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.
The author provides tools for artists to reclaim their intuitive and creative power. The book asks artists to go deeper by honing and fine tuning the act of attentive listening.
Whether you're into nonfiction, fantasy or YA, we've put together this list of books we think would be a good addition to your "To Read" list.
Critic at large Ed Siegel remembers a lively day at the beach with the great spy novelist, who died Saturday.
Taylor, who died last year, worked on his memoir during the last years of his life, relaying his favorite stories to Boston jazz historian and co-author Richard Vacca.
A collaboration with Boston-based true crime writers Casey Sherman and Dave Wedge, the book examines Lennon’s early life, years spent with The Beatles and his projects with Yoko Ono.
Stephen R. Wilk’s book delves into the history of the park’s then state-of-the-art attractions and doesn’t shy away from condemning its large number of racist exhibitions.
A New York woman is honoring her cousin by sending a message in a bottle on an ocean voyage.
Glück is the very first American woman to receive this award for writing poetry since the literature category was established in 1901.
From a guide for change-makers fighting for a just world to a novel about a conniving woman who controls generations of her estranged family, a list of must-read books for...
“So much of ‘Goodfellas’ has been absorbed into popular culture over the past three decades it’s sometimes difficult to remember just how radical -- even dangerous -- it felt back...
The novel tells the story of Kallia, a showgirl who escapes her dark past by entering a competition to prove her worth as a highly-skilled magician.
Here's what our readers recommended for some end-of-summer reading.
The 720-page book follows frustrated film critic B. Rosenberger Rosenberg to the end of civilization and beyond as he attempts to review a movie so enormous he can’t wrap his...
The seemingly all-pervasive melancholy of the day isn't divorced from a sense of affirmation, says critic at large Ed Siegel.
The book is a tribute to her father Ira’s influence on her sense of humor and writing career, framed by his battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.
In Laura van den Berg’s stories, the women are haunted. By menacing husbands, abusive boyfriends, or male strangers who feel entitled to their attention, their bodies, or their inner pain.