame is pushing Reza Aslan ’95 even further into the spotlight.