Before I read A Bad Thing I’m
About to Do (DaCapo, $16) the comedian Chris Gethard’s debut, a book hadn’t made me bleat with laughter since I read Jonathan Ames’s What’s
Not to Love? ten years ago (perhaps coincidentally, both feature essays in which the authors get colonics). Gethard made me laugh so much I got a cramp and scared the
We're going to go out on a limb and bet that you'll never find yourself listening in on a conversation between these four people again. Thankfully, we've got it on tape. So here it is: this year's "Far Out Fiction" event from the 2011 BOSTON BOOK FESTIVAL.
Our own GENIE WILLIAMSON hosted Saturday's most talent-packed panel at Trinity Church.
The Boston Book Festival kicks off tomorrow night. I've made an itinerary for you, you lucky ducks.
You'll be happy to know that some people - or actually a lot of people - are still reading things other than Pop Eater. In fact they're reading books, lots of them, not to mention articles about people reading books, and books about articles about how we'll be reading books in the future.
Here at the Phoenix we're proud to be a big booster of the Boston Book Festival