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Your Guide to the 2016 Boston Book Festival

The Boston Book Festival is back, with a kickoff event on Friday (a discussion of film adaptations with a trio of ringers: Tom Perrotta, Emma […]

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Alan Cumming’s Book Tour Stops in Cambridge This Weekend

Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor Alan Cumming is making a trip to Cambridge this week in support of his new book You Gotta Get […]

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Atlas Obscura Offers a Reference Book for Wonder Seekers

One seriously worldly, unusual and vast reference book, called Atlas Obscura, was released on September 20. Its densely packed 470 pages features maps and photos […]

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Session Details Announced for 2016 Boston Book Festival

The Boston Book Festival has released details on the sessions it’ll be offering next October. While information about presenters has been coming out for a […]

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Bruce Springsteen to Wrap Up Born to Run Book Tour in Cambridge

The Boss won’t be taking much of a break after his “The River” tour concludes at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday. Bruce Springsteen plans to quickly […]

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Ben Mezrich

The prolific Boston author trades the world of Ivy League intrigue for UFO hunting.

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21 New Books to Read This Fall

September Mischling by Affinity Konar  Twin girls try to survive their time at Auschwitz, but one of them disappears. The remaining one teams up with another […]

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Susan Faludi Talks In the Darkroom

Cambridge’s Susan Faludi, who will take the stage as the Boston Book Festival’s memoir keynote speaker in October, has earned the distinction of being one […]

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Kelly Link Announced As Boston Book Festival One City One Story Author

If you’re one of the many fans of Massachusetts author Kelly Link’s slightly-eerie-but-always-delightful short stories, you’re about to feel pretty proud of one of your favorite […]

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Elizabeth Warren Appears in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

It’s a busy time for Harry Potter fans. Between the upcoming premiere of the movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the accompanying stories about […]

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Get Your Wizard on at These Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Events in Boston

The world will once again be taken over by Harry Potter mania when Harry Potter and the Cursed Child debuts this weekend. As the official […]

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More Boston Book Festival 2016 Presenters Announced

The 2016 Boston Book Festival continues to line up an impressive array of presenters. After an initial group featuring Susan Faludi and Frank Gehry, an […]

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Frank Gehry, Tom Perrotta, and More Announced for 2016 Boston Book Festival

The annual October literary extravaganza that is the Boston Book Festival is starting to take shape: We now know who some of the featured presenters […]

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Library of Congress to Honor Stephen King at 2016 National Book Festival

Stephen King is going to Washington. The Library of Congress announced on Tuesday that the famed New England author will be honored at the 2016 […]

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Meet the Boston Public Library’s New President, David Leonard

The Boston Public Library may have gone through a slightly bumpy stretch, between missing artwork and its issues finding a new president, but with newly chosen […]