U-M Writer-in-Residence Caroline Harper New's poetry book “A History of Half-Birds" unfolds time and explores human-animal interplay
Insulation Versus Isolation: U-M's production of “Arbor Falls” holds a mirror to society's divisions
Caridad Svich’s play Arbor Falls is set in a small, landlocked, tree-lined town of that name. We know little about the town, save that it is near another place where something terrible happened, and the people of Arbor Falls want to feel safe. We know, too, that it is home to a church with a dwindling congregation and a preacher unsure of his faith.
U-M anthropologist Ruth Behar sails “Across So Many Seas” through the stories of four 12-year-old girls
Behar, a University of Michigan professor, will be in conversation with fellow professor Devi Mays at Literati Bookstore on Tuesday, February 13, at 6:30 pm.
Zingerman’s “Celebrate Every Day” cookbook offers recipes that correspond with the seasons and holidays
Picking just one recipe to make first from Zingerman’s Bakehouse Celebrate Every Day: A Year’s Worth of Favorite Recipes for Festive Occasions, Big and Small is a difficult decision.
A Search for Meaning: Nishanth Injam's new short-story collection hopes for "The Best Possible Experience"
What is “the best possible experience?” Is it subjective or objective? How does one find it? Does it fulfill or disappoint?
Nishanth Injam’s new short story collection, The Best Possible Experience, seeks to find out whether the best possible experience is everything that it is chalked up to be. The University of Michigan MFA alum’s characters endure losses, yet they nevertheless hold on to their longings. Those longings may or may not be their own, and sometimes their actions mask a deeper desire.