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Book Review: Do Not Find Me

Apr 18, 2016

 

At this year's BAFTA Game Awards, Fallout 4 received the award for overall Best Game. Set in a post-apocalyptic world around Boston, Fallout 4 from Bethesda Softworks gives us a chance to experience a surreal world centuries after a nuclear attack. Despite the ravaged landscape setting of the game, composer Inon Zur wanted to create moments of hope with his score.

Ana Espinola/The Eye at Columbia University

 

Haris Durrani is a Dominican-Pakistani Muslim from Westport, Connecticut. Durrani co-founded the Muslim Protagonist Symposium at Columbia University to showcase stories by Muslims in a post-9/11 world. At his parents home in Westport, Durrani told WSHU's Cassandra Basler about his event and the Muslim protagonist of his debut book, Technologies of the Self.

Henry Lowendorf, 2014

 

Al Marder of New Haven Connecticut has been a community activist, advocating for justice, equality, and world peace for six decades.  At age 93, he’s still active.  He’s president of the Amistad Committee, Chairman of the Connecticut Freedom Trail, and President of the Peace Council.  He’s a World War II veteran and a graduate of the University of Connecticut.  Al Marder is also the last survivor of a group of Connecticut Communist Party leaders prosecuted in New Haven in 1954. He spoke with WSHU's Tom Kuser about his life and work.  

Book Review: The Good Life

Apr 11, 2016

Author Marian Thurm's latest novel, "The Good Life," crafts a suspenseful story of how the lives of a wealthy couple from the Upper East Side of Manhattan descends into chaos.

Book critic Joan Baum has this review.

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