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Cover: Learning a New Land: Immigrant Students in American Society, from Harvard University Press

Learning a New Land: Immigrant Students in American Society

Carola Suárez-Orozco, Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, and Irina Todorova

Cover: How Infants Know Minds, from Harvard University Press

How Infants Know Minds

Vasudevi Reddy

Cover: The Race between Education and Technology, from Harvard University Press

The Race between Education and Technology

Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz

Cover: What Children Need, from Harvard University Press

What Children Need

Jane Waldfogel

Cover: Medicating Children: ADHD and Pediatric Mental Health, from Harvard University Press

Medicating Children: ADHD and Pediatric Mental Health

Rick Mayes, Catherine Bagwell, and Jennifer Erkulwater

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Capital and Ideology, by Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer, from Harvard University Press

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Jacket: The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, by Anthony Abraham Jack, from Harvard University Press

Book Club Spotlight: The Privileged Poor

As students around the world deliberate their options for further education, only made more challenging in a pandemic, we’re reminded that getting in is only half the battle. In The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, Anthony Abraham Jack asks how—and why—do disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges? What can schools can do differently if these students are to thrive? As back to school season begins, we spoke to two university book clubs that read and discussed The Privileged Poor this summer.