Best of Boston

Best Book

1999 Best Book

<em>The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon</em>

Talk about the Curse. Shortly after the book came out this spring, Gordon had his record consecutive-save streak snapped, then blew out his arm. As […] read more»
1989 Best Book, New

<em>Vanished</em>, by Mary McGarry Morris

This hard and heartbreaking story of the itinerant life of a simpleminded man, a sexually abused woman, and a child they have kidnapped was written […] read more»
1988 Best Book, Sports

<em>48 Minutes</em>, by Bob Ryan and Terry Pluto

An insiders’ look at the National Basketball Association. read more»
1987 Best Book, Sports

<em>One Strike Away</em> by Dan Shaughnessy

The Globe‘s baseball writer gets inside the 1986 season effectively. read more»
1980 Best Book

A Book for Boston

The city’s finest writers pay homage. read more»
1978 Best Book, About Boston

<em>The Philadelphia Story</em>

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1977 Best Book, About Boston

The Boston Money Tree

The Boston Money Tree, by Russell Adams. How the founding families made their fortunes and what they did with them: well-researched and fascinating. Thomas Cromwell, […] read more»
1976 Best Book, Publisher

David Godine Press

Boston
In a world of quickie books and runaway cost-cutting, Godine remains one of the few houses with a commitment to uncompromised quality. read more»
1976 Best Book, Sports, Local

El Tiante

A probing and well-written portrait which humanizes the Red Sox myth. read more»