Tag Archives: historical fiction

The Moor’s Account

Laila Lalami, author of the award-winning book, The Moor’s Account, will speak about her book on Mar. 1 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. The Moor’s Account won the American Book Award, the Arab American Book Award, and the … Continue reading

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Vaudeville days

For her latest novel, BC alumna Juliette Fay travels back to 1919 to tell the story of the four Turner sisters who, faced with a dire financial situation, try their luck as an acrobatic act in vaudeville. The sisters face unexpected possibilities, love and heartbreak, and … Continue reading

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Irregulars

Boston College alumnus Kevin McCarthy is the author of two historical fiction novels published in Ireland. Peeler (Mercier Press, 2010) was selected by the Irish Times as one of its Top Ten Thrillers of 2010 and by the Philadelphia Inquirer as … Continue reading

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Emma Donoghue

Best-selling author Emma Donoghue will present “Slippery Characters: Writing Historical Fiction in the Information Age” on April 9 at 7 p.m. in Fulton Hall, room 511. Donoghue is the author of the internationally acclaimed novel Room, among many other works. Her newest novel is Frog … Continue reading

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