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Dear Reader

Dear Reader

Huda Al-Marashi ’98’s new book tells the story of her marriage putting culture and family—Muslim Americans—front and center.

This Land Is There Land
This Land Is There Land

Tommy Orange’s There There is SCU’s Winter 2018 Book of the Quarter—a novel at once a furious rebuke and a soothing affirmation of the modern Native American experience.

Each Story I Hear
Each Story I Hear

Personal tales and hard truths: conversations with writer Khaled Hosseini ’88

Ball or Strike?
Ball or Strike?

Or, when you’re standing behind the plate, what can sports teach us about ethics?