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Stephen King Is Turning His Home into a Museum and Writer’s Retreat

“I think it disapproved of us at first,” Stephen King wrote in an 1983 essay about his Bangor, Maine abode. “The parlor seemed cold in a way […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Boston Book Festival Has Announced Its One City One Story Selection

While we may still be enjoying the dog days of summer, October’s annual Boston Book Festival isn’t too far off in the distance. As such, […]

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Hotel Commonwealth Will Pick an Up-and-Coming Writer for a Two-Week Residency

Got a killer book idea, but need a little extra push to get things going? Consider this your motivation: Boston’s Hotel Commonwealth is giving away a free […]

Arts & Entertainment

Everything You’ve Read About Harvard’s Winklevoss Twins Is Wrong

I’ve always believed that if the Winklevoss twins didn’t exist in real life, Hollywood would have invented them. As portrayed nearly a decade ago in […]

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The Interview: Historian David McCullough

There’s no such thing as boring history, only boring historians. At least that’s how David McCullough, America’s liveliest historian, sees it. As a yarn-spinner, he’s reintroduced […]

Home & Property

Five Art and Design Books to Add to Your Spring Reading List

1. Interiors: Inside the American Home, introduction by Marc Kristal A house is not a home without handcrafted furniture, custom finishes, and perhaps a few […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]