Alex Gilvarry’s award-winning satire From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant follows Boy Hernandez, a Filipino fashion designer and Guantanamo Bay detainee. On Tuesday, Gilvarry discussed his book with first-year students who read the novel as part of the university’s First Pages program.
Every year, a committee comprising students, faculty, and staff chooses one thought-provoking book for the Northeastern community to read. But have you ever wondered how the so-called First Pages book is selected?
For new Northeastern students, Welcome Week is where college life begins. Here are some things you should know to make the most of the Welcome Week experience.
Katherine Boo, the award-winning author who penned Behind the Beautiful Forevers, spoke to Northeastern’s 116th entering class Tuesday night about the people, places, and inequalities in Mumbai that inspired her first non-fiction book.
Novelist Ann Patchett discussed her book “State of Wonder” with members of Northeastern’s 115th entering class.