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Professor and alumnus honored

Professor of English Suzanne Matson’s novel Ultraviolet, which chronicles the disappointments and dilemmas of the women of one family across 80 years, was selected by the Massachusetts Center for the Book as a 2018 “Must Reads” fiction title. Areas of … Continue reading

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Big Giant Floating Head

Big Giant Floating Head (Melville House, June, 2019) by BC Associate Professor of the Practice of English Christopher Boucher is described by the publisher as a “daring, dazzling account of a man’s struggle with love, loss and redemption.” After his … Continue reading

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Danger in Boston

A biological weapon is accidentally unleashed upon an unsuspecting Boston populace in a new thriller by Phil Temples, a systems administrator in the Computer Science Department at BC. In The Allston Variant (Moonshine Cove Publishing, 2019), scientist Carrie Bloomfield is … Continue reading

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Hollywood is calling

Boston College alumna Juliette Fay transports readers back to 1920s Hollywood in her new historical novel, City of Flickering Light (Simon & Schuster, 2019). City of Flickering Light tells the story of Irene Van Beck, Millie Martin, and Henry Weiss, … Continue reading

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The Dead

The BC German Studies Program will present a reading from The Dead by Swiss author Christian Kracht on April 10 at 5:30 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. The reading will be followed by a conversation with his translator Assistant … Continue reading

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Wolves of Eden

Author Kevin McCarthy, a Boston College alumnus, will read from his latest work, Wolves of Eden (W.W. Norton & Co., 2018), on Apr. 9 at 5:30 p.m. in Higgins Hall, room 310. Wolves of Eden is a historical fiction novel … Continue reading

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Before and Again

Before and Again (St. Martin’s Press, 2018), the newest novel from best-selling author and Boston College alumna Barbara Delinsky, begins with a horrifying moment. While driving on an unfamiliar road, Mackenzie Cooper misses a stop sign. The resulting car accident … Continue reading

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