Archives for "Language and literature"

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 9:13 am

Still Lisa

Lisa Genova ’92 just wanted to honor her grandmother. What she did was write a best-selling novel about Alzheimer’s

Monday

June 1, 2009 9:00 am

June's cover Mom

Raising Maine magazine put Amy Robbins-Winslow ’92 of Belfast and her 3-year-old son on the cover of its June issue…

Wednesday

May 27, 2009 12:12 pm

"Still Alice" author Lisa Genova

The WCSH-TV news magazine 207 features Lisa Genova ’92, author of Still Alice, the novel about a Harvard professor succumbing…

Thursday

May 21, 2009 3:35 pm

Genova '92, author of best-selling Still Alice, visits Bates

Lisa Genova ’92, whose self-published novel about a professor succumbing to early-onset Alzheimer’s disease became a best-seller earlier this year, offers a talk and reading at Bates on May 20.

Thursday

May 14, 2009 9:25 am

The evolution of TV cooking

Time magazine reviews Watching What We Eat: The Evolution of Television Cooking Shows by Kathleen Collins ’87. The review explains…

Thursday

May 7, 2009 1:47 pm

Genova '92, author of best-selling Still Alice, to visit

Lisa Genova, a member of the Bates College class of 1992 whose self-published novel about a professor succumbing to early-onset…

Wednesday

April 29, 2009 3:55 pm

In Praise of Melancholy author to speak

Eric G. Wilson, whose 2008 book Against Happiness offers a provocative antidote to America’s culture of “happiness at all costs,” visits Bates College to give a talk called “The Power of Melancholy” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

April 28, 2009 9:44 am

Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout reflects on writing

Maine Public Broadcasting reporter Tom Porter interviews Elizabeth Strout ’77, winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for Olive…

Thursday

April 23, 2009 1:24 pm

College Lecture Series presents in 'Praise of Melancholy' author

Eric G. Wilson, whose 2008 book Against Happiness offers a provocative antidote to America’s culture of “happiness at all costs,”…

Monday

April 20, 2009 5:21 pm

Elizabeth Strout ’77 wins Pulitzer for fiction

The 2009 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday. Elizabeth Strout ’77 has received the 2009 award for fiction for “Olive Kitteridge.” Read one of the first stories on her award, in the Los Angeles Times.