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Grad school from your couch

Simmons grads Kristin Cashore, Deborah Kaplan, Rebecca Rabinowitz, and Amy Stern recorded their living-room discussion of E. Lockhart’s The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks. Watch and learn. It’s making me remember the scene–also a living room– in 1978 where I had to present my senior thesis to all the other graduating English majors and our  senior seminar professor, the late and great Beverle Houston, who asked “Who’s next? Roger? On Gertrude Stein? Perfect, who’s got some grass?” I, um, took a deep breath and began.

Kristin, by the way, will also be signing her new novel Bitterblue at the Harvard Book Store this Thursday, May 31st. (Doesn’t this May seem to have had like eleven weeks in it?)

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