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‘The Fishermen’ Will Reel You In

Using the story of four young brothers as a magnifying lens, in "The Fishermen" Chigozie Obioma delves into the ways in which belief can build the deepest of bonds, only to eviscerate them in an instant.

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'After the Tall Timber' a Tall and Terrifying Collection

When Adler’s writing coheres into something merciless yet moral, centrist yet radical, it soars. “After the Tall Timber” is almost always an absorbing, enlivening read.

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‘The Physics of Sorrow’ Worth Getting Lost In

Bulgarian writer Georgi Gospodinov’s “The Physics of Sorrow” unites formal experimentation with emotional resonance in a compelling exploration of how and why humans tell stories.

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'Past Habitual' a Bit Too Habitual

"Past Habitual" might have been much more successful had MacLochlainn resigned himself to simpler goals. Clean style and thematic impact are undervalued here, and the result is an interesting but rather muddled product.

The Jungle Book
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The Jungle Book

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ZZ Packer Speaks at the Barker Center

“I try to remind students that every word you are using is already in the dictionary. So you’re not coming up with new words, per se. What you are coming up with is ways to render a particular experience in words,” Packer said.

H is for Hawk
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H is for Hawk

Helen MacDonald discusses her memoir “H is for Hawk” at the Harvard Book Store followed by a book-signing.

H is for Hawk
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Photos of the Day (04/07/2015)

"Time Ages in a Hurry"
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"Time Ages in a Hurry"

"Time Ages in a Hurry"
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'Time Ages in a Hurry' an Unhurried Set of Gems

In this honest and gentle depiction of an individual’s private perception of reality exists a clear appreciation for the minute, even the mundane, which is transformed by Tabucchi’s linguistic caress into something dewy and new.

In the Studio: Working on a VES Senior Thesis
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In the Studio: Working on a VES Senior Thesis

Alice in Wonderbread
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Alice in Wonderbread

Books including "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fireball" are lined up on the table for participants to look at. Lamont Library held the Edible Book Contest on Wednesday.

"The Harder They Come."
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"The Harder They Come."

"The Architect's Apprentice."
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"The Architect's Apprentice."

"The Architect's Apprentice."
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'Architect's Apprentice' a Detailed but Imperfect Construction

The themes are obvious and powerful, but do not beget much discussion. For these reasons, "The Architect's Apprentice" is a pleasure to read, but not a novel that stays with one for long.

Massachusetts Hall
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Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
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John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
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Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard