Author Archives: Bookworm

Nurturing critical consciousness in schools

In their new book, Schooling for Critical Consciousness: Engaging Black and Latinx Youth in Analyzing, Navigating, and Challenging Racial Injustice (Harvard Education Press, 2020), authors Scott Seider, an associate professor in the BC Lynch School of Education and Human Development, … Continue reading

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Ask Peter Kreeft

BC Professor of Philosophy Peter Kreeft is a prolific author who has given thousands of  lectures across the country. In his new book, he has gathered together the most interesting questions he has been asked at these events, paired with … Continue reading

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A daughter’s journey to acceptance

A memoir by Boston College alumna Suzanne Maggio tells the story of facing difficult truths and finding an unexpected path to unconditional love following the death of her mother from Alzheimer’s disease. Maggio, who earned a bachelor’s degree in English, … Continue reading

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Debut short story collection

BC alumna Lynne Spigelmire Viti has published her first short story collection, titled Going Too Fast (Finishing Line Press, 2020). Viti presents interlocking stories of women coming of age in the 1960s and 1970s in Baltimore and New York, as … Continue reading

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Biography of James Martin, S.J.

Thanks to his appearances on television with talk show host Stephen Colbert, his Twitter following of more than a quarter of a million people, and his bestselling books, James Martin, S.J., may be the most recognized Catholic priest in the … Continue reading

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New from Mike Lupica

In his latest book for tweens and teens, Strike Zone (Philomel Books, 2019), Mike Lupica tells the story of 12-year-old baseball prodigy Nick Garcia, the dreams he has about playing professional ball and worries he has for his sick sister … Continue reading

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Goodness and mercy in Toni Morrison’s writings

International Studies Visiting Assistant Professor Mara Willard is one of the editors of a new book exploring the writings of Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, who died earlier this year. Goodness and the Literary Imagination (University of … Continue reading

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