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Danielle Allen talks about her latest book, “Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A.,” a memoir of her cousin’s short, troubled life.

How Michael slipped away

In a family memoir, Danielle Allen re-creates the decline and death of her talented, beloved cousin, and some reasons for it



Carol Oja, Harvard’s William Powell Mason Professor of Music, chair of the Music Department, and the Leonard Bernstein Scholar-in-Residence with the New York Philharmonic, was in the midst of researching another book on Bernstein’s work when “I realized there was this whole really fascinating racial history” connected with the first production of "On the Town."

In 1944, Broadway subversion

Young, gifted creators of ‘On the Town’ quietly stirred diversity into their groundbreaking musical, professor recounts



“These days there are fewer and fewer things that money can’t buy,” says Harvard Professor Michael Sandel. But what he wants readers to consider in his new book, “What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets,” is whether there should be limits — and where.

Market dominance

‘Skyboxification’ of American life at issue in Sandel’s latest book