Category Archives: Recommended Reading

Loving U. by Marshall Terry

For over fifty years, Marshall Terry has toiled in the vineyard at Southern Methodist University, as undergraduate, graduate student, instructor, assistant to President Willis Tate, author of the Master Plan of 1963, novelist, chair of the English department, founder of … Continue reading

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Professor Willard Spiegelman speaks on his book ‘Seven Pleasures: Essays on Ordinary Happiness’

  PODCAST: Listen to SMU professor Willard Spiegelman, author of Seven Pleasures: Essays on Ordinary Happiness as he tells about his wonderful book, his life, finding joy in the day-to-day world, and more. Click below to listen: http://chimeraobscura.com/vm/podcast-the-magnificent-seven    

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Introduction to Poetry. Professor Dan Moss recommends ‘Ariel’ by Sylvia Plath

Professor Dan Moss recommends Ariel by Sylvia Plath (ISBN: 0060931728): Plath is a bestseller at Barnes and Noble for all the wrong reasons: beauty, betrayal, suicide, celebrity. Fortunately, this also means her compelling and disturbing second volume of poems is … Continue reading

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