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Rebecca A. Schuetz

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Wolitzer Discusses Modern Gender Dynamics

In author Meg Wolitzer’s latest novel, “The Uncoupling,” the women in an American town begin to lose interest in their men after a local high school performs Aristophanes’ “Lysistrata,” a comedy featuring a revolt instigated by women.

‘Kornel Esti’ an Ingenious, Wild Romp Through Hungary

Throughout Kornel’s stories and the narrator’s recollections, the beautiful is juxtaposed with irritation, boredom, and violence; Kosztolányi favors sweeping statements with fanciful specifics.

Harvard's First Rube Goldberg Day

VIDEO: Dynamo hosts students from Harvard and MIT in its first ever Rube Goldberg competition. Within a four hour time limit, the students used the items at hand in order to see who could create the most impressive machine that could pop a balloon in the tradition of the famous cartoonist, Rube Goldberg. Here is the winning result.

Barre None Preview

The Harvard Ballet Company gives a preview of their upcoming show, Barre None, featuring works by George Balanchine, Peter Pucci, and student choreographers. The show will be performed at the New College Theater on November 5th at 8pm as well as on November 6th at 2 and 8pm.

Specialty Bookstores in the Square

VIDEO: The oft-overlooked specialty bookstores in Harvard Square have stories beyond their bookshelves. Ifeanyi A. Menkiti of Grolier Poetry Bookshop and Dean W. Hunt of Schoenhof's Foreign Books point out what makes their shops unique.