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'Eyes' a Real Dog

“With My Dog-Eyes” is not a lost masterpiece; it is a call to action, to reform a critical atmosphere in which failure to communicate is raised to the acme of aesthetic virtue.

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'Downs' Reaches Great Heights

The novel itself is unassuming enough: a meek paperback totaling 165 pages, easily lost among a bookshelf of grander volumes. However, the old adage about judgment and covers should be taken seriously here—this little book has a lot to say.

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Sharma Depicts Tragic 'Family Life'

“Family Life” beautifully addresses the narrow-mindedness of focusing on social prosperity and serves as a reminder that family always comes first.

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Lydia Davis Can and Will

Davis’s terrain is the quotidian, but through sparse prose and incredible candor, she is able to examine the minutiae and mundane elements of our lives in abstraction.

Chua and Rubenfeld discuss The Triple Package
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Chua and Rubenfeld discuss The Triple Package

Jed Rubenfeld and Amy Chua talk about their new book, The Triple Package, in the Kirkland JCR on Friday. Their book, which came out in February, discusses factors behind the success of different cultural groups in America.

Overcoming the Odds
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Overcoming the Odds

Best selling authors Benjamin A. Mezrich ’91 (left) and Scott H. Stossel ’91 (right) describe the many challenges they faced as they developed their writing careers, after attending Harvard College, on Thursday, April 4.

Conversations with Ben Mezrich and Scott Stossel
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Conversations with Ben Mezrich and Scott Stossel

Best selling authors Benjamin A. Mezrich ’91 (left) and Scott H. Stossel ’91 (right) describe the many challenges they faced as they developed their writing careers, after attending Harvard College, on Thursday, April 4.

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College

Today in Photos (04/04/2014)

Thermonuclear Monarchy
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Thermonuclear Monarchy

English professor Elaine Scarry discusses her new book “Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Between Democracy and Doom,” on Thursday, April 3.

Frog Music Cover
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'Frog Music' Hits the Right Note

Though “Frog Music” will not necessarily help Donoghue win the Nobel Prize in Literature, she has still created an absolutely successful period mystery.

Frog Music Cover
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Frog Music Cover

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Expert Discusses Iraqi Corruption, Climate Change

Zaid Al-Ali, an Iraqi lawyer, spoke about governmental issues in his country, particularly as they related to the environment and the Iraqi constitution.

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Plotless 'Radio' Falls Flat

Tõnu Õnnepalu’s latest novel is almost paradoxical: tiresome but intelligent, dull but thought-provoking, repetitive but unusual.

Ernest Hemingway
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Hemenway’s Short Stories: Early Morning Duo

It was very early and there were only two law students in the gym. The undergraduates preferred to come later in the day. The law students came early. They had the gym to themselves.

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Pfister Wants You For His Book Club

It’s official: the College’s top administrator has started a book club.

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture

Dictionary
Columns

Ban the Bossy Ban Bossy