“The Boston Book Festival is doing really well. It feels like an established part of Boston’s cultural scene.”
A People’s History of the New Boston takes the “grassroots” view and tries to give overdue credit to the role that community activists and neighborhood residents played in building the “New Boston.”
In The Days Trilogy, Expanded Edition, H. L. Mencken comes off as a marvelously mellowed master, his trademark savagery smoothed over, its energy focused on generating a pungently picturesque vision of a vanished America.
“The music itself is quite Gothic. It’s about murder, and death, and God, not all toe tapping stuff.”
“And the pot was very good. I don’t know if you want to print that or not.”
In this book, Boston College historian Heather Cox Richardson explores the (d)evolution of the Republican Party from its founding in 1854 through the presidency of George W. Bush.
Serbian writer David Albahari’s fascination with uncertainty fuels a grim, sardonic tragi-comedy in which silence plays an elemental but enigmatic role.
The centennial of the author of Make Way For Ducklings is being celebrated with a series of lectures by scholar Leonard S. Marcus.
We intend to stage work by all the living American poets we can lure into our sphere: starting right here in Cambridge.
Sugar Bear and his legendary go-go band are coming to the Lowell Folk Festival.