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The New Bostonians

Boston College History Professor Marilynn Johnson examines the historical confluence of recent immigration and urban transformation in the Boston area in her new book, The New Bostonians: How Immigrants Have Transformed the Metro Area since the 1960s (University of Massachusetts Press, 2015). Since the … Continue reading

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Writing & sports

Boston College alumnus Bob Ryan has been called the “quintessential American sportswriter.” After decades as a writer/columnist for the Boston Globe, Ryan has published the bestseller Scribe: My Life in Sports (Bloomsbury, 2014). Part memoir and part Boston sports history, Scribe recounts Ryan’s childhood, … Continue reading

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BC Strong

Author Dave Wedge, a Boston College alumnus, will participate in the panel “BC Strong: Boston College Alumni Share Their Stories of the Marathon Bombings” taking place at Robsham Theater on Apr. 14 at 7 p.m. Wedge, a former reporter for … Continue reading

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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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