Author Asako Serizawa explores the small, emotionally resonant nuances of family relationships and tackles larger, more sweeping themes of identity, racism, colonialism and war.
Cambridge writer E. Dolores Johnson tells an eye-opening story of race relations in America through the lens of her own interracial family.
Ottessa Moshfegh has perfected an enervating, claustrophobic style in which complex anti-heroines seek escape through fantasy or delusion, and her latest book continues in this vein.
From memoirs to history to fiction, arts engagement producer Arielle Gray rounded up a selection of books for allies who are ready to do the work to become an anti-racist.
While it might seem likely that larger stores with a larger web presence would take the lead, for the most part, it’s been the smaller, more nimble sellers on Instagram...
The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester is selling one of its two copies of the The Baltimore Patriot & Evening Advertiser, which contains the first known printing of what became...
The novel threads together the stories of three women during three distinctly different eras, yet somehow finds these characters repeating eerily similar refrains.
Authors Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge explore what Bulger’s life on the lam was like and who killed him and why.
Author Maggie Doherty’s book sets out to follow five fellows from Radcliffe Institute for Independent Study, but ends up focusing on the life of Anne Sexton, says ARTery contributor Michael...
The Roxbury bookstore was on the verge of closing, but thanks to a successful GoFundMe campaign, the store is safe for now.
His latest book collects several shorter works that showcase his keen eye for detail and skill in crafting naturalistic dialogue.
The Somerville-based All She Wrote Books offers ways to connect during social distancing and contributor Cathryn Haight has a list of books from women writers with New England ties.
It’s National Poetry Month and as people are forced to stay home, virtual open mics have become one way artists share words and emotions.
Next week, 18-year-old Anya Barrett would have been representing Massachusetts as she competed in the 2020 Poetry Out Loud championship. But the coronavirus put that on hold.
The little-known history of South Asians working in the lumber mills of the Pacific Northwest, on California farms, and fighting in World War I became the inspiration for Reddi’s debut...
April is National Poetry Month, but this one has been like no other before. We asked 10 poets to share what they've been working on during the pandemic and came...
The publishers plan to roll out nonfiction and fiction titles to provide hands-on learning for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and math) subjects.
In her seventh true-crime book, McPhee investigates the crossed connections and alleyways of the Tsarnaev brothers and the U.S. government.
Álvarez’s memoir recounts how a grueling ultramarathon offered a powerful spiritual reckoning with his ancestors, the land and himself.
“There Must Be Happy Endings” is part theatrical analysis, part “coming of artistic age” story.