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Rudy Ruiz

Rudy Ruiz

Photograph courtesy of Rudy Ruiz

Arts

Author Rudy Ruiz carries on his Mexican-American family’s storytelling tradition.

12.7.21

Illustration showing U.S. flag pulled different directions by an oligarch and ordinary citizens

Illustration by Robert Neubecker

Liberals must learn from conservatives how to interpret the Constitution in all its dimensions.

January-February 2022

Portrait of Harvard Law professor and author Randall Kennedy

Randall Kennedy’s essays address “complex and messy” social and racial issues.

Photograph by Atephanie Nitchel/HPAC

Recent books with Harvard connections

January-February 2022

Rudy Ruiz

Rudy Ruiz

Photograph courtesy of Rudy Ruiz

Author Rudy Ruiz carries on his Mexican-American family’s storytelling tradition.

January-February 2022

World War II domestic propaganda posters urge civilian compliance with rationing

As domestic posters suggest, civilian compliance with World War II constraints was neither automatic nor universal.

Public Domain

Elizabeth Samet, of West Point, reinterprets the American understanding of World War II.

January-February 2022

Photo of anti-vaccination protest, Los Angeles, October 12, 2021

October 12, 2021: protesting the Los Angeles Unified School District’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate

Hans Gutknecht/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images

Steven Pinker on rationality

January-February 2022

Portrait of Donald Hall 2014

Donald Hall in 2014

Photograph by Maundy Mitchell

Donald Hall, chronicler of life

January-February 2022

Stuart Little holding a hat and cane

Stuart Little, with hat and cane. The idea of a mouse being "born" into a human family proved controversial in 1945. In later additions, he merely "arrived."

Photograph courtesy of Houghton Library; Illustration by Garth Williams

“Animals Are Us” contextualizes Houghton’s new treasures.

11.24.21

The staircase inside of Harvard COOP

The main staircase inside the renovated Harvard COOP, with updated signage.

Photograph by Kristina DeMichele/Harvard Magazine

Adapting to new conditions—but books are still a “core business”

10.27.21