Our brains make maps to help navigate the world. In her latest book, Rebecca Schwarzlose examines how these maps shape our world.
In her book, Lessons from Plants, Beronda Montgomery, AB ’94, explains what plants can teach us about the world and about ourselves.
After a sudden move to the Midwest, author Sayed Kashua brings his series of novels that explored Arab-Israeli identity to an end.
Over the course of 20 novels and now a new Netflix series, author V. E. Schwab has drawn together magic and reality to create unforgettable stories.
In his latest book of poetry, Pale Colors in a Tall Field, Carl Phillips returns to some of his most enduring themes, love, vulnerability, doubt, regret and desire.
New York Times bestselling author Susannah Cahalan confronts her own journey with misdiagnosis in her latest publication, The Great Pretender.
In The Punitive Turn in American Life, WashU alumnus Michael S. Sherry describes how America applied war tactics to fighting crime.
In his book The Genealogical Adam & Eve: Surprising Science of Universal Ancestry, S. Joshua Swamidass, MD, associate professor of Pathology & Immunology in the School of Medicine and of Biomedical Engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering, uses science to show that Adam and Eve could have existed and that theology and science don’t lie nearly so far apart.
Just when Michelangelo was considering retirement, he was asked to help oversee construction of St. Peter’s Basilica and helped create one of the world’s great architectural masterpieces.
In her research on mothers, Caitlyn Collins, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, has found that moms in the U.S. (and dads) are struggling to feel like good parents when they don’t get any mandated parental leave.
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