It's the summer of 1922, and nineteen-year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris--broke, disowned, and completely alone. Everyone in Belgium, including her own family, believes she stole millions in a sophisticated con game perpetrated by her then-fiance, George Everard.
This event is co-sponsored by The Mount Holyoke College McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives & the Economics Dept.
Joe Gunther and the VBI team are investigating a murder and an arson case—both potentially related to an outbreak of ebola.
GennaRose Nethercott will be in conversation with local author Jedediah Berry, author of The Manual of Detection. This event is co-sponsored by the Mount Holyoke College English Department.
A boldly original and visceral debut collection from the winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series Competition, selected by Louise Gluck
Between the world wars, no sport was more popular, or more dangerous, than airplane racing. Thousands of fans flocked to multi‑day events, and cities vied with one another to host them. The pilots themselves were hailed as dashing heroes who cheerfully stared death in the face. Well, the men were hailed.