Books & Arts

  • The test of the search

    The test of the search

    Lindsey Kouvaris '02 and Clay Hamilton, 9 May 2013

    For photographer Wynn Bullock, the journey was all about the search. And a new exhibit at the de Saisset museum explores his travels.

  • Miller's Tale

    Miller's Tale

    Steven Boyd Saum, 1 May 2013

    To tell the story of Bob Miller ’67 is to tell the coming-of-age tale of Las Vegas itself. And it’s the chronicle of a man who served a decade as governor of Nevada. Quite a journey for the son of an illegal bookie from Chicago.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • New from SCU faculty

    New from SCU faculty

    SCM, 1 May 2013

    Kristin E. Heyer grapples with the human dimension of immigration, the writings of theologian Robert McAfee Brown are collected, and Tim J. Myers writes about being a dad.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    SCM, 1 May 2013

    Joe Frontiera ’97 weighs in on how to turn losers into winners, Lewis Buzbee ’79 concocts a time-traveling tale involving Mark Twain, and more offerings of fiction and non-fiction from alumni.

    Spring/Summer 2013

  • Six questions for Governor Bob

    Six questions for Governor Bob

    Steven Boyd Saum, 16 Apr 2013

    Nevada's former governor talks politics, family, and how the past is never really past. Which is why his new memoir—also the epic tale of Las Vegas—is called Son of a Gambling Man.

  • A poem, a prayer, and a martini for the rhino

    A poem, a prayer, and a martini for the rhino

    SCM, 21 Feb 2013

    Two conversations with Chancellor William J. Rewak, S.J.—who’s just published his first collection of poetry, The Right Taxi.

    Winter 2013

  • New from SCU faculty

    New from SCU faculty

    SCM, 21 Feb 2013

    A remarkable new collection of short stories by Ron Hansen M.A. '95, Nancy C. Unger's historical survey of women and the environment, and much more.

    Winter 2013

  • The play's the thing

    The play's the thing

    Jesse Hamlin, 21 Feb 2013

    Kurds, Arabs, countrymen: Shakespeare Iraq brings the Bard to Ashland like you’ve never heard him. And you can thank Peter Friedrich '91.

    Winter 2013

  • New books by alumni

    New books by alumni

    SCM, 21 Feb 2013

    James W. Douglass '60 researches the murder of Gandhi, Joe Wolff '67, M.A. '72 offers up a delectable guide to the cafes of San Francisco, Gary Keister '62 summons up the landscapes and seascapes of the Northwest, and more.

    Winter 2013

  • The first day

    The first day

    William Rewak, S.J., 21 Dec 2012

    William Rewak, S.J., reads his poem "The First Day" for Christmas.