Monthly Archives: September 2010

Missing: A grandmother

A new title to add to your TBR pile. . . Missing Lucile: Memories of the Grandmother I Never Knew, a nonfiction book by Suzanne Berne, who teaches in Boston College’s English Department, will be published in October. The author … Continue reading

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What’s your heart calling you to do?

One of the leading voices on personal vocation, John Neafsey, author of A Sacred Voice is Calling: Personal Vocation and Social Conscience, will discuss what it means to hear a call in the heart and respond to vocation by becoming more … Continue reading

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Brilliant

Award-winning author Jane Brox will talk about her latest book, Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light, at the Murray Function Room at 7:00 p.m. on Sept. 28. In Brilliant, Brox traces the fascinating history of human light from the stone … Continue reading

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Love One Another

Love One Another: Catholic Reflections on How to Sustain Marriages Today, the 10th book in the award-winning Church in the 21st Century Center book series, will be officially launched on Sept. 28 at a campus event. The book, edited by … Continue reading

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A priest and the Holocaust

Fr. Patrick Desbois, author of  The Holocaust by Bullets: A Priest’s Journey to Uncover the Truth Behind the Murder of 1.5 Million Jews, will speak at a campus event on Sept. 26 at 4:00 p.m. in Higgins Hall 300. Fr. Desbois, … Continue reading

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Cooking in a melting pot

Chef and author Lynne Christy Anderson lets food do the talking in her new book, Breaking Bread: Recipes and Stories from Immigrant Kitchens, which recounts in loving detail the memories, recipes and culinary traditions of people who have come to the … Continue reading

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Women & the Catholic Church

Book Event 9/23: BC alumna Erika Bachiochi will be on campus Sept. 23 to discuss and sign her book, Women, Sex, and the Church: A Case for Catholic Teaching. The event, starting at 7:30 p.m. in Higgins Hall, room 300, … Continue reading

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Eyewitness to War

Dexter Filkins, a New York Times foreign correspondent, was part of a team of reporters who won a 2009 Pulitzer Prize for coverage of Afghanistan and Pakistan. He won a George Polk award for his coverage of the eight-day assault … Continue reading

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Talk of The Town

Did you know “The Town”–a new movie directed by Ben Affleck– is based on a book by a BC grad? Chuck Hogan, BC Class of 1989, is the author of Prince of Thieves, which is the basis for the new … Continue reading

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Sister Helen

Dead Man Walking author Helen Prejean, CSJ, will speak at Boston College on Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in Robsham Theater. Sister Helen is a Roman Catholic nun whose prison ministry and advocacy against the death penalty have garnered international … Continue reading

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