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Love, loss, and the limits of poetry: ‘Once in the West’...

  If Christian Wiman’s life story is a journey, then “Once in the West” is the road map, drawn in a riot of color that...

Alumna wins O. Henry: Genovise’s ‘Irises’ featured in 2016 O. Henry...

  “I am eight weeks in the womb and my life is forfeit.” It is this fragile and powerful sentence that caught the attention of jurors...

‘The Girls’: A Pity Party

  “Poor girls.” The refrain resonates, echoing with regret for generations of victims of circumstance. Simple and elegiac, the central phrase of “The Girls” mourns...

Rahe’s new book spars with typical view of Sparta

Professor of history Paul Rahe’s new book proves that the Spartans deserve more credit for shaping history than the action film “300” gives them. “The...

Culture Corner

What’s the best book you read over the summer?Dutton Kearney, assistant professor of English: “Fobbit” is the best comic war novel since “Catch-22.” Aaron Andrews, junior...