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Emma Donoghue
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Emma Donoghue

Critically acclaimed Irish author Emma Donoghue in conversation with Fifteen Minutes at Brattle Theater Friday. The Mount Merrion, Dublin native, who is best known for her book and subsequent film "Room", was in Cambridge to promote her latest novel "The Wonder".

Mooncop
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‘Mooncop’ an Eerie Examination of Modern Life

“Mooncop” is a poignant tale of loneliness and the overwhelming speed of technological advancement, told through simple yet expressive drawings.

Reputations
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'Reputations' a Technical and Moral Tour de Force

In a story spanning only two days of plot-time, Mallarino and the reader successfully confront questions such as: Should one be moral if one’s surroundings require amorality to survive? What are our responsibilities in wielding power?

Dear Mr. M
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'Dear Mr. M' A Jarring Mystery Without a Clear Conscience

Koch is so capable a literary technician that he manages to mold clichés into an enigmatic and unique intrigue that is simultaneously political and timeless, pulpy and profound.

Bookstore Talk on Monet
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Bookstore Talk on Monet

Gary Ross, author of Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies, talks about the life of the artist and his move to an indoor studio as part of his talk at the Harvard Bookstore Tuesday night.

Hill's Nix
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Hill's Nix

Author Nathan Hill reads excerpts from his debut novel, "The Nix" at a book signing at the Harvard Book Store Wednesday evening. Hill and his work have garnered widespread acclaim since its publication in August.

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From the Bookshelves: War, Peace, Love, Life

Love, life, and death are all seemingly intertwined in a special way in this novel, and while I felt the losses heavily, I can acknowledge the beauty found in the love revealed by these losses.

Relationship GPA
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Harvard Students Offer Interpersonal Lessons

The book’s ability to tackle such outwardly apparent topics with flair and spunk makes the text not just informative but also engaging.

Imagine Me Gone
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'Imagine Me Gone' Makes Its Presence Felt

In “Imagine Me Gone,” Haslett surpasses himself in his second exploration of the subject through his multifaceted depictions of depression and its effects on both victims and witnesses of the disease, reaffirming himself as an improved, matured writer.

"The Insides"
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Artist Spotlight: Jeremy P. Bushnell

A professor at Northeastern University, Jeremy P. Bushnell spoke with The Crimson about his new book, "The Insides," and his creative experiences.

Geeks and Greeks
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'Geeks and Greeks' a Weak Representation of MIT Life

Bad anthropology, to be sure, but even worse writing.

Back to Moscow
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'Back to Moscow' Effective But Backwards

This narrator’s abandonment of traditional academia becomes something both more interesting and more disturbing than a simple skirting of responsibility.

Spring Book Returns
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Spring Book Returns

Natalie Cho '17 brings her textbooks to the Harvard Coop to sell them back. 'I didn't get to sell any of them back though," Cho said as she left with her books in hand.

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
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From the Bookshelves: Edward Tulane and Talking About Love

Feel love for which you lose and pay and suffer. Feel love that strikes you as difficult and fraught. Love until it breaks you. Then love until someday, it finally puts you back together.

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Brookings Fellow Lays Out Transition Plan for New Middle Eastern Regimes

In his new book on unfinished revolutions in the Middle East, Brookings Institution Senior Foreign Policy Fellow Ibrahim Fraihat proposed that new governments lead inclusive national discussions to avoid violence and civil war.