Monthly Archives: April 2012

Inaugural Chautauqua Prize winner

College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program faculty member Andrew Krivak’s novel The Sojourn, already a 2011 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction, has been named the inaugural winner of  the Chautauqua Prize, a new national literary prize that celebrates … Continue reading

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Scholzman’s book honored

Voice and Equality: Civic Voluntarism in American Politics, co-written by Moakley Professor of Political Science Kay L. Schlozman, has been named winner of the 2012 American Association for Public Opinion Research Book Award, which recognizes influential books that have stimulated … Continue reading

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Defending Jacob

Defending Jacob, a legal thriller by author and Boston College Law alumnus William Landay, has been burning up the best sellers lists. The story is about an assistant district attorney whose life is shaken when his 14-year-old son is accused … Continue reading

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Literary Boston in 1860

Brenda Wineapple, the author of White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, will discuss On the Brink of War – Literary Boston in 1860 on Apr. 11 at 7 p.m. in Devlin 101. White Heat was … Continue reading

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A book review by Kearney

Author and Boston College Seeling Professor of Philosophy Richard Kearney has published a review in the Irish Times of Thinking the Twentieth Century by Tony Judt. He writes: “It is a book of conversations. Conducted during the final months of … Continue reading

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