Kim Stanley Robinson is the OWHL author of the week. Robinson is an award-winning science fiction novelist, perhaps best known for his Red, Green, and Blue Mars trilogy. This resource contains essays by and about Robinson, interviews with Robinson, and talks by Robinson.
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The Phillipian recently ran an article about Andover’s most famous garage rock band, The Rising Storm, and the documentary being made about them. If you haven’t read the article, definitely check it out. This post exists to give readers more information about the band and their collec
This resource was created to help facilitate informed reflection on and discussion of U.S. gun laws, politics, and culture. Readers will find information on the history and interpretation of the Second Amendment, arguments for and against gun control, comparisons of U.S. gun laws to t
The OWHL Artist of the Week is Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat was an American artist. Basquiat first achieved fame as part of SAMO, an informal graffiti duo who wrote enigmatic epigrams in the cultural hotbed of the Lower East Side of Manhattan during the late 1970s where the hip hop
The OWHL Author of the Week is Robin D.G. Kelley. Kelley is a professor of U.S. history at UCLA. He has published a series of acclaimed books on a wide variety of topics, including the Communist Party in Depression-era Alabama, Thelonious Monk, and working-class culture and politics
Kara Walker is the OWHL Artist of the Week. Working with a wide array of media, Walker has produced provocative and truly novel works that address issues of gender, race, and racism in American society.
Yuval Harari is the OWHL Author of the Week. With the publication of his wide-ranging interpretation of homo sapiens Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Harari quickly became a leading global public intellectual. Harari's follow-up to Sapiens, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorr