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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Literature

Author Ross Gay 96 was inspired to become a writer by professors at Lafayette. (Photo courtesy of SF Station)

Best-selling author Ross Gay ’96 redefines joy in new collection of essays

By Kristen Vincent, Staff Writer November 11, 2022

In his new book “Inciting Joy,” author Ross Gay '96 wanted to correct what he felt to be an immature understanding of happiness. “I wanted to offer a definition of joy which did not imagine [joy]...

Leah Prices new book, What We Talk About When We Talk About Books, further discusses the importance and history of reading. (Photo courtesy of The Boston Globe)

Author Leah Price gives lecture on rising popularity of books during pandemic

By Kendal Davis, Contributing Writer November 11, 2022

From communities of book lovers on Instagram to aesthetic Zoom bookshelf displays, the COVID-19 pandemic brought books back into style. On Monday, author and book historian Leah Price asked Lafayette...

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