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Susan Cain

Susan Cain

Photograph by Robert Adam Mayer

Alumni

Susan Cain foments the “Quiet Revolution.”

2.9.17

Before writing anything down, Robert Kyr composes his works—music and text—“internally,” he says, from start to finish.

Photograph by Kelly James Photography

Composer Robert Kyr embraces love, peace, and nature.

March-April 2017

Portrait of Elif Batuman

Elif Batuman

Photograph by Beowolf Sheehan

Elif Batuman’s novel The Idiot reflects on her Harvard freshman year.

March-April 2017

Archaic Paestum—the “beginning” of beauty

Archaic Paestum—the “beginning” of beauty
Photograph by iStock

Probing the primal drives of a landmark architect

March-April 2017

Documentarian Kent Garrett ’63 returned to Harvard last fall for a screening of his work.

Documentarian Kent Garrett ’63 returned to Harvard last fall for a screening of his work.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

 

How Black Journal raised the country's consciousness, and opened Kent Garrett's eyes to television's potential

March-April 2017

Justice Stephen Breyer

Justice Stephen Breyer

Photograph by Jim Harrison

The optimistic project of Justice Stephen Breyer

March-April 2017

Henry Knowles Beecher, 1950

Henry Knowles Beecher, 1950.

Photograph by Yale Joel/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

Brief life of a late-blooming ethicist: 1904-1976

March-April 2017

Susan Cain

Susan Cain

Photograph by Robert Adam Mayer

Susan Cain foments the “Quiet Revolution.”

March-April 2017

Reflecting on Harvard’s role in the Trump administration   

2.6.17