Topic: books

Richard Wiley
People | November 10, 2015
Black Mountain Institute co-founder and globetrotting author Richard Wiley reflects on life after BMI and the gift of international perspective in an international city.
girl reading a book
Arts and Culture | November 10, 2015
UNLV’s Black Mountain Institute heads into its second decade: A roundtable discussion on mission, money, and dreams in the Republic of Letters.
girl reads a book under a light
Arts and Culture | November 6, 2015
A place of support for graduate students? A space for writers to solidify their ideas? A venue for provocative conversations? The Black Mountain Institute is that and more. This series examines its impact on UNLV and its plans for the future.
Joshua Shenk
People | September 10, 2015
The acclaimed writer and new executive director of the Black Mountain Institute on the personal nature of art, the importance of creative partnership, and his long and winding road to Las Vegas.
Student reads outside
Arts and Culture | August 31, 2015
These Black Mountain Institute-affiliated writers have been garnering national reviews with works that pull readers in and push their boundaries.
Satish Sharma
Research | May 5, 2015
The social work professor's fourth and final book on the thinkers who shaped the world leader's pacifism and civil disobedience.
Alumna Alissa Nutting holding a microphone
People | October 29, 2013
Alumna Alissa Nutting made headlines this summer with her controversial and acclaimed first novel. She'll read from the book about a beautiful teacher who preys on her young male students at this weekend's book festival.
Thelma Todd in a still from 1931
People | July 18, 2013
Murdered by a mobster? A surprising suicide? Alumnus says the truth behind Thelma Todd’s death wouldn’t make a dramatic movie ending.
People | March 5, 2013
Alumna puts 10 years of teaching experience into new advice book for college students.
People | January 8, 2013
A lost job led law school graduate Daria Snadowsky to write candidly about a teen girl's sexual experiences in her first two books.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Campus News | September 4, 2012
People | July 25, 2012
Years spent fulfilling customers' unusual requests provides UNLV alum Mariann Mohos humorous stories for her book.