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Homecoming

Alumna Jennifer Close has published a new novel, The Smart One (Knopf Doubleday). It’s the story of Weezy Coffey and what happens when her adult children’s various missteps drive them back to their childhood home. Close recently wrote about the … Continue reading

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The End of the Point

A new book by acclaimed novelist and Boston College English Professor Elizabeth Graver will be released next week by HarperCollins. Set in a fictional summer community on Buzzards Bay from 1942 through 1999, The End of the Point traces one … Continue reading

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Memoir of an orphan boy

Boston College will host a book signing and reading by alumnus Steve Pemberton ’89, whose memoir, A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home, tells the story of how … Continue reading

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Finding home

In his forthcoming memoir, A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home, alumnus Steve Pemberton (Class of 1989) writes about growing up in a foster home with no knowledge of … Continue reading

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Deep Down True

Deep Down True, the latest novel by BC alumna Juliette Fay, will hit bookshelves next week. Juliette has a number of book events both in Massachusetts and across the country in the coming days. According to the publisher, Deep Down True is the … Continue reading

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A seaside dream

Career Center Associate Director Janet Costa Bates is the author of a new children’s book, Seaside Dream. The book is about a young girl named Cora who is seeking a birthday present for her grandmother, who is homesick for her … Continue reading

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