Author Archives: Bookworm

Gore in the Garden

Colleen Shogan‘s mystery series featuring Congressional staffer and amateur sleuth Kit Marshall continues with Gore in the Garden (Epicenter Press, 2019). A high-ranking government official is found at the United States Botanic Garden, and Marshall is asked to investigate. According … Continue reading

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The caretakers

Stephen Paul Sayers, a Boston College alumnus, is a research professor and an author of supernatural thriller/horror fiction. His Caretaker Series debuted last year with the novel A Taker of Morrows (Hydra Publications, 2018). Set in his home state of … Continue reading

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CPA Book Award winners

Publications written or edited by faculty members from the School of Theology and Ministry and the Theology Department are recipients of 2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, including two first-place honors. The Paulist Biblical Commentary (Paulist Press) received a first place award in the … Continue reading

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Faith for the Heart

Renowned author and religious education expert Thomas Groome, a professor in BC’s School of Theology and Ministry, has written a new book “especially for the ‘nones,’ for the ‘spiritual but not religious,’ and for anyone challenged in their faith at … Continue reading

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Clearly

In Make Yourself Clear: How to Use a Teaching Mindset to Listen, Understand, Explain Everything, and Be Understood (Wiley, 2019) co-authors Reshan Richards and Stephen J. Valentine, a BC graduate, apply lessons learned from teaching to the business world. Through … Continue reading

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Cultural impact of The Overworked American

A new paper published by the American Sociological Review looks at the top social science books of the last 30 years whose ideas broke through from academia into the public consciousness. The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure (Basic Books, … Continue reading

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Nabokov at 120

This year marks the 120th anniversary of the birth of Russian-American writer Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977). For the past six years BC Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer has been co-organizing the International Nabokov Readings in St. … Continue reading

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