Harvard Book Store welcomes acclaimed professors and authors MICHAEL KEARNS and AARON ROTH for a discussion of their new co-authored book, The Ethical Algorithm: The Science of Socially Aware Algorithm Design. About The Ethical Algorithm Over the course of a generation, algorithms have gone from mathematical abstractions to powerful mediators of daily life. Algorithms have made […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store and Mass Humanities welcome guest editor MAJOR JACKSON and celebrated poets and contributors GAIL MAZUR, DIDI JACKSON, NAUSHEEN EUSUF, and LLOYD SCHWARTZ for a reading from the The Best American Poetry 2019. About The Best American Poetry 2019 Since 1988, The Best American Poetry has been the leading anthology of contemporary American poetry. […]Find out more »
Fungipedia presents a delightful A-Z treasury of mushroom lore. With more than 180 entries--on topics as varied as Alice in Wonderland, chestnut blight, medicinal mushrooms, poisonings, Santa Claus, and waxy caps--this collection will transport both general readers and specialists into the remarkable universe of fungi. Combining ecological, ethnographic, historical, and contemporary knowledge, author and mycologist Lawrence Millman […]Find out more »
Everything has been hidden from Roxanne G.—her birth name, her sister, her family history—until her “boyfriend” tries to ingratiate himself by flying in her estranged mother from Tel Aviv. That visit is the start of a tumultuous journey, in which she first learns about a profoundly disabled sister who lives in a residential community in […]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.