Booked: Fall 2015 Book Reviews

Booked: Fall 2015 Book Reviews

“Modern Romance” by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg Aziz Ansari, probably best known for his role as Tom Haverford on the fantastic “Parks and Recreation,” declined to write a traditional comedian-celebrity’s memoir with hilarious tales from his life told with his own...
Turandot

Turandot

As a first-time operagoer, I did not know what to expect when I bought a ticket to a highly acclaimed performance of “Turandot.” I thought, hey, this could be a new experience. A two hour show with a little singing and dramatic theatre—could be fun? Well, it turns out...
Viola

Viola

  When I was applying to law schools, I devoted a part of my application essay to how my being an avid violist would make me an excellent candidate for admission. I wrote that I learned to respect other voices and work well in a team by playing the viola in...
The Diva in Me

The Diva in Me

I am a performer. I was only five when I first performed for a large crowd, dancing in the “The Nutcracker” ballet and a traditional Korean dance piece before hundreds of people. I loved every aspect of the performance; I loved the lights, the festivity, and the...