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BOOK REVIEW

Darryl Pinckney powerfully explores a quarter century of racial struggle in ‘Busted in New York and Other Essays’

John Freeman reviews Darryl Pinckney's "Busted in New York and Other Essays."

THE STORY BEHIND THE BOOK

In ‘Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists,’ a vivid vision of women’s history

Kate Tuttle talks to Mikki Kendall, author of "Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights."

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.