Crimson staff writer

Larissa G. Barth

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From Our Bookshelves: The Forest of Wool and Steel

As a pianist and lover of words, I treasure the tender, poetic prose and imagery of "The Forest of Wool and Steel;" as a Harvard student, I value its remedial guidance for how to maneuver through some of Harvard’s greatest challenges.

'Fickle Game' Retrospective: Amber Run is Haunted and Haunting

“Fickle Game” is a desperate outcry against the disorienting absurdity and impermanence of life, a haunted yearning for stability and control, a solitary search for meaning. How, then, shall we play this fickle game?

Larissa Pham’s ‘Pop Song’ Review: A Distressing Memoir about Delusive Coping Strategies

While the "Pop Song" should be applauded for its poetic prose, intelligence, and raw honesty that will certainly resonate with young readers grappling with hurtful experiences, Pham’s vulnerability borders on trauma porn.