Author Archives: Bookworm

US Catholic recommends Hope

U.S. Catholic magazine recommends Hope: Promise, Possibility, and Fulfillment, a book edited by School of Theology and Ministry faculty members Rev. Richard Lennan and Nancy Pineda-Madrid that features essays on the theology of hope from 16 STM faculty members. The collection of essays … Continue reading

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Poe Returns to Boston

A sculpture of Edgar Allan Poe will be unveiled in Boston on October 5, thanks to the efforts of the Poe Foundation, chaired by Boston College English Professor Paul Lewis. The sculpture, titled Poe Returning to Boston and created by Stefanie Rocknak, will be installed at the … Continue reading

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Intercollegiate Poetry Festival

Betsy Sholl, Maine’s poet laureate from 2006 to 2011, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival taking place at Boston College on Apr. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Yawkey Center. Sholl is the author of … Continue reading

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Jesus

Best-selling author and Jesuit priest James Martin, SJ, has published a new book, Jesus: A Pilgrimage (HarperCollins, 2014), that offers readers a unique look at both the human emotions and divine activities of Jesus. According to the publisher, the book … Continue reading

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The books they love

This semester’s lineup of speakers for BC’s Lowell Humanities Series was stellar. Kudos to Boston College Professor of English Carlo Rotella, director of the Lowell Humanities Series, and his team for organizing the lecture series and Boston College and the Lowell … Continue reading

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Hangout with Boston Strong author

BC alumnus Dave Wedge, an investigative journalist and author of the forthcoming book Boston Strong, will participate in a Google hangout today from  2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Wedge’s book, co-written with New York Times best-selling author Casey Sherman, is a compelling, dramatic non-fiction account … Continue reading

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Happily ever after?

In her first novel, BC alumna Laura Kenyon imagines the “happily ever after” lives of beloved fairy tale princesses, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel and friends. Desperately Ever After has been described as  one part Sex and the City, two parts Desperate … Continue reading

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Jesuit Post book

The bright, young minds that brought the world The Jesuit Post (TJP)–a website featuring commentary from young Jesuits on the intersection of faith and culture–have published a new book of essays titled, The Jesuit Post (Orbis Books). In addition to 20 original … Continue reading

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Poet Spotlight: Spece

In honor of National Poetry Month, BC Bookmarks spotlights BC alumnus Joseph Spece, editor of SHARKPACK Poetry Review and author of the poetry collection Roads. According to Hannah Fries of Orion Magazine: “The language of Joseph Spece is richly musical, at once strange and … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart, who wrote about her traumatic abduction and nine months of captivity in her best-selling memoir My Story (St. Martin’s Press, 2013), will speak at Boston College on Apr. 10 at 7 p.m. in McGuinn Auditorium. Smart’s testimony helped to convict … Continue reading

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