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Lady of Leisure’s Prison Memoir

In prison, Piper Kerman had to get used to, among other trials, a bathroom infested with insects.
Crook Book Dept.
By VALERIE VANDE PANNE  |  May 07, 2010

Michael Mazur, 1935 - 2009

"He was so alive ," a friend wrote to me a few days after Michael Mazur died, on August 18.
Painter, printmaker, teacher, art historian, curator, political/social/arts activist, Red Sox and Celtics fan
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  August 28, 2009
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Your own personal Darwin

Dorothy and Elliott Schwartz meditate on the man behind the theory
Dorothy and Elliott Schwartz meditate on the man behind the theory
By ANNIE LARMON  |  June 26, 2009

New Portland writer gets a life-changing surprise

She calls the award “miraculous,” and indeed, it’s an apt narrative for a woman who relishes magical realism.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 26, 2007

Trouble in paradise

While our capital city continues to promote itself as a prime booster and center for the arts, we continue to wonder about the strength of that commitment.
An emerging art group fights bureaucracy in the supposed renaissance city
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  November 21, 2006

Second time around

If you are thinking of going back to school, you will want to do four things before making that commitment.
Meeting the high costs of going back to school
By MICHAEL BRONSKI  |  May 08, 2006


ID Check: Alli Auldridge and Jesse Hirsch

When I found out that 25-year-old Brookline resident Alli Auldridge was planning a “Zombie March” this Saturday evening, it seemed fitting that we should meet up, refashion our mugs into brain-eating cretins, wander around the Somerville neighborhood wh
Zombie wranglers
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  April 26, 2006

Young Republicans

What’s the deal lately with Smith College conservatives?
Smith coed takes aim at Beacon Hill
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  January 19, 2006