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Image of plans for Ford’s Michigan Central Park

Rendering courtesy of Mikyoung Kim Design

Arts

Landscape architect Mikyoung Kim’s healing arts

12.6.22

Elif Batuman

Elif Batuman

Photography by Dan Tuffs/Alamy Stock Photo

On Elif Batuman’s fictions

January-February 2023

Conflicting cultures in Africa: “The Missionary burns the House of a Witch,” ca. 1750, from the book, Images on a Mission in Early Modern Kongo and Angola

Conflicting cultures in Africa: “The Missionary burns the House of a Witch,” ca. 1750

Courtesy of the Biblioteca Centrale, Turin, Italy

Recent books with Harvard connections

January-February 2023

A project to help physicians in Ukraine

January-February 2023

Portrait of John Kenneth Galbraith

DeLong’s analysis resembles John Kenneth Galbraith’s (shown 1965) critique of the “affluent society.”

Photograph by Hulton Archive/Getty Images

A sweeping history of society and the economy in the twentieth century

November-December 2022

Late-winter thunderstorm atop snow in New England, February 2014

A thunderstorm atop late-winter snow in New England, February 2014: just the thing to delight “weather nerd” Matthew Cappucci

Photograph by Matthew Cappucci

Recent books with Harvard connections

November-December 2022

Celeste Ng

Celeste Ng

Photograph by Kieran Kesner

“Our Missing Hearts” embodies the author’s hope that storytelling can be an agent of change.

November-December 2022

John Singer Sargent self-portrait, 1892

The public, self-portrayed Sargent, 1892

Public Domain

A revealing new biography of John Singer Sargent

November-December 2022

Book covers for South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation, Punks: New & Selected Poems, and A New Name: Septology VI-VII

The Harvard-affiliated nominees: (from left) South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation by Imani Perry; Punks: New & Selected Poems by John Keene; and A New Name: Septology VI-VII, translated from the Norwegian by Damion Searls

Montage by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine

An historian, a poet, and a translator

10.5.22