Jul 31, 2015 by Peter Wood |
University common reading programs fail to show students the value of learning from the past.
Jul 22, 2015 by Ashley Thorne |
A new article on college summer reading programs agrees with NAS's findings: fiction, classics, and books older than the students are extremely rare.
Apr 03, 2015 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood offers a fresh look at Henry David Thoreau's Walden.
Mar 17, 2015 by Peter Wood |
The 1945 bedtime story Goodnight Moon remains a classic invocation of peacefulness and home.
Dec 03, 2014 by NAS |
Just in time for the holiday season, Felicia Chernesky, the managing editor of Academic Questions, has released the children's book Sugar White Snow and Evergreens: A Winter Wonderland of Color.
Nov 10, 2014 by NAS |
Textbook authors seek collaborators who have expertise in genetics, psychology, sociology, and anthropology.
Nov 06, 2014 by Ashley Thorne |
Colleges think classic books are irrelevant, too difficult, and too privileged. They’re wrong.
Oct 27, 2014 by Peter Wood |
NAS president Peter Wood reviews Stanley Fish's latest book, Versions of Academic Freedom.
Oct 24, 2014 by Glynn Custred |
Glynn Custred, Professor of Anthropology at California State University East Bay, reviews William Faulkner's Go Down Moses.
Oct 21, 2014 NAS |
PRESS RELEASE: The National Association of Scholars (NAS) has released Beach Books 2013-2014, its fourth annual study of common reading programs at American colleges and universities.
Oct 21, 2014 Ashley Thorne, Marilee Turscak, Peter Wood |
A report on the books assigned in 2013-2014 as "common reading."
Oct 09, 2014 by Carol Iannone |
Literature lovers are pushing back against indiscriminate veneration of the avant garde.
Oct 08, 2014 by Bruce Gans |
Written in 1844, William Thackeray's Barry Lyndon might be a century ahead of its time.
Oct 01, 2014 by NAS |
A new book by Peter Wood and Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow Sol Stern addresses the question—Common Core: Yea or Nay?
Sep 25, 2014 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood reviews Stoner, a book for those who persist in loving great imaginative works.