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Books

  • 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.”

  • An American Story

    An American Story

    Steven Boyd Saum, 13 Mar 2016

    A few words from the remarkable life of Francisco Jiménez '66

    Spring 2016

  • Horse Sense

    Horse Sense

    Grace Ogihara ’16 and Steven Boyd Saum, 13 Mar 2016

    Economist Mario Belotti has been helping students understand the intricacies of monetary policy and macroeconomic policy for more than half a century. Now he tells his own story.

    Spring 2016

  • Shah to Shia

    Shah to Shia

    SCM Staff, 16 Nov 2015

    Days of Revolution takes a close look at how the Islamic Revolution in Iran played out in one village. And it sheds new light on the causes of discontent. 

    Fall 2015