In "Only the Strong," Jabari Asim models the fictional Gateway City after his St. Louis hometown, allowing readers to focus on how an era's broader cultural events affect the people involved.
The state's Senate will need to approve the bill one more time before it can go on to the House. Monday's tally was 37-3; a final vote will be held Tuesday.
The motion did not contain any details on Tsarnaev's legal arguments, saying only that a new trial is "required in the interests of justice."
Internationally renowned painter and sculptor David Aronson was a driving force in the Boston Expressionist scene in the 1940s.