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From Our Bookshelves: 'Dear Mr. Henshaw'

Beverly Cleary's 1983 novel, "Dear Mr. Henshaw" is strikingly relatable to the post-pandemic reader as it details a life gripped by loneliness and isolation.

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The Converging Pasts of Leslie Epstein

Leslie Epstein spoke with The Harvard Crimson about his latest project, "Hill of Beans" a novel situated in Epstein's own familial history of 1940s Hollywood.

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From Our Bookshelves: ‘Cemetery of Forgotten Books’ Series

A personal essay on the “Cemetery of Forgotten Books” series. Set in twentieth-century Barcelona, the novels weave through an intricate web of stories spanning generations.

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‘The Stone Loves the World’ Review: Hall Proves the Power of Family

"The Stone Loves the World" is a charming, expansive, meandering novel that explores love and humanity through the binary of arts and sciences.

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‘Later’ Review: Stephen King’s Newest Novel Is a Confused Disappointment

Stephen King's latest novel, "Later," showcases an appealing premise, but falls short of delivering anything worth reading.

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‘A Promised Land’ Review: A Reminder of What It Means to Be American

“A Promised Land” outlines Obama’s concerns for the future of politics, as well as his cautious optimism for the future of the United States and the world.

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Parachutes

Parachutes is Kelly Yang's debut young adult novel exploring themes of immigration, wealth, friendship, and trauma.

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Kelly Yang

Kelly Yang is a best-selling author and alumna of the Harvard Law School.

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Portrait of an Artist: Walter Isaacson on Jennifer Doudna, CRISPR, and Transforming Humanity

The Harvard Crimson talks with Walter Isaacson about his latest biography, detailing the life of revolutionary gene-editing scientist, Jennifer Doudna.

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‘Homo Irrealis’: Aciman on the Poetry and Metaphysics of Human Time

In André Aciman's latest book, “Homo Irrealis,” draws on everything from film to poetry, illustrating the way he conceives of his own work in particular and of art in general.

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"Homo Irrealis" Cover Art

Cover Art for André Aciman's newest book, "Homo Irrealis."

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‘Sophomores’ Review: Three Promising But Distinctly Separate Novels Jammed Into One

Sean Desmond centers his new novel “Sophomores” on a highly dysfunctional family, struggling to remain afloat through a crumbling marriage, an unexpected lay-off, and a battle with addiction.

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‘Klara and the Sun’ Review: Kazuo Ishiguro’s Shining Ode to Love

Kazuo Ishiguro's dystopian novel, "Klara and the Sun," reveals truths about memory, identity, and mortality through the robotic eyes of its protagonist.

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‘Great Circle’ Review: Soaring Storylines Brought Down to Earth With Beautiful Prose

Unbelievably expansive both in setting and scope, "Great Circle" by Maggie Shipstead features a dynamic cast of characters from the past and present.

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