Alumni, Books & Arts
Jim Cottrill, 15 Dec 2013
Who published the one book on government in 2013 that conservative firebrand Newt Gingrich told all true believers that they should read? Well, the author is now lieutenant governor of California. Before that, he was mayor of San Francisco. That’s right: It’s Gavin Newsom ’89.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
John Dear, S.J., 29 Jun 2012
In his new book, Jim Douglass '60 writes about Gandhi and his mission for peace through nonviolence.
Steven Boyd Saum, 24 May 2012
Fate and design, weather and the story of beauty: painting as a way of life for Mark Alsterlind '76
Sam Scott '96, 24 May 2012
Dante "Dan" Pastorini '71 reveals his past "fast-lane lifestyle" and his journey to a better self in his book Taking Flak: My Life in the Fast Lane.