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Her Name is Rose

A native New Yorker now living in Ireland, Boston College alumna Christine Breen is the author of the new book Her Name is Rose (St. Martin’s Press, 2015). Breen is the co-author of several non-fiction titles about country living in County Clare … Continue reading

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Boston/Cambridge and the Making of American Gothic

Jan Ziolkowski, Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Medieval Latin and director of the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection at Harvard University, will present “Boston/Cambridge and the Making of American Gothic” on Mar. 26 at  5:30 p.m. in Stokes Hall South, … Continue reading

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Dennis Lehane

The Lowell Humanities Series and Gerson Family Lecture Fund present an evening with Boston native and award-winning author Dennis Lehane on March 11 beginning at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Lehane is the author of several international best sellers, three … Continue reading

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Boston Strong

Boston Magazine has published an exclusive excerpt from the new book Boston Strong: A City’s Triumph over Tragedy (ForeEdge/University Press of New England, 2015), co-written by Boston College alumnus Dave Wedge. In the book, Wedge and co-author Casey Sherman use their journalism skills to … Continue reading

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The return of Edgar Allan Poe

The Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston—chaired by Boston College Professor of English Paul Lewis–will dedicate and unveil sculptor Stefanie Rocknak’s statue, “Poe Returning to Boston,” on Sunday, October 5 at 2 p.m. in Edgar Allan Poe Square, at the … Continue reading

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Take a ride on a Swan Boat

Boston College alumna Frances Driscoll, a former teacher in the Boston Public Schools, has published The Swan Boat Ride, which tells the story of a young girl’s ride with her grandmother on the Swan Boats in Boston’s Public Garden. It … Continue reading

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Looking at Boston Strong

A new book has been published by the Boston College Presidential Scholars Class of 2016 that examines what makes Boston Strong – and what is needed to make it stronger. The Heart of This City: Boston Strong and Becoming Stronger … Continue reading

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