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Author Tahmima Anam ’97

Tahmima Anam ’97 Makes Granta’s “Best of Young British Novelists” List

Author Tahmima Anam ’97 was recently awarded a spot on Granta magazine’s prestigious once-a-decade list of Britain’s best young writers. Martin Amis, Salman Rushdie, Pat Barker, and Jeanette Winterson (to name just a few) have been included on past lists. Born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Anam…... » Read more

More Books: Summer 2013

  Elegy for Paula BY MARY ANNE DENNISON (Trap Dock Press) Dennison’s debut novel is a riveting combination of romance, deceit, mystery, and justice. The main character, widow Anna Wells, believes that she may have found a new life when a charming Scotsman and recent…... » Read more

Virginia Hamilton Adair ’33 Featured in Oliver Sacks’s New Book

Virginia Hamilton Adair ’33 wrote her first poem at the age of two, yet didn’t publish her first book of poetry until she was eighty-three and blind, seven years before her death. The New York Review of Books described Ants on the Melon: A Collection…... » Read more

Holly Hughes ’75 Dishes on the Best Food Writing

Since its inception in 2000, Holly Hughes has been editing the Best Food Writing series, which highlights culinary trends through epicurean-inspired stories and essays. With titles like “Still Life with Mayonnaise” and “Truffle in Paradise,” the Best Food Writing of 2012 examines food from the…... » Read more