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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A dazzling virtual reality rollout from New York Times

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The Times has made a bold entry into this nascent news medium.


Examining the new brain science

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For two disciplines with a shared devotion to the human mind, neuroscience and psychoanalysis have something of an awkward relationship.


‘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.