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‘Sugar Work’ Review: Marya’s Debut Is an Ode to Motherhood

“Sugar Work,” author Katie Marya’s first full-length poetry collection, offers a vivid exploration of topics such as sex, motherhood, religion, and divorce.

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In ‘Imaginary Peaks,’ Katie Ives ’99 Explores More than Just Mountaineering

Well-researched and equally well-written, “Imaginary Peaks” is a compelling read, both for experienced mountaineers and for those that have yet to attempt their first climb.

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Houghton Library Presents New Exhibition on Animal Anthropomorphism

After remaining closed for nearly two years, Houghton Library premiered its exhibition “Animals Are Us” — which explores the use of animal anthropomorphism in literature — to the public this semester.

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‘Museum of Objects Burned by the Souls in Purgatory’ Review: Jeffery Thomson Brings Dead Art to Life

Imagine a museum containing a carbonite statue of Han Solo, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and a Costa Rican beach. This is the museum that Jeffery Thomson curates in this collection.

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‘You Better Be Lightning’ Review: Andrea Gibson Explores Love in the Real World

"You Better Be Lightning" exemplifies why Gibson is one of today’s premier poets, capable of moving readers through scenes of what life — and love — is actually like in the real world.

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“July” Review: Ossip Deftly Analyzes Womanhood in Modern America

Through the lens of a road trip from Minnesota to Florida, Kathleen Ossip’s “July” represents a candid and fearless portrait of the author’s voyage into the very heart of her nation.

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‘Beautiful World, Where Are You’ Review: Rooney’s Third Novel Delivers a Timely Message About Hope

Critically acclaimed author Sally Rooney's latest novel "Beautiful World, Where Are You" follows four friends as they navigate through Rooney-esque issues of maturity in the modern world.

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‘In the Lateness of the World’ Review: A Meditative Journey through Thought and Time

While they don’t tell a single story, the individual poems that make up “In the Lateness of the World” take the reader on a meditative journey.

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‘You Belong Here Now’ Review: A Casual Read Lacking a Touch of Detail

In the end, “You Belong Here Now” is a novel that suffers from a paradox of complexity: at times too simple, and at others too complicated.

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‘We Run The Tides’ Review: An Exploration into the Dangers of Coming-of-Age

“We Run The Tides” is, at its core, a coming-of-age story, and in many ways stays true to the genre.

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‘My Year Abroad’ Review: The Wisdom of Aimlessness

At its best, the novel is an artful reminder that wanderlust is often just a masked desire to return home.

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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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