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Fellow classics concentrators Sam Beck ’16 (left) and E.E. Cummings ’15



What one undergraduate learned


Gary Bellow

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Gary Bellow and the work of the Law School’s Legal Services Center

November-December 2017

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Anne Fadiman ’74 recalls her father, Clifton, in an excerpt from The Wine Lover’s Daughter

November-December 2017

Maureen Freely

Photograph by Andre Avanessian

Maureen Freely ’74, longtime translator of Orhan Pamuk, shares the nuances of bringing a text from one language to another.

November-December 2017

Kaey Nakae, of the champion Santa Barbara Condors, gets “totally horizontal,” exhibiting the Ultimate form David Gessner admired.
Photograph by Tom Kennedy

Recent books with Harvard connections

November-December 2017

Stephanie Burt, recently named co-editor of poetry at The Nation, in her office at Harvard

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Stephanie Burt ’94 is the kind of poetry critic who provokes anger in other poetry critics.

November-December 2017

Among the nineteenth-century frauds Kevin Young explores are the pseudo-scientific Great Moon Hoax.
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From the Missouri Compromise to the 2016 election, Kevin Young's Bunk takes stock of American hoaxes, con men, and race fantasies.

November-December 2017

Hedden in the northern section of Utah’s Bears Ears National Monument. Behind him are cliffs, or mesas, above Indian Creek.

Photograph by Tim Peterson

A Utah activist reflects on 40 years of land conservation—and what’s coming next.

November-December 2017

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Alumni Association

Harvard seniors help Houses thrive.

November-December 2017