Laurie Kenney

JUST PUBLISHED

Alexander Chee ‘89 Queen of the Night Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016 Alexander Chee’s long-anticipated follow-up to his Whiting Award–winning debut, Edinburgh (2001), is an operatic epic as rich and soaring as his protagonist’s voice: a rare “falcon” soprano. Set in 19th-century Paris, Queen of the Night tells the story of Lilliet Berne, an American orphan…

THE 9/11 MEMORY KEEPER

Clifford Chanin ’75 never expected the two topics he had been working on separately for years would ever intersect. But that’s exactly what happened on September 11, 2001.

GANBARG’S GREATEST HITS

How Pete Ganbarg ’88 went from spinning records at WESU to spinning a solid-gold career in the music industry. Music is Pete Ganbarg’s passion. “When I was growing up, if you wanted to hear a song, you had to listen to the radio. And if the radio didn’t play a song you wanted to hear,…