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Boston Book Festival Announces Full List of Presenters for 2017

Organizers of the Boston Book Festival announced their full presenter lineup today, which will include more than 200 authors across all genres. Local foodies will be […]

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Boston Book Festival Announces List of 2017 Presenters

Sure, it’s 75 degrees out and humid as heck, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start thinking about one of autumn’s best events: […]

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Photos from the 2016 Boston Book Festival

The Boston Book Festival was held for its eighth year on a beautiful fall Saturday this past weekend in Copley Square. Attendees read, listened, debated, and learned from […]

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Checking in with Colson Whitehead at the Boston Book Festival

As a child, Colson Whitehead believed that the Underground Railroad was a real “subway beneath the earth.” In his new novel, The Underground Railroad, he […]

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Lindy West, Luvvie Ajayi, and Moira Weigel Are ‘Super Women’ at the Boston Book Festival

On Saturday, Bostonians were treated to a vibrant discussion of modern feminism, as Lindy West, Luvvie Ajayi, and Moira Weigel took the stage for a […]

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Emma Donoghue, Tom Perrotta, and Maria Semple Kick Off the 2016 Boston Book Festival

The 2016 Boston Book Festival officially began Friday night with a kickoff session covering the range of experiences its panel of authors had taking their books […]

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Sarah Glidden Discusses Rolling Blackouts, Comics Journalism

The question of what role the media plays in the 21st century is under constant examination. Is it ever possible to create truly objective journalism? […]

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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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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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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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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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Here’s What You Missed at the 2015 Boston Book Festival

At the 2015 edition of the Boston Book Festival, which unfolded at Copley Square over the weekend, more than 150 authors, both world-renowned and up-and-coming, tackled […]

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A Guide to the 2015 Boston Book Festival

The Boston Book Festival always brings the literary oomph to Beantown, and this year is no exception. Alas, the ticketed keynote events featuring Margaret Atwood […]