Graeme Wood

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When President Theodore Roosevelt, Class of 1880, returned to Mother Harvard to accept an honorary doctorate in 1902, he bellowed

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'Theodore Rex' Speaks Loudly

When President Theodore Roosevelt, Class of 1880, returned to Mother Harvard to accept an honorary doctorate in 1902, he bellowed

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Nobel Prize Winner's Newest: 'Half A Life'

In Paul Theroux’s memoir of his friendship with V.S. Naipaul, Naipaul hisses a typically vain slur at the Nobel Prize

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The New American Way: Only Food And Guns

By GRAEME C.A. WOOD CRIMSON STAFF WRITER It would be too easy to write off Canada as just another country

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Sontag's Critical Blandness

Is Susan Sontag the only critic left who still cares about high culture? It’s been almost 40 years since “Against

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The Profane Appeal

"Politics," said Frank Zappa, "is the entertainment branch of industry.'' Much as I prefer to avoid quoting the artist behind

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Nachtwey Shoots the Dead

The war photographer Robert Capa distilled the secret of his craft into one sentence: "If your pictures aren't good enough,

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A World On the Other Side of the Lethe

It is, as Dan Quayle famously reminded us, a terrible thing to lose one's mind. But in Margot Livesey's disappointing

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Smoke Bluntly Gets in Your Face

Smoke Bluntly Gets in Your Face By GRAEME WOOD CONTRIBUTING WRITER There is a strong case to made, based on

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Rembrandt in Eyes of Beholder

Rembrandt left behind more self-portraits than any artist before or since. With his new book Rembrandt's Eyes, historian Simon Schama

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Alfred Remembered at Poetry Reading

Friends, colleagues, students and well-wishers gathered Saturday afternoon for a memorial poetry reading to honor William Alfred, Lowell professor of

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Youth Homelessness in the Square
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For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

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Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance