The Observer

When they were young

Fatimah Elzahrah, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2016

Many works of fiction, though they create universes that parallel ours, provide deep insights into the human psyche. "My Brilliant Friend" by Elena Ferrante is one such work. The first of the Neapolitan Novels, "My Brilliant Friend" is a hauntingly honest look at the development of social relationshi...

“Be the lobster”

Nardine Taleb, Contributing Reporter

November 26, 2014

Do you have the courage? This is the question Elizabeth Gilbert, author of "Eat, Pray, Love" and "The Signature of All Things" asked her audience on Monday, Nov. 17 at the Writers Center Stage program, hosted at Tinkham Veale Center. The program invites remarkable authors, poets and journalists...

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