What is alien gender? How does the Otherworld express being Othered? In this course, we'll explore questions of gender and sexuality in speculative fiction, moving beyond Ursula LeGuin's classic The Left Hand of Darkness. This class will take a two-pronged approach to understanding the relationship between the queer and the weird, including discussions of writing […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store, the Harvard University Division of Science, and the Cabot Science Library welcome theoretical physicist and celebrated science writer SEAN CARROLL for a discussion of his latest book, Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime. About Something Deeply Hidden Already hailed as a masterpiece, Something Deeply Hidden shows for the […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes JAMI ATTENBERG—bestselling author of The Middlesteins and All Grown Up—for a discussion of her anticipated new novel, All This Could Be Yours. She will be joined in conversation by acclaimed local writer LAURA VAN DEN BERG. About All This Could Be Yours “If I know why he is the way he […]Find out more »
This event will be in conversation with Jenn De Leon, author of Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From. Serena, Frankie, Raffa, and Nat collide and break apart like pool balls to come back together in an imagined post-divorce future. Homeless Men is the collective story of women whose lives careen back into the past, to […]Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.