Shanty houses. Dusty roads. Toddlers with swollen bellies. Many Americans often associate these images with poverty, and they are not always incorrect in doing so. But Victor Boutros, a ’94 Baylor alumnus and federal prosecutor, thinks they are missing a huge piece of what the impoverished world faces on a daily basis — systemized violence.
J.K. Rowling is back with a novel involving
a writer whose acid-tipped pen may have led to murder.
Publisher Little, Brown said Monday that it is publishing
a second book by Robert Galbraith, the “Harry Potter”
author’s thriller-writing pseudonym.
On the eve of Valentine’s Day, Zeta Phi Beta along with the Black History Month Committee presented “Jazz and Stanzas” in the SUB Den.
By Abigail Loop Reporter Dallas junior Makenzie Hagestad seems to have made the most of her past relationship troubles. In her first book, “A Guide to Your Girlfriend: A Personalized Map to Your Boyfriend,” Hagestad includes what she has learned from her experiences in the dating game to help couples
From Aslan’s roar to reading letters from Uncle Screwtape to explaining theology to the common man, C.S. Lewis continues to make a huge impact on children, students and adults alike.
Even 50 years after his death, Lewis is still a popular author for his fiction as well as his theological and philosophical writings.
Khaled Hosseini, New York Times best-selling author of “Kite Runner” and “A Thousand Splendid Suns,” has somehow outdone himself. In his newest novel, “And The Mountains Echoed,” Hosseini takes readers once again on a spiritual journey, but this time, instead of following one story, Hosseini combines many stories into a single narrative.
Students are required to write numerous research papers covering a wide array of topics, but more often than not, these papers are tossed into the recycling bin after the grade has been earned. Instead of recycling these papers or letting them stay on a hard drive, students can submit their papers for publication in The Pulse, the official undergraduate journal of Baylor.
Chekhov’s gun is canon law for the dramatic principle of foreshadowing. It goes a little like this: If a loaded gun is mentioned in the opening of a story, before the story is over, the gun must be used. Otherwise, it should be omitted.
With the proliferation of e-readers and digital textbooks, the way we view books is changing.
Today, another type of book will appear on Baylor’s campus. Community members will have the opportunity to view a set of artist’s books crafted by a traveling husband-and-wife team.
There were few empty seats in the audience of Jones Concert Hall Monday night as Nobel laureate, Seamus Heaney read a compilation of his poetry including an exerpt from Beowulf. Heaney’s poetry reading was part of the 19th annual Beall Poetry Festival.
“It is my great honor to be at Baylor University, where there is such great respect and sponsorship for poetry,” Heaney said.