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Tiya Miles and Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Tiya Miles (top) and Tomiko Brown-Nagin 

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Arts

Tiya Miles traces a mother and daughter’s story through a cotton sack.

7.21.21

Tiya Miles and Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Tiya Miles (top) and Tomiko Brown-Nagin 

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Tiya Miles traces a mother and daughter’s story through a cotton sack.

7.21.21

Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen

Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

The book covers the first thirty years of the Nobel-prize winning economist’s life.

7.9.21

Screenshot of Sherri Ann Charleston and Annette Gordon-Reed in conversation

Sherri Ann Charleston (left) and Annette Gordon-Reed

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Annette Gordon-Reed discusses her unusually personal book on the holiday.

6.15.21

Illustration of open doors, tied to concept of commitment instead of just seeking opportunities

Photograph by iStock

Pete Davis expands on his Commencement address.

July-August 2021

Photograph of Mao Zedong during what is thought to be the Long March, 1934-1935

Man, myth, party: Mao Zedong during what is thought to be the Long March, 1934-1935, with the army in northern Shaanxi

Photograph by Fototeca Gilardi/Getty Images

The first century of the Chinese Communist Party—and what impends

July-August 2021

Photo of Bonnie Tsui standing on a pier

<p class="caption">For as long as she can remember, Bonnie Tsui has been drawn to the water: “that slide into lovely immersion, that spiraling weightlessness.”</p><p class="credit">Photograph by Lynsay Skiba</p>

In the swim with Bonnie Tsui

July-August 2021

<i>Puck<i> magazine cartoon from 1895 lampooning the income tax

Puck lampoons the income tax, represented by a browbeaten mongrel cowering in front of the U.S. Treasury (1895).

Photograph ©Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images

Tax follies, Thomas Sowell, Donald Hall, and more

July-August 2021

Photograph of earth scientist Andrew Knoll at work in the field

Knoll in the field

Photograph courtesy of Andrew Knoll

Andrew Knoll on the planet’s past—and fraught future

May-June 2021