The Crimson Arts Poll was taken by nearly 250 students.
Outgoing books executive Leanna B. Ehrlich cannot stop listening to the "Catching Fire" soundtrack while running.
Outgoing Campus Arts Executive and Incoming Books Executive Grace E. Huckins selects the 5 songs of the year that signal the end of sexism.
“Everything Happens as It Does,” by Bulgarian writer Albena Stambolova, is a slip of a novel that chronicles the ways in which the lives of seven characters intersect and impact one another. Very little occurs in the way of concrete plot, but the text announces its sticking point in its title: everything that happens is fated to happen.
Once in a generation, a rare book will arise above the shoulders of its contemporaries, a book chosen from inception to be in a dark world a shining beacon of all that is loathsome in the aesthetics of the American bourgeoisie.
In recent years, the line between the literary spin-off and a genre of somewhat less repute—fanfiction—has blurred to the point that it is not clear into what category some novels published today may fall. To criticize “Longbourn” as falling on the fanfiction side of this boundary, however, would miss the point entirely.
Last Tuesday night, Nigerian American writer Tope Folarin gave a talk at the Harvard Book Store about his award-winning short story “Miracle.”
Prostitution, betrayal, and suffering are the depressing topics that Amy Tan, bestselling author of “The Joy Luck Club,” weaves together in her latest novel “The Valley of Amazement.” Through the separate journeys of Violet Minturn and her mother, Lucia, that span more than 40 years and two continents but inevitably converge on each other, Tan explores the profound connections between mothers and daughters.
Justyna Pietrus '16, a resident of Mather, leaves Quincy House after exercising her right to vote. All different members of the Harvard community, from freshman to faculty, participated in the vote on Tuesday November 5th.
Will Self discussed his 2012 novel “Umbrella,” which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in the U.K. last year.
Acclaimed novelist Donna Tartt spoke at the Brattle Theatre on Thursday as part of the Harvard Book Store’s ongoing series of writer lecture events. Tartt is probably best known for her first novel “The Secret History,” which chronicles the murderous travails of a small, elite group of classics students at a New England liberal arts college.
A Harvard Divinity School student discussed the state of American health care Wednesday and addressed the question of why American health outcomes pale in comparison to those of residents of other countries.
Though she occasionally leans on clichéd emotional crutches, the unique temporal landscape and surprising twists of “The Lowland” mark it as a signature Lahiri book, albeit a darker and less redemptive tale than those explored in her previous works.
"Stay, Illusion" is available in stores now.