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Finals week is a great time to start thinking about relaxing activities to partake in as soon as exams are over. Reading is one of the most relaxing activities out there, and the New Year will bring new books….

Essays are usually associated with boring assignments teachers give just to annoy you. Usually lengthy with plenty of long words and difficult language, essays are probably not what you consider when looking for your next read. But I argue…

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On Wednesday the winners of the 2016 National Book Awards were announced. The National Book Award was established in 1936 to celebrate the achievements of American novelists, poets, playwrights, historians and biographers. Briefly cancelled during World War II, it…

It is probably safe to assume many people in the English-speaking world know what a library is — a quiet, intoxicatingly musty place that’s unique smells emanate from the precious tomes that line many shelves. While many go to the library to study,…

A grueling run through the wild foothills of Tennessee. Viewing nonexistent or microscopic threads just under skin. Dealing with the aftermath of abortion. What do all these things have in common? Leslie Jamison ties her separate essays neatly together…