Books

Tracing her roots, and eating them too

By Kayla Harris -

After her grandma became seriously ill and she experienced a sudden breakup with the man she believed would be her husband, Chin set out on an emotional journey. She retreated to the parks and backyards of Brooklyn and New York...

New Amy Poehler book? Yes, Please

By Tiffany Moustakas -

What makes “Yes Please” stand out from other comedy memoirs is the fact that it puts a spin on the conventional memoir. There are mementos from Poehler’s past, a letter from Hilary Clinton, comedic haikus, a guest chapter written by...

BU alum kills it at reading event

By Rich Kersting -

“Be fearless in what you have to say, and read everything,” Pashley said. “Popular books, trashy books, it doesn’t matter. You have to pull from many different places to find out what you need.”

Getting laid and robbing banks in ‘Sex Criminals’

By Rich Kersting -

Walk into any comic book store and you’ll see the walls adorned with copies of the latest issue of “Batman,” “Superman” and “The Avengers.” And while comics are generally science fiction or fantasy, there’s more to the medium than just...