It's hard to be a lover of books and not know who Jane Yolen is. She is both legendary and prolific, and has published so many books that you can read one of her books every day of the year. Whether you know Owl Moon, How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight, The Devil's Arithmetic or one of her many others, […]Find out more »
Books make the perfect holiday gifts! Looking for informed recommendations? Join Athenæum librarians Dani Crickman, Carolle Morini, Will Evans, and Mary Warnement for a review of this season’s best books. Enjoy tea, cocoa, and cookies while you shop for your holiday gifts. Gift wrapping will be available. Are you curious to know what books Boston Athenæum authors and members from […]Find out more »
Eric Dregni is the author of 18 books including Never Trust a Thin Cook, Vikings in the Attic, In Cod We Trust, Midwest Marvels, Follies of Science, and Weird Minnesota. He is a professor of English, journalism and Italian at Concordia University in St. Paul and dean of the Italian Concordia Language Village, Lago del […]Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.