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A Montauk summer

In his new memoir, Boston College graduate John Glynn writes about a summer he spent living with friends at the beach on Long Island. Out East: Memoir of a Montauk Summer (Grand Central Publishing May, 2019) is a story of … Continue reading

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Exonerated

Anthony Ray Hinton, who was exonerated after spending nearly 30 years on death row, will present “Surviving Criminal Justice in America” on Apr. 3 at 4:00 p.m. in the Murray Function Room at Yawkey Center. Hinton was wrongfully convicted of … Continue reading

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Race and medicine

In Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine, author Dr. Damon Tweedy explores issues such as bias in medicine, the challenges confronting black doctors, and the disproportionate health burdens faced by black patients. On Mar. 28 … Continue reading

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Dispatches from the border

Francisco Cantú, an agent for the United States Border Patrol from 2008 to 2012, will discuss his memoir, The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border (Riverhead Books, 2018), on Mar. 27 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Black

Piper Kerman will speak on criminal justice reform as part of the Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics’ Chambers Lecture series on Feb. 19 in Gasson Hall, room 100. Kerman is the author of the best-selling memoir, Orange Is the New … Continue reading

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A Jesuit Cossack

Before assuming the presidency of Boston College in 1932, Louis J. Gallagher, S.J., spent 15 months on a mission of danger and diplomacy in Russia. His adventure is recounted in the newly published memoir A Jesuit Cossack: A Memoir by Louis J. Gallagher, … Continue reading

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A Love Story in Eighteen Songs

Peter Coviello will read from his memoir Long Players: A Love Story in Eighteen Songs (Penguin Books, 2018) on Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. in Connolly House, 300 Hammond St. Coviello, a professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is the … Continue reading

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