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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Journalist and Author Confronts Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, US Capitalism

Journalist and Author Confronts Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, US Capitalism

By Clayton Kincade September 1, 2023

Journalist, editor and critic Malcolm Harris discussed the relationship between Palo Alto, Calif., and its larger role in the tech industry, labor movements and U.S. capitalism. The Georgetown Global...

Georgetown University | In his visit to campus March 30, renowned author Amitav Ghosh spoke about his newest book, “The Nutmeg’s Curse”.

Renowned Author Amitav Ghosh Advocates for Environmental Literature

By Saba Nia April 13, 2023

“Who sings for the nutmeg?”  The question, posed by author and activist Amitav Ghosh to a crowd of 200 at Georgetown University on March 30, characterizes the writer’s desire to share stories...

Kingdom of the Wicked Crafts Skillful Tale of Dark Magic, Vengeance

‘Kingdom of the Wicked’ Crafts Skillful Tale of Dark Magic, Vengeance

By Noa Bronicki October 29, 2020

★★★★☆ The latest gothic-inspired novel by Tennessee-based author Kerri Maniscalco, “Kingdom of the Wicked,” is a fascinating blend of the supernatural and mystery genres; despite being...

Book Roundup: Hot or Not in Bestselling Fiction

Book Roundup: ‘Hot or Not’ in Bestselling Fiction

By Mason Leath October 29, 2020

Netflix, as if it were not already ubiquitous, has certainly flourished this year, but for those tired of Netflix and looking for a change in entertainment media, the fictional worlds gracing the bestseller...

The Lying Life of Adults Excels at Depiction of Naiveté, Self-Discovery

‘The Lying Life of Adults’ Excels at Depiction of Naiveté, Self-Discovery

By Katherine DeMatteo September 24, 2020

★★★★★ Reading is always an escape into another world, but the best books force the reader to truly feel what it’s like to be a person other than oneself.  In her newest novel, Elena...

Kathryn Baker

NOVEL IDEAS: ‘Sexographies’ Honestly Dissects How We Perceive Our Bodies

By Kathryn Baker July 21, 2019

Getting dressed in the summer is a struggle. As someone who thrives during the cool autumn months, relishing in the opportunity to don my best turtlenecks and boots, I struggle to find the same satisfaction...

SUMMER READING: Sloane Crosley’s Essay Collections

By Alexandra Brunjes September 2, 2017

A perfect set of books to cap off the summer, publicist-turned-author Sloane Crosley’s two collections of autobiographical essays, “I Was Told There’d Be Cake” and “How Did You Get This Number,”...


Book Review: ‘Submission’

By Jack Bennett October 30, 2015

★★★★☆ Michel Houellebecq’s newest novel, "Submission" has already made gigantic waves in France as perhaps the most controversial book of the year. The novel, which revolves around a democratic...

Book Review: ‘What If I Got Down on My Knees?’

By Eugénie Lund-Simon April 17, 2015

★★★★☆ Tugging heartstrings is an art that Tony Rauch has greatly mastered. In his fourth collection of short stories to be released later this month, Rauch manages to seamlessly combine heartbreak...

Novel Digs up Provoking Questions

By Adrianna Smith April 10, 2015

Fans of Kazuo Ishiguro’s “Never Let Me Go” have been waiting 10 years for the next novel by their favorite international best-selling writer. Unfortunately, most followers will likely be disappointed...

Book Review: ‘Please Kill Me’

By Abby Reutzel November 21, 2014

★★★★☆ To say that the punk movement is hard to describe would be quite an understatement. On its surface, punk style is quickly associated with generational angst, a multitude of piercings,...

Amy Poehler’s humor shines through in her new book “Yes Please.” The memoir explores her rise to fame and the problems that she faced along the way, revealing a more relatable side of the “Saturday Night Live” star.

Book Review: ‘Yes Please’

By Emma Gross November 14, 2014

“‘Yes Please’ is an attempt to present an open scrapbook that includes a sense of what I am thinking and feeling right now. But mostly, let’s call this book what it really is: an obvious money...

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