RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Massachusetts

A collection of news and information related to Massachusetts published by this site and its partners.

Top Massachusetts Articles

Displaying items 45-55
  • "A Word to the Wise" by David Heinzmann

    "A Word to the Wise" by David Heinzmann
    By David Heinzmann Gale, 327 pages, $25.95   With "A Word to the Wise," longtime Chicago Tribune crime reporter David Heinzmann joins the ranks of newsmen turned novelists, weaving an engaging tale of murder, mayhem and corruption in a city he knows...
  • "The Writing Circle" by Corinne Demas

    "The Writing Circle" by Corinne Demas
    "The Writing Circle" By Corinne Demas Hyperion/Voice, 293 pages. $23.99 There's at the very least one aphorism about books and their covers. But what about writers and their looks, authors and their behavior? That veers onto more psychological terrain,...
  • "Last Words of the Executed" by Robert Elder

    "Last Words of the Executed" by Robert Elder
    "Last Words of the Executed" By Robert K. Elder Foreword by Studs Terkel University of Chicago Press, 301 pages, $22.50 Robert K. Elder begins his oddly affecting, 'Last Words of the Executed,' with the final utterance of Marmaduke Stevenson, who was...
  • "How Did You Get This Number" by Sloane Crosley

    "How Did You Get This Number" by Sloane Crosley
    "How Did You Get This Number" By Sloane Crosley Riverhead, $25.95, 274 pages Whether she likes it or not, Sloane Crosley keeps being compared to Carrie Bradshaw. Oregon Live called her book “I Was Told There’d Be Cake” “a cooler...
  • "Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Massacre" by Heather Cox Richardson

    "Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Massacre" by Heather Cox Richardson
    "Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Massacre" By Heather Cox Richardson Basic Books, 392 pages, $28.95 Heather Cox Richardson’s superb new book should come labeled: Warning! Reading the contents may lead to depression. A...
  • "American Insurgents, American Patriots : The Revolution of the People Before Independence" by T.H. Breen

    "American Insurgents, American Patriots : The Revolution of the People Before Independence" by T.H. Breen
    "American Insurgents, American Patriots: The Revolution of the People Before Independence" By T.H. Breen Hill & Wang, 324 pages, $27 Founding Father John Adams, looking back at the heady and trying days of the American Revolution, famously wrote “...
  • "True Stories of False Confessions" edited by Rob Warden and Steven A. Drizin

    "True Stories of False Confessions" edited by Rob Warden and Steven A. Drizin
    "True Stories of False Confessions" Edited by Rob Warden and Steven A. Drizin Northwestern University Press, 514 pages, $27.95 Recent decades have seen more than 100 death row exonerations in the United States, sparking tough questions about how such...
  • Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage

    Some states have options to help consumers find health coverage
    A reader asks: Are there other health insurance options besides high-risk pools for people who can't get coverage in the individual market because of a preexisting condition? The answer: It depends on where you live. Under the current health insurance...
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain to remove Deja Vu coaster

    Six Flags Magic Mountain to remove Deja Vu coaster
    Well, that didn't last long. Six Flags Magic Mountain will relinquish sole ownership of the coveted title of "Roller Coaster Capital of the World" later this year when the Valencia, Calif., amusement park removes one of its record-setting 18 coasters....
  • "Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry: Stories" by Christine Sneed

    "Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry: Stories" by Christine Sneed
    "Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry: Stories" By Christine Sneed Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 152 pages, $24.95 Why do you want to take your precious time and give yourself over to the first collection of short fiction by a relatively...
  • Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2012

    Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2012
    Six Flags unveiled its 2012 lineup of new roller coasters, thrill rides, water slides and live shows at the amusement park chain's 12 North American locations. > Photos: New attractions coming to Six Flags parks in 2012 New Six Flags President and Chief...