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Scott Stevens

Reading between the lines for love

In celebration of this season of love, Reads writers share some of their favorite works that delve into the human heart and explore the depths of friendship, romance and more.   Audrey Mitchell, Contributing Writer “The Time Traveller’s Wife”  (Audrey Niffenegger) “Had we but world enough, and time…” The first time Clare and Henry meet…

Reads of gratefulness

In the week leading up to Thanksgiving break, Reads beat writers gathered together to share a read they are grateful for having in their lives and to reflect on its significance.   Sofia Schlozman, Contributing Writer (sschloz ‘at’ “If I Should Have a Daughter” by Sarah Kay: For a long time, I thought that…

Falling into an obsessive love with George Eliot

“If youth is the season of hope, it is often so only in the sense that our elders are hopeful about us; for no age is apt as youth to think its emotions, partings and resolves are the last of their kind. Each crisis seems final, simply because it is new.” Halfway through George Eliot’s…

The joy of committing (to memory)

My habit began with Afroman’s beloved masterpiece, “Crazy Rap” (2001). Driving back from Palo Alto with our mistaken love for T4 boba, relishing the sweet wind blowing in on a night out as “basic” Californians, my childhood friend and I decided to play this song as we had done for years on such excursions. Turning…
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