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Fall Books Preview: Getting booked
Two Sedarises, two New Yorker favorites, and a famous neurologist are among the highlights of this fall’s book events.
Readings, festivals, and other seasonal literary events
| September 17, 2010
Improv Boston's Geek Week: Overthinking It, Ethan Gilsdorf & more
Improv Boston just finished their annual Geek Week, which involves five nights of geek-themed comedy, some done by Improv Boston's own cast(s) and some done...
| May 03, 2010
Words around town
“Every writer I know has trouble writing,” said Joseph Heller. Let that serve as comfort.
Our fair city is chock full of people who write well and are willing to teach you their trade.
| April 30, 2010
Get Thee to the Geek: An abridged guide to ImprovBoston's Geek Week
Your mom might not get you, your co-workers might not get you (unless you work here at at the Phoenix), and it's a pretty safe...
| April 29, 2010
It's hip to be icosahedral
Be they beer geeks, comic-book geeks, or music geeks, nowadays people flout their geekdom proudly, even wearing it like a badge.
In a new book, Ethan Gilsdorf tracks his global quest to visit the holiest nerd-world sites
| October 02, 2009
Bookstores fight back with instant paperbacks
Battered booksellers, especially independent ones, have so far withstood the punishing shock-and-awe offensive of Internet Age marauders like Amazon.
Just Add Author Dept.
| September 23, 2009
Ethan Gilsdorf (Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks) at Harvard Book Store
Do you own so many dice, you require a special pouch to transport them? Do you end up dropping “basilisk” and “night elf” into ordinary...
| August 26, 2009
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