Joseph P. Kahn

Kahn specializes in feature profiles, trend pieces, and popular culture. He is a co-author of “Last Lion: The Fall and Rise of Ted Kennedy.'” He also chronicles notables who have died each year and authors the Globe’s holiday poem.

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A taste of NASCAR in N.H.

By Joseph P. Kahn , Globe Staff

Experience the thrill of driving a 600-horsepower stock car around the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H.

Harry Potter update brings talk of fresh wizardry

By Joseph P. Kahn , Globe Staff

A 1,500-word short story posted on author J.K. Rowling’s fan website updates the lives of several major “Harry Potter” characters.

Children’s books and YA lit quiz

By Joseph P. Kahn , Globe Staff

Test your young adult and children's book knowledge.

Boston leads in young adult, children’s books

By Joseph P. Kahn , Globe Staff

With its authors and academics, publishing houses and Horn Book, the city ranks high in the world of young adult and children’s books.