Virtual Radcliffe Book Talks

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Book Talk with Olivia Laing

Olivia Laing is the author of six books of fiction and nonfiction and writer for the New York Times, Guardian, Financial Times, and other publications. Laing’s reading from her new book, Everybody: A Book About Freedom (‎W. W. Norton & Company (2021), will be followed by a discussion with Joey Soloway, Emmy Award-winning creator, writer, producer, and director.

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Book Talk with Meghan O’Rourke

Meghan O’Rourke RI ’15 is an award-winning writer, poet, and editor. In this book talk, O’Rourke will be discussing The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness (Riverhead Books, 2022).

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Book Talk with Miguel Syjuco

Miguel Syjuco RI ’14 is an author, journalist, civil society advocate, and assistant professor of practice, literature and creative writing at New York University Abu Dhabi. This book talk will feature Syjuco’s most recent work, I Was the President’s Mistress!! (‎Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2022).

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Book Talk with Gish Jen

Gish Jen RI ’02 is the award-winning author of Thank You, Mr. Nixon (Knopf, 2022), eight other books, and dozens of short stories and articles. Jen’s reading will be followed by a discussion with Alice Kessler-Harris RI ’02, R. Gordon Hoxie Professor Emerita of American History at Columbia University.

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Book Talk with Anita Hill

This installment in our winter series of Virtual Radcliffe Book Talks will feature Anita Hill, author of Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence (Viking, 2021). Professor Hill is University Professor of Social Policy, Law, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Brandeis University.

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Book Talk with Tomiko Brown-Nagin

This installment in our winter series of Virtual Radcliffe Book Talks features Tomiko Brown-Nagin, dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, who will discuss Civil Rights Queen: Constance Baker Motley and the Struggle for Equality (Pantheon, 2022).

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Our Bodies, Ourselves Book Talk

A discussion of Our Bodies, Ourselves, in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the first edition of the book and in connection with the Schlesinger Library’s collections of the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective records.

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Book Talk with Daniel Carpenter

This installment in our summer series of Virtual Radcliffe Book Talks will feature Daniel Carpenter, author of Democracy by Petition: Popular Politics in Transformation, 1790–1870 (Harvard University Press, 2021). Carpenter is the faculty director of the social sciences at Harvard Radcliffe Institute and the Allie S. Freed Professor of Government in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

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Book Talk with Tiya Miles

This installment in our summer series of Virtual Radcliffe Book Talks will feature Tiya Miles, author of All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake (Random House, 2021). Miles is a Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at Harvard Radcliffe Institute and a professor of history in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

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Book Talk with Clint Smith

This installment in our summer series of Virtual Radcliffe Book Talks will feature Clint Smith, author of How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America (Little, Brown and Company, 2021) and staff writer at the Atlantic.

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