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Plenty of books are turned into movies, but Scituate-born PEN-award winning poet, memoirist, and playwright Nick Flynn has had the slightly less usual experience.
Boston author Nick Flynn talks about the new movie based on his memoir — and how his Dad felt about being played by Robert De Niro
By THOMAS PAGE MCBEE  |  March 09, 2012

Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), Kristin Hersh, Dean Wareham, Joe Pernice added to Boston Book Festival nightcap

The second annual BOSTON BOOK FESTIVAL lineup is already beyond ridiculous -- go check out the lineup -- but now we can release the details...
By Carly Carioli  |  September 23, 2010
PODCAST: Nick Flynn reads from "The Ticking Is the Bomb" [MP3]

PODCAST: Nick Flynn reads from "The Ticking Is the Bomb" [MP3]

Folks, we have a special Father's Day treat for you all -- an exclusive podcast of Nick Flynn reading from his new book, The Ticking...
By Carrie Battan  |  June 19, 2010


In his powerful new memoir, The Ticking Is the Bomb (W.W. Norton), Scituate native Nick Flynn recounts a conversation he had with a man in Turkey.
Obsessed with the wrongs of Abu Ghraib, local author Nick Flynn traveled across the globe to meet its victims
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 15, 2010