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Colm in Conversation
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Colm in Conversation

Novelist Colm Tóibín in conversation with Senior Lecturer on Fiction Claire Messud as part of the ‘Writers Speak’ series.

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Family Pilgrimages and Primitive Ways: An Interview with Landon Roussel

When Landon Roussel—Cambridge resident and primary care doctor at Mount Auburn hospital—undertook the Way of St. James for the third time, the pilgrimage became a complex spiritual journey of reconciliation with his estranged brother, Cary.

Pavic in Progress
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Pavić in Process

I’d been told to “swim” in the intellectual environment, to identify with the author and his sources, rather than scoop out what I wanted with my usual external and surgical precision.

Senior in Aisle Four
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Senior in Aisle Four

Computer Science concentrator Michael J. Woo ’16 reads a book in aisle 4 of the Harvard COOP bookstore, where many students purchase course books, on Wednesday afternoon.

Gannett
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Iconic Legal Guide Faces New Challenges

The notorious Bluebook is at the center of not one, but two controversies challenging Harvard’s historic monopoly over its production

Daniel Sada's One Out of Two
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Daniel Sada's One Out of Two

One Out of Two

Daniel Sada's One Out of Two
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'One Out of Two' a Quirky and Enlightening Romp

Maintaining a light-hearted mood throughout, Sada uses colloquial humor, relatable characters, and colorful style to compose an enlightening and entertaining novel.

Jesse Eisenberg at the Brattle Theatre
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Jesse Eisenberg at the Harvard Book Store

Jesse Eisenberg was evidently aware of his near-universal recognizability as star of a certain movie about facebook, but in front of his audience at the Harvard Book Store on Nov. 19, he seemed like any other debut fiction author.

"The Gold Eaters."
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"The Gold Eaters."

"Empty Chairs."
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"Empty Chairs."

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Wright’s Novel Glitters, But It's Not All Gold

"The Gold Eaters" paints a vivid picture of 16th-century Peru, with convincing perspectives from both the Spanish and the native side. But despite its accomplished tone of historical realism, as a novel it is somewhat lacking in plot depth and character maturity.

Jesse Eisenberg at the Brattle Theatre
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Jesse Eisenberg at the Brattle Theatre

Jesse Eisenberg read selections from his latest work, Bream Gives Me Hiccups, answered questions, and signed copies of his book during a Harvard Book Store event at Brattle Theatre on Thursday evening.

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'Empty Chairs' Full of Feeling

Liu Xia has seen her husband and her brother repeatedly arrested, jailed, and imprisoned, for likely politically-motivated reasons, and has herself been placed under house arrest and constant surveillance. It is no wonder that Kafka is a recurring figure in her poetry.

Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs
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Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs

Harvard physics professor Lisa Randall ’84 recently published “Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs,” in which she posits that dark matter caused a comet impact that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago.

"The Big Green Tent."
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"The Big Green Tent."

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
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The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes