The author’s 1944 debut novel, recently republished by New York Review Books, is a romantic look into a bygone era, but what’s truly striking is how much of this fictional...
The first-ever Roxbury Poetry Festival will take place Saturday, June 5. The hybrid event will feature workshops, readings, an in-person outdoor poetry slam and a femme rap concert.
Bajpai writes characters with families and cultural traditions that she yearned to see represented in literature as a young person.
The festival returns May 13-16 with more than 50 events and will bring to light reflections on resilience and elegies that reckon with social injustice.
Film critic Michael Koresky's new book is about how the movies we share with our loved ones can help us better understand people we’ve known our entire lives.
Set in 1660s Boston, the novel is smartly wrapped in large ideas, like how women must subversively navigate a society in which they have little power, and what a justice...
Debut novelist J. H. Gelernter’s book leans heavily on its influences but nevertheless manages to chart its own course to a satisfying conclusion, says literature writer Michael Patrick Brady.
With topics ranging from magical cults to internal superhuman strength, ARTery literature writer Katherine Ouellette has selected novels that remind us how much we all have in common.
Equal parts ghost and love story, "Home Is Not A Country" breaks open what it means to lose home and find it again.
Dr. Seuss Enterprises tells The Associated Press in a statement on the author and illustrator's birthday that the books portray people in ways that are hurtful. It says the decision...
“The bulk of this memoir chronicles her intellectual journey to discover how we are changed by the technology we build and depend on,” writes Julie Wittes Schlack.
The film serves as the backdrop for a bawdy espionage adventure boasting an all-star cast of world leaders and movie industry icons, with the fate of the free world hanging...
The novel begins and ends during a political inferno of a week -- the 2018 Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearings -- and how this corrosive omnipresence has complicated the relationship...
The multitalented author, journalist and editor pioneered horror, science fiction and fantasy writing at the turn of the 20th century. To elevate awareness of Hopkins in the 21st century, two...
In her coming-of-age book “Fat Chance, Charlie Vega,” Maldonado wants to send the message that everyone deserves to be the hero of their own story.
The fourth installment in the series, “BODY,” is a commentary of how the healthcare industry does not always treat Black and brown bodies with care, especially queer and trans bodies.
With Gorman's inaugural poem "The Hill We Climb," a group of local students saw a peer brave enough to speak steadily and confront the country at such a pivotal time.
One man's path to putting cigarettes in the rearview mirror, with help from CDs and books.
Author Charles Wheelan’s book follows a nine-month, global grand tour with his wife and their three children.
Featuring works by New England authors, these 10 titles will transport you to other worlds while we all eagerly await our turns for the COVID-19 vaccine.