Two local bookstores highlight the uncertainties and often crippling realities of two diverging approaches to combating the pandemic's effects.
Only halfway through the text is it confirmed that Kazu, the protagonist of Yu Miri’s novel “Tokyo Ueno Station,” is, indeed, dead.
The descriptions of the settings are beautifully written, giving readers vivid imagery of the glitz and gore of gang-run Shanghai, perfectly accentuating the story.
Interspersed between many paragraphs that studiously observe the intricate wonders of self-recording are photographs of the creators themselves in their musical habitats.
In K-Ming Chang’s debut novel “Bestiary,” characters are defined not by their given names but by their surreal, otherworldly qualities.
Alex Meriwether of the Harvard Book Store Talks about Community and Running a Local Bookstore in a Pandemic
The Harvard Crimson interviewed the General Manager of the Harvard Bookstore, Alex Meriwether, about running an independent bookstore amid the pandemic.
In DeLillo’s story, there is but a single moment of realism slipping through the cracks of catastrophe. While our main characters fumble for purpose in a dark world, a lone woman still goes out for her run.