Amanda Katz

Katz is a writer covering book publishing, media, and ideas. She previously edited the Globe’s Ideas section and is a former editor of nonfiction and fiction at Bloomsbury Publishing in New York. She has written about books, reading, and digital culture for the New York Times, NPR Books, Slate, and other publications. She holds an MFA in poetry from Brown University.

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‘Street Doctor’ signs books in Cambridge

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Jim O’Connell signed copies of his book last week at Porter Square Books.


Kids get to throw with Zo

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The former Patriots quarterback and current radio announcer hung out recently with youths from the West Roxbury YMCA.

Brown University unveils 3D virtual-reality room

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Its creators see the Yurt as a key site for exploration of not just school subjects, but also the potential of the medium itself.

Searching for the inspiration behind Archie Comics’ Betty

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A new documentary film called “Archie’s Betty” explores Archie Comics cartoonist Bob Montana’s past in Haverhill.