Tag: book

Mason Student Draws Her Way into HERstory

Junior Monique Le illustrated new book “Modern HERstory” BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR As an artist, the idea of your work being published in a book can seem like a dream. For Monique Le, this dream became a reality. Le,…

Student writes children’s book on being different

Sara Moniuszko, Staff Writer Trace Wilson remembers hiding his arm in his pocket when he was younger so that people would not notice he was born with only one hand. Now a senior at Mason, Wilson’s perspective on his disability has…

Students are stupefied over newest Harry Potter book announcement

Mia Wise, Staff Writer J.K. Rowling shocked Harry Potter fans February 10 when she announced that an eighth installment of the Harry Potter series, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” will be released on July 31, 2016. “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”…

“Go Set a Watchman” Staff Writer Review

Andrew Davis, Staff Writer Since its publication in 1960 “To Kill a Mockingbird” has been celebrated as one of the most iconic and culturally relevant pieces of American literature. Harper Lee’s honest portrayal of 20th century social issues and racial…

Book by Mason professor says happiness is not always needed

George Mason University psychology professor Todd Kashdan has published a book on why the pressure to always be happy can cause negative effects, particularly in today’s connected society. “I think one of the most toxic messages in our culture is try…

Mason publishing house releases first book

Mason’s student-run Stillhouse Press debuted their first book “Helen on 86th Street and Other Stories” by Wendi Kaufman this year’s Fall for the Book. Stillhouse Press was created in collaboration with FFTB, a book festival that ended last week, and Relegation…

New book with Agatha Christie characters debuted

By Christine Florence At last weeks Fall for the Book event, author Sophie Hannah introduced her book “The Monogram Murders,” a new Hercule Poirot story. Hannah received permission from Agatha Christie’s family and the Agatha Christie Estate to write the…

Fall for the Book

Fall for the Book is an eight day festival that promotes reading, writing and literature throughout the region. During the festival, there will be daily readings, workshops and other presentations. Each night will close with a headliner event. Many of…

Mason Grad Student Publishes Book

By Allison Lundy, Staff Writer Mason graduate student Daniel Pedreira met with President Ángel Cabrera last May to discuss his new book. “El Ultimo Constituyente: El desarrollo politico de Emilio “Millo” Ochoa,” a biography, presents the life of Cuban Senator…