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Tayari Jones
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Tayari Jones

Tayari Jones signs books at the Harvard Book Store.

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The Harvard Book Store at twilight.

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‘The Immortalists’ Asks Questions About a Life Worth Living

“The Immortalists” asks questions whose answers could—and should—affect a reader's life.

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Tavi Gevinson, ‘Rookie on Love,’ at the Cambridge Public Library

On Feb. 12, Tavi Gevinson stopped by the Cambridge Public Library to talk about her new book, “Rookie on Love.”

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Some Sun, Some Burn: Lippman’s Crime Thriller is a Mixed Bag

​Laura Lippman’s recently released crime thriller “Sunburn” is at times brilliant and at times unintentionally hilarious

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‘The Queen of Hearts:’ a Heartrending Drama

Kimmery Martin’s “The Queen of Hearts” tells the story of Zadie Anson and Emma Colley, best friends who are living the dream.

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Tayari Jones Speaks About Race and Marriage at the Harvard Book Store

On Feb. 12, Tayari Jones, novelist and Professor at Rutgers University’s MFA program in Newark, cast spells over a crowd squeezed into the Harvard Bookstore.

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'Educated': Truthful and Heart-Wrenching

Westover questions the doctrines her family has instilled in her since birth, the reliability of memory, and the obligations a daughter has to her family.

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“The Sky is Yours”: A Twisted Future Consumed by Consumption

Set in what seems to be New York City several hundred years in the future, “The Sky is Yours” does not follow the traditional narrative arc expected of its ilk.

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“Gnomon:” Hard Work that Doesn’t Pay Off

​A behemoth of a book, “Gnomon” is almost seven hundred tightly-packed pages, but its complex content is what makes it a difficult read.

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Creative Writing Tips from Harvard’s Faculty

While not every Harvard student will have the opportunity to take their classes, anyone can try their hand at creative writing.

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In ‘Heart Berries,’ an Important Narrative Overshadows Amatuer Execution

This book is an exciting step forward for representation in literature, and the arts in general.

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Top 5: Young Adult Novels with Diverse Romances

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, here are the five Young Adult books that feature diverse romances.

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Zadie Smith Sets Herself Free in ‘Feel Free’

As she delves into the intimacies of her life, Smith reveals an underlying vulnerability beneath the confidence with which she writes, resulting in a letter to those she’s both loved and lost.

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‘Persuasion’ 200 Years Later: Persuading Others To Rethink Jane Austen

The book’s 200th anniversary seems as good a time as any to reflect on its brilliance and quiet power.

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