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Alumni, Books & Arts

  • Khaled Hosseini’s Sea Prayer

    Khaled Hosseini’s Sea Prayer

    Steven Boyd Saum, 2 Nov 2018

    Writer Khaled Hosseini ’88 gives a reading at Santa Clara on Nov. 8. His new book is spare and haunting and beautiful.

  • Our Place in the World

    Our Place in the World

    Steven Boyd Saum, 27 Mar 2018

    The author of The Kite Runner talks writing, refugees, and his hopes and fears for Afghanistan. An interview with writer Khaled Hosseini ’88.

    Spring 2018

  • Give Them a Voice

    Give Them a Voice

    Steven Boyd Saum, 20 Nov 2017

    The author of The Kite Runner talks writing, refugees, and his hopes and fears for Afghanistan. An interview with writer Khaled Hosseini ’88.

  • Revolutionary with a Rickenbacker

    Revolutionary with a Rickenbacker

    Jorma Kaukonen ’64, 15 Aug 2016

    Remembering Paul Kantner ’63, one of the founding members of Jefferson Airplane—by one of the crew who was with him on that epic journey.

    Summer 2016

  • Heart and Soul

    Heart and Soul

    Steven Boyd Saum, 13 Mar 2016

    Siren Songs summons the ghosts of torch singers past—and delivers the groove of a new jazz thang. Hear some of the debut album by Jackie Gage ’13.

    Spring 2016

  • The Boston probe

    The Boston probe

    Jeff Gire, 27 Aug 2015

    Blye Faust ’97 knew that the subject of her film was an incredible story. The unbelievable part was that no one had told it yet.

  • Back porch blues

    Back porch blues

    Mark Purdy, 4 Mar 2015

    Jorma Kaukonen ’64 plays and sings stuff hard won through a life in music. The rustic blues vibe of his latest album is crunchily satisfying.

  • Deep delight

    Deep delight

    Steven Boyd Saum, 16 Dec 2014

    With her latest and stunning book of photographs, Susan Middleton ’70 portrays tiny ocean creatures in a way that opens up the whole blessed world anew.

  • What do you stand for?

    What do you stand for?

    Mary Jo (Hull) Ignoffo ’78, 15 Oct 2014

    The murder of six Jesuits and two women forced the couple who witnessed the crime to flee El Salvador. And the tragedy bound Santa Clara to the battered country more deeply than ever.

    Fall 2014

  • Stage write

    Stage write

    Jeff Gire, 15 Oct 2014

    A Tony Award for James Houghton ’81 and the Signature Theatre Company in New York

    Fall 2014