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The pandemic has altered everyday life for many by breaking down the division between work and home life. Some prefer it while others long for the balance of days gone by. Either way, we've had to modify how and where we live physically, psychologically, and emotionally in our external spaces and our heads. Each of us has been irrevocably changed.
Boston is today one of the world's greatest cities, first in higher education, hospitals, life science companies, and sports teams. It was the home of the Great Puritan Migration, the American Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the first civil rights movement, the abolition movement, and the women's rights movement.
Inspired by history, a riveting novel of love and friendship, motherhood and ambition, and one woman’s fight to be a Supreme Court justice.
A deeply evocative and imaginative portrayal of the life of Isabella Stewart Gardner, the daring trailblazer for women everywhere. Her vision not only created an inimitable legacy in American art but also transformed a city.
Bev Stohl ran the MIT office of the renowned linguist and social critic Noam Chomsky for nearly two and a half decades. This is her account of those years, working next to a man described by the New York Times as "arguably the most important intellectual alive today."
The inspirational story of an amazing group of soccer-playing South African "grannies" and their journey to the U.S. These women play together despite resistance from their communities in order to improve their health and socialize--and for a brief respite from the injustices and struggles they face on a daily basis.
From Jennifer duBois, "one of a handful of living American novelists who can comprehend both the long arc of history and the minute details that animate it" (Karan Mahajan) and "a writer of thrilling psychological precision" (Justin Torres), comes a gripping new novel.In 2001, a few months after the death of her husband, Angela is devastated when she is ejected from her graduate program in
A harrowing and redemptive immigrant story for readers of Pachinko
A Chinese railroad worker and his young daughter—sold into servitude—in 19th century California search for family, fulfillment, and belonging in a violent new land
"Heaven and earth do not pick and choose.
They see everything as straw dogs."
In this scary, funny, and slyly political short story collection, Kate McIntyre conjures a fever dream of contemporary Kansas. Boundaries between fantasy and reality blur, and grotesque acts birth strange progeny. A mother must choose between her children and her personal safety when her husband steadily excavates a moat around their country home, his very own little border wall.
A visionary story of three generations of artists whose search for meaning and connection transcends the limits of life
How do we relate to—and hold—our family’s past? Is it through technology? Through spirit? Art, poetry, music? Or is it through the resonances we look for in ourselves?
Richly illustrated with images from Art Spiegelman’s Maus (“the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” —The Wall Street Journal), Maus Now includes work from twenty-one leading critics, authors, and academics—including Philip Pullman, Robert Storr, Ruth Franklin, and Adam Gopnik—on the radical achievement a
"A frank chronicle of healing." --Kirkus Reviews
What happens when a trauma therapist is traumatized by loss?