Massachusetts Daily Collegian

What is the author?

What is the author?

March 29, 2018

Celebrating H.L. Mencken

By Rane McDonough

March 4, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Jan. 29 marked 57 years since the passing of a great American author and the ever-witty H.L. Mencken. Deserving of a spot along with Twain and Swift as a brilliant satirist, he is virtually unknown to many. This ignorance would no...

George Saunders illustrates life through writing

By Garth Brody

February 28, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Words

George Saunders, author of “In Persuasion Nation,” spoke on Feb. 23 at the University of Massachusetts in the Student Union Ballroom. After a Commonwealth Honors College faculty representative’s warm yet lengthy introduction,...

American Author to speak at UMass

By Garth Brody

February 23, 2010

Filed under Fine Arts, Words

George Saunders, an American author known mostly for his short stories, will speak tonight in the Student Union Ballroom. Saunders’ works include the story collections “CivilWarLand in Bad Decline” and “Pastoralia,”...