What We're Reading, Vol. 12

Midway through September, a group of Attic writers discuss what it is they’re reading this month – from campus novels to Book Prize nominees to YA adult novels.

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Favorite Autumn Films to Welcome the Season

As we inch closer to the official start of Autumn, our resident film expert and contributor Zoë G. Burnett shares her favorite films for ushering in the season, including an early review of this year's anticipated adaptation of Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch.

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Discussing The Cult of Donna Tartt

With the highly anticipated release of The Goldfinch film this week, our very own Eliza Campbell and Rachel Tay correspond to discuss the film, as well as the allure of Donna Tartt, her works, and their everlasting presence in our lives.

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Letters to Mother: Children Writing Across the Boundaries of Language and Memory

Cultural writer Rachel Tay turns to Annie Ernaux’s I Remain in Darkness – the most recent of her works to be translated into English – and Ocean Vuong’s On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous to consider a genre of writing about mothers that transgresses the boundaries of language and memory.

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Travel Through the Pages: New England

As we head into autumn, Travel Through the Pages comes with us! In this month’s entry, Sam Cohen takes us to Boston and New England for the best autumnal reads, films, and art.

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What We're Watching, Vol. 5

With a new season coming and autumn shows to anticipate, we’re discussing our favorite watches of the recent weeks.

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How to Deal With Academic Failure in Eight Steps (Starting By Not Calling It Failure)

Attic writer and art historian Milena Le Fouillé addresses academic failure and the distresses that come with it and offers eight steps to help get over it.

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How to Dress Like Sally Albright in When Harry Met Sally

In our latest “How to Dress,” Culture Editor turns to the iconic Sally Albright in Nora Ephron’s When Harry Met Sally to find fashion inspiration for early autumn (and let’s face it, every slightly cool moment of the year).

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My First Scottish Summer: An Outfit Retrospective on Autumn Eve

As the summer season comes to an end, Rory Mara takes a look back at her first summer in Scotland, where rain jackets, dark florals, and jeans reign supreme rather than the sundresses of her native Southern Italy.

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Travel Through the Pages: The South

Closing out the summer chapter of our travel series, Creative Director Raquel Reyes brings us to her Southern home, sharing the films, books, music, and art that have shaped her love of the region.

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A Room of Want’s Own: Brief Comments on Female Desire in Three Summer Reads (and One Excellent British Tragicomedy)

Writer Rachel Tay explores the topic of female desire in three of the summer’s most popular and poignant reads – Mona Awad’s Bunny, Lara William’s Supper Club, and Lisa Taddeo’s Three Women – before turning to Phoebe Waller-Bridge and the phenomenon that was and is Fleabag.

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Sunday Strolls, Vol. 6: Annecy, France

Languoring in the final days of summer, we take a special nostalgic Sunday Strolls to the Alpine town of Annecy, France, where Olivia, Raquel, and Rory spent a day touring one year ago.

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