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During the talk, the authors emphasized taking long-term perspectives in the study of history, rather than focusing on brief moments in time.
Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Petrie-Flom Center, I. Glen Cohen leads a talk about his book 'Patients With Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics' in Langdell Hall on Wednesday. Panelists for the discussion included Amitabh Chadra, Nir Eyal, and Alicia Ely Yamin.
“Marianne Moore became the important poet she was because of her resistance and her survival of her very oppressive mother,” said Linda Leavell, biographer and Beinecke fellow at Yale. “What I needed to do in this book was to tell the story of Moore’s family.”
Arts Board Staff Writers tell about the stories of the books that have changed them. In this installment, Victoria Zhuang explores her relationship with John Updike's "Higher Gossip."
“Street of Thieves” delivers well on the socially relevant elements of its premise but presents a plot with little electricity and a main character without much depth.
Megan Amram '10 reads an excerpt from her newly released book "Science...for Her!" at the Brattle Theatre. Amram is a writer for the NBC show "Parks and Recreation".
Jac Jemc’s recent collection of stories is the kind that qualifies for applause at intervals only. The title, “A Different Bed Every Time,” is perhaps too appropriate for its own good.
Rarely does one encounter an espionage novel told in as straightforward and unadorned a voice as Ha Jin’s. The National Book Award laureate and two-time PEN/Faulkner-winning author’s new novel, “A Map of Betrayal,” chronicles the story of Gary Shang, “the biggest Chinese spy ever caught in North America.”
Absence, omission, and forgetting turn out to be the true center of the book; there is no external destination to be striven for, no climax and ending to be buttoned on this tale.
I study history and literature, that most refined, elegant, and humble combination of subjects. But it seems that is not enough for the despotic tyrants of Harvard’s Program in General Education. “You must be well-rounded,” they say. “You must study math to remind yourself of how shitty your math has become, and you must study science to remind yourself of how shitty your science has become, and you must stop reading books—everyone thinks you’re a huge nerd.”