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Serhii Plokhy at the Harvard Bookstore
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Serhii Plokhy at the Harvard Bookstore

Ukrainian History professor Serhii Plokhy speaks about his new book, The Man With the Poison Gun, on Bohdan Stashynsky, who was coerced into becoming a KGB assassin and ultimately defected to West Germany.

Charlotte L.R. Anrig
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Arts Vanity: Things That are Wrong with ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

For some reason, you asshats voted for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” as the best book of 2016.

Mila Vanity photo
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Arts Vanity: A Night With Crimson Arts—Five Artistic Stages (An Imagining)

Ever wonder what a night with Crimson Arts is like? Here's an imagining in five easy steps.

Arts 2016 Year-in-Review Data
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The Arts 2016 Year-in-Review Survey Results

The numbers have been crunched and the results are in. The Harvard Crimson's arts board is proud to present the top 10 films, musics, books, TV shows, campus theater productions, and events, as determined by a Harvard-wide survey.

Scrappy Little Nobody
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‘Scrappy Little Nobody’ Fresh and Authentic

Still, is she ultimately just another celebrity posing as a novelist?

Swing Time
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Zadie Smith’s ‘Swing Time’ Innovative and Revealing

Smith jumps between different periods of her main character’s life to paint a slow-forming but sincere mosaic of her identity, relationships, and sense of self.

The Needle's Eye
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The Needle's Eye

The Needle's Eye
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In ‘The Needle’s Eye,’ Fanny Howe Explores Definitions of Youth

Perhaps what infuses “The Needle’s Eye” with such presence, such urgency, is its tendency to draw existential questions from historical anecdotes.

Fish in Exile
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‘Fish in Exile’ Illuminates Turbid, Unexplored Depths

The impressions that last, however, will be entirely Nao’s own: all the wondrous forms she has revealed to us, the image of them luminescent, flourishing, in the seemingly dark and empty waters of grief.

Infinite Jest Marathon Reading
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Infinite Jest Marathon Reading

Mike P. Haley ‘18 reads a chapter of Infinite Jest in Ticknor Lounge on Tuesday as a part of a marathon reading organized by the English Department.

David Barron at Harvard Bookstore
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David Barron at Harvard Bookstore

David J. Barron, currently a circuit judge for the First Circuit Court of Appeals and former Harvard Law School professor, discusses his book Waging War:The Clash Between Presidents and Congress, 1776 to ISIS.

Currier Bookdrop
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Currier Bookdrop

A new library book return was installed in the lobby of Currier House.

Currier Bookdrop
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Library Book Drop Opens in Currier House

In a joint project to collect library books for return, a new book drop was opened in Currier House.

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Sociology Professor Explores Racial Identities in New Book

Professor Michèle Lamont explores the experiences with racism faced by five distinct ethnic groups spanning three cities on three continents in her latest book.

Rupi Kaur: Milk and Honey
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Rupi Kaur: Milk and Honey

Rupi Kaur, author of “Milk and Honey,” a collection of poetry and prose, performs spoken word poetry and speaks at Sever Hall on Thursday evening.