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‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf’ Revives the Fantasy Genre with Untamed Imagination

While “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” may not redefine fantasy, its psychedelic twist on African mythology brings fresh flavor to a genre that is dominated by medieval European influences.

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5 Books To Pick Up This Spring

“The Source of Self-Regard” a must read for the year.

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‘Bicycle in a Ransacked City: An Elegy’ Is A Heartbreaking and Youthful Confession

Titled “Bicycle in a Ransacked City: An Elegy,” Andres Cerpa's first collection of poetry has much to elegize: a father, a place, a family, a childhood.

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All’s Fair in Love and War: 5 Books For Valentine’s Day

Contributing writer Rukmini Ganesh suggests five books for your Valentine's Day!

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Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Draws Protesters at Brattle Theatre Talk

Howard Schultz — the former CEO of Starbucks — visited Cambridge to promote his book “From the Ground Up: A Journey to Reimagine the Promise of America.” The demonstration was part of a “coordinated effort across the country” by local chapters of Indivisible — a liberal grassroots organization — to oppose Shultz.

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‘Golden Child’ Fails to Shine

This novel could have offered so much, but failed to deliver.

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Donor’s Collection of Children’s Literature Sparks Houghton Library Renovations to Increase Accessibility

Houghton Library will undergo significant changes beginning this fall as part of a year-long renovation project designed to increase accessibility to the building, which houses Harvard’s rare manuscripts and books.

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‘You Know You Want This’ Offers Shock Value — But Not Much Else

Roupenian insists that we want this, we know we want this. But is it too much to ask for a little bit more?

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‘The Clockmaker’s Daughter’ Not Worth Your Time

With so much promise, “The Clockmaker’s Daughter” failed to live up to expectations, instead delivering a story that was not worth the time to read.

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‘Unsheltered’ Refuses to Shelter Us from Today’s Harsh Realities

Unsheltered” falters only in moments where its message is perhaps too clear.

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Top 10 Books of 2018

The Crimson Arts Board presents its book favorites of the year, from "Feel Free" to "Well-Read Black Girl."

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Portrait of an Artist: Edith Scott Saavedra

Edith E. Scott Saavedra ’80 has recently released a bilingual historical novel entitled “The Lamps of Albarracín/Los candiles de Albarracín.”

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The Ivy

"The Ivy" is a young adult series about the life of a Harvard freshman. The first book was written by Lauren E. Kunze '08 when she was a senior at the College.

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‘Bridge of Clay’ Doesn’t Live Up To Expectations

Zusak fans eagerly awaiting another hard-hitting historical fiction novel should be prepared to be disappointed by his newest novel.

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‘My Sister, The Serial Killer’: A Fun But Flawed Twist on the Femme Fatale Genre

“My Sister, The Serial Killer” is a strong debut by Braithwaite, an author who understands her audience and writes evocative, but relatable prose.

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