Crimson staff writer

Julia J. Hynek

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Harvard Authors Spotlight: Elif Batuman

The plentiful insights in her published writings are reflective of her inquisitive nature, but a short interaction with the author reveals that she is also a lifelong learner — still as curious about humanity and society as ever.


'Yerba Buena' Review: Understated, Bittersweet, Brilliant

“Yerba Buena” is a mature novel through and through. LaCour demonstrates remarkable agility in retaining the more favorable aspects of young adult fiction while also taking the story to new depths.


‘The Just and the Blind’ Review: A Display of Art as Resistance

Shakur’s words remind us that throughout the history of Black subjugation and oppression, the ability of love to persevere within communities was an act of resistance, and the fostering of something beautiful against all odds.