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Deadly Double Helix
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Deadly Double Helix

The Cambridge Forum hosted Danielle Allen, Harvard University Professor and author of “Cuz”, a memoir that looks at the “deadly double helix” of narcotics and street gangs.

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.
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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.

Mad Cartoonists exhibit
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Mad Cartoonists exhibit

Mad Cartoonists exhibit
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‘The Mad Cartoonists of Cairo’ Reflect a Changing Middle East

Just days after the Egyptian prosecutor general died in a car bomb assassination, a cartoonist drew a citizen nagging a cloaked assassin to at least pay for his parking before he blew the car up.

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.
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Page to Screen: The Glass Castle

Suffice it to say, I had high expectations when I learned that “The Glass Castle” would become a movie in August 2017.

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Claire Messud Discusses 'The Burning Girl' at Brattle Theatre

Harvard creative writing professor Claire Messud read from her latest book and talked about her own experiences of the unreliability of memory.

"Salman Rushdie."
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Salman Rushdie Presents 13th Novel, ‘The Golden House’

The conversation with world-renowned author Salman Rushdie opened by addressing the “elephant in the room”: similarities between the protagonist of Rushdie’s new novel “The Golden House” and President Donald Trump.

This Is What I Imagine Alabama Looks Like
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Being Still

Moments became unspindled, blown open by the rush of activity, and, as I stepped into my first semester, I was swept into an insidious cycle of busyness.

Frances Silber
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My Grandmother's Books

“So,” she would say, “what are you reading now?”

Tim Whitmarsh
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Tim Whitmarsh

Tim Whitmarsh, a Classics professor at Cambridge University, gave a lecture called "Walking with Socrates: Space, Place and Athenian Philosophy" in Sever Hall Wednesday. The lecture was a part of the James Loeb Lecture Series.

Kingdom of the Young cover
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Kingdom of the Young cover

Kingdom of the Young cover
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'Kingdom of the Young': When Style Ruins a Story

Edie Meidav’s short story anthology “Kingdom of the Young” fails to meet high expectations: Though her previous three novels were universally acclaimed, her first anthology does not live up to the hype.

Naomi Klein
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Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein, an award-winning journalist and author, explores the complicated relationship between capitalism and climate change at a talk in First Parish Church Wednesday evening.

Elizabeth Bishop cover
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‘Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast’ More of a Four-Course Meal

“A poet’s poet’s poet,” as acclaimed poet John Ashbery described her, Elizabeth Bishop, one of the finest mid-twentieth century American poets, is masterfully portrayed in Megan Marshall’s new biography, “Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast.” Marshall, a former student of Bishop’s, interweaves a richly descriptive account of Bishop’s personal life and artistic output with sections about Marshall’s own life.

Elizabeth Bishop cover
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Elizabeth Bishop cover