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Five Art and Design Books for Your Winter Reading List

Flora-forward interiors, covetable Scandinavian design, and stunning libraries from around the globe.

Arts & Entertainment

When KISS Played Disco and the Rat Rocked: Travel Back in Time with Buy Me, Boston

Set against a background of Brutalist concrete and smoke-stained barrooms, the classic 1973 Boston crime thriller The Friends of Eddie Coyle reveals a city that’s […]

Restaurants

Here’s a First Look at the Mei Mei Cookbook, Coming Winter 2019

Fall temperatures are floating in but the garden still yields a summertime bounty—what better time to make some late-summer comfort food? Lucky, then, that Brookline […]

Home & Property

Five Gorgeous Art and Design Books to Read This Fall

Timeless: Classic American Architecture for Contemporary Living, by Patrick Ahearn From a 17th-century blacksmith’s shop to his own Wellesley Farms cottage, local architect Patrick Ahearn […]

Arts & Entertainment

Seven Beach Reads by (and for) New Englanders

‘Tis the season in New England—beach season, that is. You’ve packed the Polar seltzers in your Lilly Pulitzer cooler, slipped on your Jack Rogers sandals, […]

Ryan Walsh
Arts & Entertainment

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

In 2015, Boston magazine 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
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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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

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 […]

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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
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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
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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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

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: […]

Wellness

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 […]

News

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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

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 […]