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Ian McEwan
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15Q with Ian McEwan

"I think my fetus would be alarmed at the prospect of a Trump presidency."

The Wonder
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‘The Wonder’ Suspenseful and Well-Crafted

With its well-drawn characters, unusual setting, and fluid plot, “The Wonder” shines.

Sunstein's Star Wars
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Sunstein's Star Wars

Professor Cass R. Sunstein ’75 lectures on his new book, “The World According to Star Wars," which explores unanticipated movements in law, business, culture, and politics through a Star Wars lens.

iO Tillett Wright
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Self, Parents, and Spectrum: An Interview with IO Tillett Wright

So I thought, people just don’t know each other, and they demonize each other...and I want to introduce them to each other.

Emma Donoghue
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Emma Donoghue

Critically acclaimed Irish author Emma Donoghue in conversation with Fifteen Minutes at Brattle Theater Friday. The Mount Merrion, Dublin native, who is best known for her book and subsequent film "Room", was in Cambridge to promote her latest novel "The Wonder".

Mooncop
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‘Mooncop’ an Eerie Examination of Modern Life

“Mooncop” is a poignant tale of loneliness and the overwhelming speed of technological advancement, told through simple yet expressive drawings.

Reputations
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'Reputations' a Technical and Moral Tour de Force

In a story spanning only two days of plot-time, Mallarino and the reader successfully confront questions such as: Should one be moral if one’s surroundings require amorality to survive? What are our responsibilities in wielding power?

Dear Mr. M
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'Dear Mr. M' A Jarring Mystery Without a Clear Conscience

Koch is so capable a literary technician that he manages to mold clichés into an enigmatic and unique intrigue that is simultaneously political and timeless, pulpy and profound.

Bookstore Talk on Monet
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Bookstore Talk on Monet

Gary Ross, author of Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies, talks about the life of the artist and his move to an indoor studio as part of his talk at the Harvard Bookstore Tuesday night.

Hill's Nix
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Hill's Nix

Author Nathan Hill reads excerpts from his debut novel, "The Nix" at a book signing at the Harvard Book Store Wednesday evening. Hill and his work have garnered widespread acclaim since its publication in August.

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From the Bookshelves: War, Peace, Love, Life

Love, life, and death are all seemingly intertwined in a special way in this novel, and while I felt the losses heavily, I can acknowledge the beauty found in the love revealed by these losses.

Relationship GPA
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Harvard Students Offer Interpersonal Lessons

The book’s ability to tackle such outwardly apparent topics with flair and spunk makes the text not just informative but also engaging.

Imagine Me Gone
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'Imagine Me Gone' Makes Its Presence Felt

In “Imagine Me Gone,” Haslett surpasses himself in his second exploration of the subject through his multifaceted depictions of depression and its effects on both victims and witnesses of the disease, reaffirming himself as an improved, matured writer.

"The Insides"
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Artist Spotlight: Jeremy P. Bushnell

A professor at Northeastern University, Jeremy P. Bushnell spoke with The Crimson about his new book, "The Insides," and his creative experiences.

Geeks and Greeks
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'Geeks and Greeks' a Weak Representation of MIT Life

Bad anthropology, to be sure, but even worse writing.