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Alice McDermott, astonished by love

Novelist Alice McDermott, winner of a National Book Award for Charming Billy, will speak on “Astonished by Love: Storytelling and the Sacramental Imagination” on Apr. 30 at 6 p.m. in Cadigan Center. McDermott is also the author of Someone, longlisted for … Continue reading

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An Inner History of the New America

The Boston College Lowell Humanities Series will present George Packer, best-selling author of The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), on Mar. 26 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Packer won the National Book … Continue reading

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Colum McCann reading

Best-selling author Colum McCann will give a reading of his fiction on Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. McCann is the author of Let the Great World Spin, a National Book Award winner, and most recently, … Continue reading

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Let the Great World Spin

Colum McCann, author of National Book Award winner Let the Great World Spin, will address the Class of 2015 and other members of the BC Community tomorrow as part of the Office of First Year Experience’s Conversations in the First … Continue reading

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