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Robert Boyers, English, wrote “A Fanatical Mind: The Novelist and the Terrorist,” in the July 2006 Harper’s Magazine.

David Domozych
, biology, co-authored two papers, and he and Cathy Domozych, biology, co-authored a third, for the annual Phycological Society meetings in Alaska.

Carolyn Forché, English, is the author of “The Lost Suitcase” in the September 25 New Yorker.

Christina Grassi, anthropology and environmental studies, published an article about a species of small lemur in the September 2006 issue of American Journal of Physical Anthropology.

A PBS documentary series, How Art Made the World, includes an episode titled “To Death and Back” that features Ross Professor Sheldon Solomon, psychology. See

A 1997 story by Tisch Professor Steven Millhauser, English, was the inspiration for the 2006 Hollywood movie The Illusionist, directed by Neil Burger and starring Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, and Jessica Biel. Telling the story of the inscrutable magician Eisenheim and the evil Crown Prince Leopold in turn-of-the-century Vienna, the film is warmed by the glow of sepia and the music of Philip Glass. It is, in the words of a New York Times review, “an entrancing yarn…a pungent period folktale that teases you until
the very end.”

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