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NEW ENGLAND LITERARY NEWS

A man with a plan, a song of St. Louis, and a party at the library

The latest news, events, readings, and releases from around the New England Literary Scene.

BOOK REVIEW

A father prepares his son for the long road ahead in ‘Once More to the Rodeo’

David M. Shribman reviews Calvin Hennick’s memoir.

BOOK REVIEW

Booker Prize winner ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ an enlightening, exuberant epic for right now

Rebecca Steinitz reviews Bernadine Evaristo's Booker Prize winning eighth book, "Girl, Woman, Other."

BOOK REVIEW

From ‘Desk 88,’ Senator Sherrod Brown follows a parade of progressives

David M. Shribman reviews Senator Sherrod Brown's new book, "Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America."

BIBLIOPHILES

‘Africaville’ author Jeffrey Colvin finds a good read wherever life takes him

Amy Sutherland talks books with Jeffrey Colvin who will discuss his new book "Africaville" on Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Boston Public Library.

BOOKINGS

Greater Boston author readings Dec. 1-7

A look at the week's literary events.

BOOK REVIEW

‘This Is Happiness’ a tender, touching tale of love and loss in the auld sod

A portrait of a community as well as a coming-of-age tale from Niall Williams.

THE STORY BEHIND THE BOOK

‘Pastry Love’ yields sweet rewards

Kate Tuttle talks to Flour Bakery founder Joanne Chang about her most recent cookbook.