New on Shelf, Stage and Screen


A new series from Warren Littlefield '74 has been picked up by Hulu. Dopesick, based on the bestselling book of the same name, is slated to premiere in 2021 starring Michael Keaton. The eight-episode limited series will offer a look at the opioid crisis in America. A former president at NBC Entertainment, Littlefield is the executive producer of The Handmaid's Tale and Fargo.


A new middle grade novel by Carrie Firestone '92 has earned positive reviews from The New York Times, Kirkus and Publisher's Weekly. Dress Coded is available from Putnam. Learn more at carriefirestoneauthor.com.


A performance of "Let It Go" by D Smoke and SiR on the BET Awards featured Jedidiah Collins '18. On campus, Collins was a member of Hip-Notiqs Step Team and participated in Koshare.


Hannah Barnaby '96 has published two new books for children and young readers, Monster & Boy and There's Something About Sam. The author of several books for children and teens, she was the first writer to earn the Children's Writer in Residency at the Boston Public Library. Learn more at hannahbarnaby.com/.


Alan Snel '83 has released Bicycle Man, a collection of stories from his years of bicycle travels. He is the founder of LVSportsBiz.com, which covers the business and politics of sports, stadiums and teams in the Las Vegas market. For copies, contact Snel at asnel@LVSportsBiz.com.


The Webby Awards recognized "Going From Broke" - an online series hosted by Daniel L. Rosensweig '83, president and CEO of Chegg and former HWS Trustee - with a 2020 People's Voice Webby for original online video reality series.

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