Author Archives: Bookworm

Saga of the Redeemed continues

Archcriminal Tyvian Reldamar has returned in Dead but Once (Harper Voyager, 2018), Book III of the Saga of the Redeemed series by Boston College graduate Auston Habershaw. The series (Book I: The Oldest Trick and Book II: No Good Deed) follows … Continue reading

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Tellalian Collection

The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College has acquired a rich trove of Coptic textiles, and an extensive library of accompanying volumes, from collectors Donald and Barbara Tellalian of Newton, Mass. The Tellalian Collection—which comprises thirty-four Late Antique/Coptic textiles … Continue reading

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Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergrad Poetry Festival

Students from nearly 20 area colleges and universities, including Boston College senior Walker Halstad, will read their original work at the 2018 Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival, to be  hosted by Boston College today. Halstad, an English major and Hispanic Studies minor … Continue reading

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Life on the farm

The Goats Songs (Univerity of North Texas Press, 2018) by Boston College Associate Professor of English James Najarian, has been awarded the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry. Najarian’s debut collection is inspired by his upbringing on a farm in Pennsylvania and … Continue reading

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Literary landmark’s future

As Boston’s storied Old Corner Bookstore turns 300, BC Professor of English Paul Lewis co-authors an essay with Nathaniel Hawthorne Society President Sandy Hughes in the New England Review of Books, advocating a plan for repurposing the structure, now a home to … Continue reading

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Anna Deavere Smith

Playwright and actor Anna Deavere Smith, who uses her singular brand of theater to highlight issues of community, character, and diversity in America, will present “Notes from the Field” at Boston College’s Robsham Theater on Apr. 11 at 7 p.m.* “Notes … Continue reading

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Rescue and Jessica

In their new children’s picture book, Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship (Candlewick, 2018), authors Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes (a Boston College alumnus) share an inspiring story of a girl and her service dog. Rescue thought he’d grow up … Continue reading

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