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'Universal Harvester' Suspenseful Without the Scare

“Universal Harvester” brilliantly weaves a path through time and characters. Author John Darnielle successfully creates suspense through his use of syntax and multiple narrators, revealing little until the very end.

Booking It
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Booking It

Students praised the Committee on Undergraduate Education’s decision to include two questions about the cost of course materials in this spring’s Q Guide.

Textbooks at The Coop
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Textbooks at The Coop

“I am so pleased this is finally happening,” Undergraduate Council President Yasmin Z. Sachee ’18 said about the Q Guide now including textbook prices. “I hate to see textbook costs as sometimes an inhibition for students when considering what courses they will take.”

News From the End of the World
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News From the End of the World

Emily Jeanne Miller, author of The News From the End of the World, reads an excerpt from her book and discusses her fiction writing process at the Harvard Bookstore Tuesday night.

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George Saunders

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Empathetic and Fierce: An Evening with George Saunders

Laughter filled the First Parish Church on Friday night as George Saunders dispensed wit and wisdom about writing and the role of art in today’s world.

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'All the Lives I Want' Revisits Feminization and Personhood

With a combination of personal memoir and incisive, wide-ranging analyses of pop culture from the 90s to the present day, “All the Lives I Want” shows us that scare quotes are inane.

The Refugees
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The Refugees

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The Refugees
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'The Refugees' Honest and Imaginative

In “The Refugees,” memories are tactile and the shadows of interrupted lives ever-present; even the smallest details in Nguyen’s stories are imbued with the bittersweetness of unspoken what-might-have-beens.

The Book That Changed America
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The Book That Changed America

Randall Fuller talks about Charles Darwin and the impact of his book Tuesday night at the Harvard Bookstore.

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John Darnielle Brilliant at Brattle Theater

Onstage at the sold-out Brattle Theater, promoting his recently released sophomore novel, “Universal Harvester,” Darnielle was comfortable and charismatic, as genial as your Midwestern uncle and as thrillingly erudite as your favorite professor.

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A Miracle for Breakfast
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A Miracle for Breakfast

Megan Marshall discusses poetry and her biography of Elizabeth Bishop Tuesday night at the Harvard Bookstore.

A Separation
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A Separation

"A Separation," by Katie Kitamura.