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'All the Lives I Want' Revisits Feminization and Personhood

With a combination of personal memoir and incisive, wide-ranging analyses of pop culture from the 90s to the present day, “All the Lives I Want” shows us that scare quotes are inane.

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The Refugees

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The Refugees
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'The Refugees' Honest and Imaginative

In “The Refugees,” memories are tactile and the shadows of interrupted lives ever-present; even the smallest details in Nguyen’s stories are imbued with the bittersweetness of unspoken what-might-have-beens.

The Book That Changed America
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The Book That Changed America

Randall Fuller talks about Charles Darwin and the impact of his book Tuesday night at the Harvard Bookstore.

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John Darnielle Brilliant at Brattle Theater

Onstage at the sold-out Brattle Theater, promoting his recently released sophomore novel, “Universal Harvester,” Darnielle was comfortable and charismatic, as genial as your Midwestern uncle and as thrillingly erudite as your favorite professor.

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A Miracle for Breakfast
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A Miracle for Breakfast

Megan Marshall discusses poetry and her biography of Elizabeth Bishop Tuesday night at the Harvard Bookstore.

A Separation
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A Separation

"A Separation," by Katie Kitamura.

Les Miserables
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Les Miserables

"Les Miserables" by Victor Hugo

Amiable with Big Teeth
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Amiable with Big Teeth

"Amiable with Big Teeth" by Claude McKay

Amiable with Big Teeth
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'Amiable with Big Teeth,' Newly Discovered Time Capsule

Claude McKay’s “Amiable with Big Teeth” is a satirical goldmine, a time capsule that encompasses a political labyrinth of treachery present in Harlem in the 1930s.

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From the Bookshelves: 'Les Miserables'

"Les Miserables" as an authentic depiction of the human condition.

A Separation
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'A Separation' Unconventional but Ingenious

Kitamura’s "A Separation" might not appeal to everyone’s tastes, but for those willing to engage deeply with its content, it proves to be a thoughtful and ingenious read.

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From the Bookshelves: "Harry Potter"

An entire generation has grown up with "Harry Potter." Caroline A. Tsai shares her experience with the series.