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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
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  September 17, 2010

Ending violence

V-Day is once more upon us, and for those not partial to Hallmark-driven capitalism, the V now also popularly stands for "Vagina" or "Victory," thanks to Eve Ensler's famous monologues about violence against women.
It's much more of a struggle than we might think
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  February 12, 2010

Aesthetic genius

When I saw Marisha Pessl in the New York Times Style Section, meticulously posed on an antique chair wearing a pair of high heels and a coy smile, I cringed.
Why can’t more writers be smart enough to be beautiful, handsome, or at least cute
By SHARON STEEL  |  August 30, 2007

GLAD all over

The Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) this past weekend honored Boston Phoenix founder and publisher Stephen M. Mindich.
Phoenix founder Mindich honored
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 01, 2007

Something to talk about

Is it possible to rate the “single best work of American fiction published in the last 25 years?”
The New York Times ranks recent fiction
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  June 07, 2006

Long day’s journeys

The intensity of the Stassos family’s unhappiness would make Aeschylus blush.
Zeitgeist Stage's Flesh and Blood , As Yet To Be Built's Tape
By LIZA WEISSTUCH  |  February 15, 2006