Ryan Walsh
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When Van Morrison Bunkered Down in Boston: A Conversation with Author Ryan Walsh

In 2015, Boston published an entrancing, nostalgic feature called “Astral Sojourn,” in which author Ryan H. Walsh wrote about a long-neglected moment in rock history. […]

Hunt + Alpine Club's Espresso Martini, Foxy Boxer, and an oyster-eating child from the book Northern Hospitality

A Couple Portland Favorites Are Working on Cookbooks

Even though it’s less than two hours away, we can never get enough of Portland, Maine. Later this year, a new book will bring some […]

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Ben and Tonya Mezrich Release New Children’s Book

Ben Mezrich’s latest publication is a little bit more of a team effort than past books. This time, the Boston-based author, best-known for books such […]


Gail Simmons’ Book Tour Is Coming to Boston

Top Chef judge Gail Simmons has traveled the world, not just for the 15 seasons of the Bravo TV show (the newest, in Denver, premieres […]

Paul and Julia Child, Marseille, 1950

This New Photo Book Is a “Visual Extension” of Julia Child’s Memoir

How Julia Child spent the 1950s in Europe is well-documented—she published Mastering the Art of French Cooking right after that time, for one, and her […]

"Drink Like a Bartender" cover courtesy of Simon & Schuster

Read This Book Before You Order Another Boring Mixed Drink

It wasn’t at a bar, over Manhattans, where the authors of the Drink Like a Bartender solidified their book idea. Instead, it was in somebody’s […]

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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: […]


Tom Brady Is Writing “the Only Book an Athlete Will Ever Need”

Tom Brady is writing what’s sure to be a totally normal, completely attainable, thoroughly researched book revealing the secrets to athletic success, general well-being, and […]


Brian Skerry, Shark Photographer, Wants Us to Stop Ruining the Ocean

Flip through Milford native Brian Skerry’s upcoming book of shark pictures, Shark, and you’ll see dozens of breathtaking images: an Australian Great White smashing its huge body through […]

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Celebrate Pride with the Boston Public Library

Each year the Central Branch of the Boston Public Library has shown support for the Boston Pride celebration by flying pride flags off the McKim […]

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J. Courtney Sullivan Returns to Boston with Saints for All Occasions

Author J. Courtney Sullivan may live in New York, but in her fiction, she’s traveled frequently to New England, from her first novel, Commencement, which […]

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Here’s a Sneak Peek of Springfield’s New Dr. Seuss Museum

You can start counting down the days until you visit the first Dr. Seuss museum on earth—the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss officially opens on […]

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Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page Quietly Visited Jack Kerouac’s Grave in Lowell

Jimmy Page quietly made a visit to Lowell this week, to honor one of the most famous artists from the Mill City. The legendary Led Zeppelin […]

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Dennis Lehane Is Emerson’s 2017 Commencement Speaker

Award-winning author Dennis Lehane will deliver the Emerson College’s commencement address in May, the school announced Wednesday. Lehane, a Dorchester native, has published more than a […]

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ICA Reads Chooses Kindred Adaptation for 2017 Pick

If you’re a fan of graphic novels, comics, or science fiction, ICA Reads, the Institute of Contemporary Art’s “artful book club,” is right up your […]