Columnist

Thomas Farragher

Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. In 2003, he won the Pulitzer Prize for team coverage of the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. He has received several other awards, including the 2004 American Society of Newspaper Editors top award for deadline news reporting. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Latest stories

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Nerd Nation calculates that it has arrived

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More than 3,300 nerds have come to Boston to celebrate their eccentricities.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

13 years later, a family’s heartbreaking search continues

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Thirteen winters ago, Maura Murray crashed her car on a sharp turn in N.H. When a cruiser arrived shortly after, she was gone.

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Circus is leaving town, permanently

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The circus that’s been coming to town for 146 years is closing down.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

They go to the estate sales, because everything must go

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Estate sales are a booming business, and some people can’t get enough of them.