An excerpt from Carl Phillips’ newest book, “My Trade is Mystery: Seven Meditation from a Life in Writing.”
Shopping. Driving. Parenting. Eating out. Working out. Today, sources of adventure are as limitless as a marketer’s imagination. No activity is too mundane, no product too crass, no invocation too preposterous. In Adventure: An Argument for Limits, Christopher Schaberg grapples with classical conceptions of adventure, their 21st-century simulacra, and the earnest question: What constitutes adventure today?
Martin Riker directs the new publishing concentration in the Department of English in Arts & Sciences. Here, he talks about fear, imagination and delivering The Guest Lecture.
In his new book, alumnus Paul Scharre discusses what’s at stake for global security and human freedom, as well as how the U.S. can maintain a leadership position amidst game-changing technology.
From the Civil War to the 21st century, Black women have fought to become physicians. A new book by Jasmine Brown, AB ’18, tells the story of the barriers Black women pursuing a career in medicine have faced throughout history.
This Is Not My Home is the first children’s book from Eugenia Yoh, BFA ’22, and Vivienne Chang, an economics and strategy student at Olin Business School. It’s a story of a young girl coming to grips with a family’s move from Taiwan.
In The Watermen, Michael Loynd, JD ’99, weaves a compelling tale of how U.S. swimming became an international power in the first decade of the 20th century — and the band of upstart American swimmers who made it so.
The latest book from Sarah Kendzior dives into the culture of conspiracy that arises when citizens let others do the thinking for them.
In partnership with dozens of authors around the globe, three Brown School faculty members edited a new, groundbreaking book illuminating child behavioral health in Sub-Saharan Africa.
All the Flowers Kneeling, the debut poetry collection of Paul Tran, MFA ’19, takes readers on a transformative ride.
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