Kawakami’s novel “Heaven” is a disturbing and gorgeous depiction of a Japanese middle school, writes book columnist Ryan Lillestrand PZ ’23.
Shelf life: Marginal musings — the power of annotation
Is annotation just an academic task? Book columnist Kate Jones PO ’24 reconsiders her relationship with annotation, saying that it is an act of love.
Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny speak on their new political thriller novel ‘State of Terror’
Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny discussed the details of their newly released novel “State of Terror” at a Scripps Presents event Oct. 12.
Nobel Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro captivates audience at Scripps Presents collaboration
Winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in literature, Kazuo Ishiguro spoke at Scripps Presents on March 4. to discuss his most recent novel “Klara and the Sun,” his past career as a musician and his tendency to write about “ordinary” people.
Assorted novelties: A literary reflection on Beston’s ‘The Outermost House’
Book columnist Anna Solomon ’23 reflects on Henry Beston’s “The Outermost House” and how it gave her a better sense of place in quarantine.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead visits Scripps to talk new book, “The Nickel Boys”
Acclaimed author Colson Whitehead visited Scripps College to talk historical fiction and his new book “The Nickel Boys.”
Under the covers: The racial gap in romance
Abs so sculpted they belong in an art museum. Luscious, flowing-with-the-breeze, heartthrob hair. Heaving bosoms in low-cut, lace dresses. I’ve been reading a lot of romance novels recently. Somehow, I’ve managed to get away with writing a senior thesis about them, which means I’ve seen cover after cover with all