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Book launch Oct. 30 for A Russian Immigrant

Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer will launch his new book, A Russian Immigrant: Three Novellas, at a campus event on Oct. 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Devlin 101. The event will include a … 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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My Old Faithful

Through 10 interconnected short stories, which take place in China and the United States over a 30-year period, Boston College alumna Yang Huang introduces readers to a close-knit Chinese family. Her new book, My Old Faithful (University of Massachusetts Press, 2018), … Continue reading

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Post-Soviet crime fiction

Alexei Bayer, a Russian-born economist, fiction writer, and translator, will present “Post-Soviet Crime Fiction: A Genre in Search of Identity” on Mar. 29 at 5:30 p.m. in Stokes Hall, South, Room S209. He will discuss the development of the crime novel into … Continue reading

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Skipping Midnight

Rapunzel, Belle, Sleeping Beauty, and Cinderella return in Skipping Midnight, the third and final installment of Boston College alumna Laura Kenyon’s Desperately Ever After book series. In the series, Kenyon takes a whimsical look at the most beloved fairy tale princesses … Continue reading

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Roots of Gothic fiction

Jim Shanahan of Dublin City University will present “Suffering Rebellion: Ireland and the Roots of Gothic Fiction” on Nov. 2 at 4:00 p.m. in Connolly House on Hammond Street. Shanahan has published widely on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century fiction, with particular emphasis on Irish historical … Continue reading

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Crime stories

Crime is everywhere in the new anthology Coast to Coast: Murder from Sea to Shining Sea (Down & Out Books, 2015), co-edited by Boston College alumnus Andrew McAleer and Paul D. Marks. McAleer also has contributed to the volume. A Sherlock Holmes … Continue reading

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