Cambridge comes in fourth behind Alexandria, Va.; Knoxville, Tenn.; and Miami. Is an Amazon-centric, Kindle-centric list to be trusted?
If her candidacy for Best Poet in a Boston Phoenix poll and performance tonight at T.T. the Bear’s Place or at the Feb. 28 performance of Beck’s “Song Reader” wasn’t enough for Jade Sylvan to be excited about, her book “Kissing Oscar Wilde” has found a publisher.
Murder mystery “The Bone Bed” has taken up residency on The New York Times’ best-seller list, but fictional hero Dr. Kay Scarpetta is staying a resident of Cambridge — and the involvement of author Patricia Cornwell isn’t over either.
Marc Brown, creator of the beloved “Arthur” children’s book character and television series, speaks Nov. 15 at Lesley University
Crime novelist Patricia Cornwell — whose latest novel, “The Bone Bed,” is set in Cambridge — is visiting the Cambridge Police Department on Tuesday as part of $30,000 in crime scene management she’s given police forces for Cambridge, Harvard, MIT and Everett.
Halloween bliss is here: Access to Mount Auburn Cemetery’s breathtaking Bigelow Chapel to hear Edgar Allan Poe’s candid thoughts and classic works, including his “To Helen” in aria form by classical-meets-pop composer Mary Bichner.
This is not your typical reading. True, author Kent Evans will be on hand Monday at Central Square’s Cafe Luna with signed copies of his novel, but he is coming with a full band, and the band will be playing Evans’ own fusion of rock, trip-hop and jazz behind him.
On the way to proving books can be a fun on television, Todd Zuniga first proved books could be fun onstage. He’s proving it again Wednesday in Harvard Square.
Readers of young adult fiction gets a double-feature Monday as two authors arrive in a unique, end-of-summer road trip inspired by their dual debut novels … about road trips.
It’s not just singer-songwriters and folkies enthusing about “Revival,” the novel by Boston Globe columnist Scott Alarik set in the roots music world in general and Cambridge specifically. The book also too home a Benjamin Franklin Silver Award for Popular Fiction last month.