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Providence becomes a new crossroads for the thriller
There is a scene in Jon Land's forthcoming thriller novel Strong Rain Falling — set for release next summer — where Caitlin Strong finally arrives in her author's hometown: Providence, Rhode Island.
| November 09, 2012
The short, happy life of Occupy Boston's A-Z Library
On the final night in the brief and wondrous life of the Audre Lorde to Howard Zinn Library, it poured.
Reading the revolution
| December 16, 2011
Will Kindles kill libraries?
This week, OverDrive itself will host its own conference to help libraries deal with a massive onslaught of patrons clamoring to check out books on their Kindles. Can embattled public institutions handle such a drastic change?
In this corner: libraries struggling to bring in patrons. In the other: Kindles looking to expand their market. Will it be a bloodbath, or can they hug it out?
| July 29, 2011
Under $10: Blue Asia
Allston's Blue Asia presents an engaging study in textures, wonderful comfort food served in a welcoming atmosphere.
Pan-Asian cuisine with complimentary manga
| February 04, 2011
Where are all the books?
| March 12, 2009
Congress bans kids from libraries?
Is it possible that Congress has just inadvertently turned millions of children’s books into contraband?
New safety law may prohibit children under 12 from libraries – or make many books illegal
| January 09, 2009
Albert Wein Retrospective at the Boston Athenaeum
Libraries typically stir up our bad memories of all-night study sessions and writing 25-page papers...
| November 13, 2008
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