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Top 10 Must-Read Books of 2010

Here, listed alphabetically by author, are 10 notable books that the Phoenix wrote about in 2010.
Writers who showed the way
By JON GARELICK  |  December 24, 2010

VIDEO + PODCAST: Gail Caldwell reads from Let’s Take the Long Way Home [MP3]


video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo playerFriendship is a tough thing to capture. Especially in words. But friendship is even harder to capture in time. It's an...
By Steve Miller  |  September 27, 2010

Holy Everglades, Batman!

What a shock to see the discovery of an alligator at Sissons Pond in Portsmouth! Based on the photographs, Phillipe and Jorge reckon it has to be the largest reptile ever seen in the Biggest Little outside of the State House.
A 'gator in the biggest little; angry Americans are still angry; a few great women
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 03, 2010
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A good walk

Before Caroline Knapp died of lung cancer — in 2002, at age 42 — she'd gone bestseller with the most private of torments: her alcoholism (in Drinking: A Love Story ) and her anorexia ( Appetites: Why Women Want ).
Gail Caldwell remembers Caroline Knapp
By AMY FINCH  |  August 06, 2010
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Buyouts shrink the Globe newsroom — but not enough

To state the obvious, this isn't a great time to be out of a job.
First cut
By ADAM REILLY  |  March 25, 2009

Globe buyouts: some takers, but not enough--updated!


I'm hearing from multiple Globe sources that around 25-30 editorial staffers have applied for the la...
By Adam Reilly  |  March 24, 2009


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Red all over

If there's one group of professionals whose job insecurity rivals that of the Detroit auto worker, it's the men and women who make America's newspapers.
The Globe needs 50 buyout volunteers. So far, few are cooperating — and that likely means bloodshed on Morrissey Boulevard.
By ADAM REILLY  |  February 25, 2009
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Texas highs and lows

Anyone who’s listened to a homesick Texan sing the high lonesome song of longing for the Lone Star State will recognize the tune of Gail Caldwell’s memoir, A Strong West Wind .
Gail Caldwell looks back
By DANA KLETTER  |  March 27, 2006