Book columnist Nina Potischman PO ’21 dives into “The Topeka School,” examining its accurate portrayal of high school debate and surface-level ending.
Nina Potischman PO ’21 reflects on her relationship with food, the wellness industry and the effect Christy Harrison’s book “Anti-Diet” had on her life.
Books columnist Anna Solomon PZ ’23 writes about the all-too-relatable feeling of reaching for the remote instead of a book. Read more here.
Nina Potischman ‘PO 21 discusses “The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.” and its titular character, who should be a catchall for fake-deep boys.
Book columnist Anna Solomon PZ ’23 ruminates on Rebecca Mead’s “My Life in Middlemarch” and how we should talk about books.
After a year reading Zadie Smith, book columnist Anna Solomon PZ ’23 concludes that Smith’s writing, in forcing readers to take up another’s perspective, is mandatory quarantine reading.
Book columnist Anna Solomon PZ ’23 praises Ocean Vuong’s “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous” for its regeneration of language.
Book columnist Anna Solomon PZ ’23 reflects on reading Patti Smith’s “Just Kids” and when admiration becomes a desire to emulate.
Book columnist Anna Solomon PZ ’23 discusses how Zoom bookshelf backgrounds have become status symbols in the coronavirus pandemic.
Book columnist Anna Solomon ’23 reflects on Henry Beston’s “The Outermost House” and how it gave her a better sense of place in quarantine.