Current Events and the Big Screen: ‘Rosewater’ and the Arab Spring

By Haley Houseman. Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show encourages us to take our current events with both seriousness and levity, but […]

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, The Citizen-Soldier

By Victor A. Walsh There can be no home without a country, and no life without honor. ~ Joshua Lawrence […]

The Literary Traveler Summer Reading Challenge

By Amanda Festa Summer is in full swing, and with so many gorgeous days to take advantage of, we are […]

Summer Reading for the Literary Traveler — Beat the Heat and Join the Challenge!

Introduction by Amanda Festa Summer reading is as representative of the season as backyard BBQs and beach days.  If you […]

Cheryl Strayed Talks “Wild” and “Beautiful” at Harvard Book Store

By Amanda Festa   As I approached Harvard Book Store in anticipation of hearing Wild author Cheryl Strayed read from […]