Boston’s Book Eden

by Virginia Pye Everyone knows that Boston is a book-loving city, but since moving back to the area after more […]

A Visit to An Unlikely Story

by Wesley McGovern My name is Wesley McGovern and I am 10 years old. I have been wanting to visit […]

Social Creature – The Ballad of Lavina and Louise

by Francis McGovern Just finished listening to Social Creature by Dr. Tara Isabella Burton. It was a book that’s hard […]

It’s What She Does: Sharing Lynsey Addario’s World

By Katie Steinharter Lynsey Addario’s book, “It’s What I Do,” is one of those books that stays with you, that […]

The Minefield Girl by Sofia Ek

by Francis McGovern I just finished the memoir, The Minefield Girl by Sofia Ek. It’s a short but compelling read […]

Christmas by the Book: Literature to Make Your Heart Grow Three Sizes

By Amanda Festa Some of my favorite memories of childhood are of the holiday season.  Sparkling twinkle lights decorating houses, […]

Loving Poetry with Robert Pinsky’s Singing School

By Caitlin O’Hara On love, on grief, on every human thing, Time sprinkles Lethe’s water with his wing. -Walter Savage […]

Looking back: Wharton, Fitzgerald, and Ourselves

By Caitlin O’Hara Think of favorite endings of books that really resonate: Levin and his revelation towards goodness at the end […]

“Fates and Furies”: Two Takes on a Marriage, One Impressive Novel

Lauren Groff’s Fates and Furies is an unusual accomplishment, not only because it is that rare ambitious novel that largely […]

The High Mountains of Portugal: A Thoughtful but Underwhelming Study of Grief

by Mary Kate Costigan Never let it be said that Yann Martel doesn’t like wild animals. Fifteen years ago he […]