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Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.

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Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

Archaeology of Food

Auden At Work

Recapturing the Oval Office: New Historical Approaches to the American Presidency

After the Wrath of God: AIDS, Sexuality, and American Religion

Mexico’s Cold War: Cuba, the United States, and the Legacy of the Mexican Revolution

My Dear BB: The Letters of Bernard Berenson and Kenneth Clark, 1925-1959

The Particularistic President: Executive Branch Politics and Political Inequality

Livy’s Political Philosophy: Power and Personality in Early Rome

Against Self-Reliance: The Arts of Dependence in the Early United States

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