Monthly Archives: October 2012

Choi event postponed

Please note that Susan Choi’s appearance has been postponed until Nov. 29.

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Susan Choi’s newest novel

Author Susan Choi will give a reading from her forthcoming novel on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, Room 305. Choi is the author of The Foreign Student, which won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and American … Continue reading

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Tattoos on the Heart

Father Gregory Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries and author of the bestseller Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion, will share his reflections on community and the sacredness of life through the lens of … Continue reading

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Baratunde Thurston: Race, media & Election 2012

Social commentator Baratunde Thurston, author of the New York Times bestseller How to Be Black, will speak on “Birth Certificates, Fact Checkers and the Art of Negrospotting: A Look at Race, Comedy, and Politics in the 2012 Election” on Oct. … Continue reading

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Spiritual practices: old and new

Catholic Spiritual Practices: A Treasury of Old and New, co-edited by School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Colleen Griffith and Professor Thomas Groome, is the latest title from the award-winning Church in the 21st Century Center Book Series. The volume … Continue reading

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From Rotella: a new book, a NYT book review and two columns

According to a New York Times book review by English Professor Carlo Rotella, Escape Velocity: A Charles Portis Miscellany — a collection of the author’s reporting, essays, short stories and drama– is a worthwhile read for Portis’ fans. Rotella, who also … Continue reading

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Tip @ 100

Boston College is marking the 100th birthday of the late Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill, Jr., a 1936 alumnus who rose from his modest North Cambridge neighborhood to become of one the most powerful figures in American politics, with a special … Continue reading

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