Book Editor

Paul Makishima

Paul Makishima is book editor. He previously served as assistant Sunday editor, deputy travel news and writes the Globetrotting travel news blog. He was also previously an assistant Business news editor.

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Drawn to Judah Friedlander’s new book

By , Books Editor

The “30 Rock” actor and comedian’s “If The Raindrops United,” a collection of comic drawings and cartoons, is offbeat and often funny.

Ann Romney book photos show personal life

By , Globe Staff

While the heart of “In This Together” revolves around her battle with multiple sclerosis, Romney touches on aspects of her entire life, almost all of it spent with Mitt.

Did Harper Lee write a third novel?

By , Globe Staff

Harper Lee’s lawyer has suggested there may be the manuscript of a third novel among the writer’s secured papers.

Southwest to halt Boston-Philly flights this month

By , Globe Staff

Southwest will no longer offer any nonstop service from New England to Philadephia when it ends its five daily nonstops from Boston on Feb. 11. The carrier made the decision because it decided that business was not robust enough to merit keeping the flights.