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Video: In her fourth novel, Centerville, visiting professor Karen Osborn explores senseless violence and its effect on the inhabitants of a small Midwestern town.

August 22, 2012 - 9:00am

In this Video Bookshelf entry, Professor Christopher Benfey talks about what he learned in writing his memoir, Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay.

May 18, 2012 - 2:15pm

Video: International relations professor Jon Western discusses nation building and his book The International Community and Statebuilding.

March 21, 2012 - 12:30pm

Professor Douglas Amy has transformed his website, Government Is Good, into a new book, which he discusses in the latest edition of the Video Bookshelf.

March 13, 2012 - 9:00am

In this Video Bookshelf entry, environmental studies professor Lauret Savoy and her former student Aileen Suzara ’06 talk about writing and The Colors of Nature.

December 13, 2011 - 1:30pm

In this entry to the Video Bookshelf, Eleanor Townsley discusses her recently published book, The Space of Opinion, and media and democracy.

October 25, 2011 - 10:45am

Visiting professor Nadia Margolis discusses her new book about Christine de Pizan, one of the first women known to support herself as a writer and intellectual.

June 14, 2011 - 1:30pm

Emily Dickinson Professor of English Robert Shaw discusses his new book of poetry, Aromatics, and how he crafts a poem in the latest book series video.

April 27, 2011 - 12:30pm

In this book series video, visiting lecturer Sara London reads from her new book and discusses a poem about over-lactating cows who come to Shabbat dinner.

March 25, 2011 - 2:00pm

Professor of French Samba Gadjigo is working on a documentary film about Ousmane Sembène, one of Africa’s best-known filmmakers and authors.

March 21, 2011 - 3:00pm

MHC English professor Corinne Demas has a new young adult novel out this April, Everything I Was, about coming of age during an economic recession.

February 15, 2011 - 9:30am

In A World among These Islands, Professor Roberto Márquez looks at the Caribbean region as a whole to deepen understanding of its heritage and history.

January 6, 2011 - 5:00pm

In the latest book series video, Professor Joseph Ellis discusses his current book, First Family: Abigail and John Adams, and how he came to write a love story.

December 22, 2010 - 1:45pm

MHC's Waquar Ahmed has coedited a new book that challenges conventional interpretations of India’s economic growth in the last two decades.

November 19, 2010 - 1:30pm

Mohammed Jiyad, senior lecturer in Arabic at MHC, has written four books to help immerse students learning Arabic in both the language and the culture.

November 12, 2010 - 2:30pm