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These Are A Few Of Our Favorite Things

                              We asked some of our students,¬†faculty and alumni to pick their favorite books and movies from 2012...even if they didn't come out in 2012...and there seemed to be a resounding groundswell of love for Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson, Birds of a Lesser [...]

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Faculty News: Mark Haskell Smith’s Heart of Dankness Named A Best Book Of The Year

When Mark Haskell Smith decided to try is hand at nonfiction, he went to the ends of the earth to get his source material...or at least to the Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam, the woods of Northern California, and down the block from his house as he went on a hero's quest to find the true meaning of "dank"...and ended up [...]

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Faculty News: Deanne Stillman’s Desert Reckoning Named Top Book Of The Year

We love Deanne Stillman's books, clearly, so it's nice when other people agree with us. In this case, it's the Pima County Public Library who named Deanne's book Desert Reckoning one of the best books of the year: Nearly a decade ago a week-long manhunt by hundreds of police personnel in the Mojave Desert led to the death of desert-rat, [...]

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Faculty News: Emily Rapp Named “Face To Watch In 2013” By The LA Times

We've been watching Emily Rapp's face for a long time -- we see her enough that it would be odd if we didn't look at her directly -- but it's always nice when other people notice her, too, like the Los Angeles Times, who named her a "Face To Watch" in 2013 for her upcoming memoir The Still Point Of [...]

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