Author Zadie Smith speaks on delight of world building and exploration

The Athenaeum welcomed novelist Zadie Smith and her many fans this past Wednesday, with professor Chloe Martinez conducting the interview.

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Nobel Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro captivates audience at Scripps Presents collaboration

Winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in literature, Kazuo Ishiguro spoke at Scripps Presents on March 4. to discuss his most recent novel “Klara and the Sun,” his past career as a musician and his tendency to write about “ordinary” people.

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Read it and weep: The paradox of illness narratives

Nina Potischman PO ’21 critiques Sarah Manguso’s “The Two Kinds of Decay” and the need to extract meaning from experiences of chronic illness.

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