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Books

  • ‘A Cautionary Tale’

    ‘A Cautionary Tale’

    Matt Morgan, 12 Oct 2017

     In Undocumented and in College, Laura Nichols explains how past and present converge in post-DACA America.

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Kid

    The Good, the Bad, and the Kid

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Jun 2017

    In which we talk with Ron Hansen M.A. ’95 about truth and fiction and Billy the Kid—and when you can’t tell the good guys from the bad guys.

    Summer 2017
     

  • The Habit of Larceny

    The Habit of Larceny

    Ron Hansen M.A. ’95 , 15 Jun 2017

    An excerpt from The Kid—the story of Billy the Kid like it’s never been told.

    Summer 2017 

  • Summer Reading

    Summer Reading

    SCM Staff, 15 Jun 2017

    What’s scarier: a mind-controlling monster or financial planning? The latest from behavioral economist Meir Statman and anthropologist Matthew Jobin

    Summer 2017 

  • Cause and Effect

    Cause and Effect

    SCM Staff, 15 Jun 2017

    Anna Sampaio ’92 and E. Gary Spitko on biases in immigration, policing, and the workplace.

    Summer 2017 

  • History, Amended

    History, Amended

    SCM Staff, 15 Jun 2017

    Wendy Warren ’97 tackles the truths behind slavery and colonziation in New England in her book New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America.  

    Summer 2017

  • Muzhik of La Mancha

    Muzhik of La Mancha

    John Deever, 15 Jun 2017

    Mikhail Bulgakov wrote The Master and Margarita and then took on Don Quixote for the stage. Scholar Scott Pollard ’81 explores why—especially at a time when nothing Bulgakov wrote could be published or staged in Stalin’s Soviet Union.

    Summer 2017

  • Recovery of faith in a new direction

    Recovery of faith in a new direction

    David E. DeCosse, 6 Apr 2017

    Ethicist David DeCosse considers the distinction between religion and God in the the novel and movie Silence.

  • O’Brien’s Odyssey

    O’Brien’s Odyssey

    Steven Boyd Saum, 15 Aug 2016

    The well-traveled Kevin O’Brien, S.J., heads to Santa Clara’s Jesuit School of Theology.

    Summer 2016

  • ‘One of the Nation’s Greatest Women’

    ‘One of the Nation’s Greatest Women’

    Alden Mudge, 8 Apr 2016

    She was an extraordinary advocate and leader in the Progressive Era. Her husband even used to talk about “when we were governor.”