Billy Baker

Billy Baker is a feature writer for the Globe’s metro section. A Southie native, Baker is a graduate of the Columbia Journalism School, Tulane University and Boston Latin School, and teaches in the graduate journalism program at Harvard University’s extension school. He is at work on a book about jugglers.

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Boston’s Amazon star only speaks through reviews

By , Globe Staff ranks its top reviewers, and at #1 is a Boston woman who goes by the pseudonym “Ali Julia.”

Mysterious Boston woman is top Amazon reviewer

By , Globe Staff

“Ali Julia” is the nom de plume of a woman who has become a powerful figure, and something of an enigma.

Innovators at MGH brainstorm ways to help fight Ebola

By , Globe Staff

Many addressed the cumbersome suits clinicians wear, and offered ways to treat patients at a safe distance.

Harvard professor apologizes over Chinese-food fight

By and , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

“I aspire to act with great respect and humility in dealing with others, no matter what the situation,” Benjamin Edelman said.