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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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On Monday, April 3, the Boston Red Sox will open their season playing the Pittsburgh Pirates at 2:05 pm at Fenway Park. On Tuesday, April 4, author Bill James will give the Silas Peirce lecture at 6 pm in the BU Law Auditorium. His topic: “The Arts & Sciences of Baseball.” I invited Bill to […] Read More