Books

The Not For Tourists Guide to Boston is a map-based, neighborhood-by-neighborhood guidebook for already street-savvy Bostonians, business travelers, and tourists alike. It divides the city...

Boston has always been known for its stiff character. So how did this great New England city become home to one of the largest and most notorious adult entertainment districts in the nation? In...

A rare first-hand account of the behind the scenes work that lead to some of the most influential moments of the Kennedy brothers political lives and how the son of a Boston Firefighter got to be...

Every day, we pass by murals. They can be found on walls and other outside structures, and often school yards. Most of us might only glance at them, perhaps subconsciously noting the images they...
A GUIDED TOUR OF BOSTON’S UNDERWORLD, REVEALING THE PLACES WHERE DEALS WERE MADE, PEOPLE WERE KILLED, AND BODIES WERE BURIED

Gangsters have played a...
The Super Bowl champion wide receiver for the New England Patriots shares his inspiring story of an underdog kid who was always doubted to becoming one of the most reliable and inspiring players...
New York Times bestselling sportswriter Michael Holley takes readers behind the scenes of the relationship that transformed the Patriots from a middling franchise to the envy of the...
Chinese Americans in Boston trace their historical origins to pioneering settlements of merchants, workers, and students in different parts of New England. After the 1880s, hundreds of Chinese...

"Abramowitz brings Boston alive with rich descriptions and caffeine-fueled dialogue." ―Publishers Weekly

Zesty Meyers is Bosstown’s fastest bike messenger―caffeine fueled, wise...

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts was birthplace to the burgeoning �night lunch wagon� manufacturing industry in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These horse-drawn food carts...

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The Boston Red Sox sell Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees. And with that act, the Curse—and the lives of the Cursed Creatures—begins.

Oscar Egg...

There are some two hundred TV markets in the country, but only one—Boston, Massachusetts—hosted a Golden Age of local programming. In this lively insider account, Terry Ann Knopf chronicles the...

The new novel from New York Times bestseller Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic River and Shutter Island

“Lehane is the master of complex...

Delicious Comfort Food Dishes Inspired by an Immigrant’s Story of Success

Today, Mike’s City Diner is the destination for foodies from all over the world, but it didn’t always used to...

In 2013 and 2014, some of Massachusetts’ wealthiest and most powerful individuals hatched an audacious plan to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston. Like their counterparts in cities around the...
A lively picture book biography of Ted Williams from a master of the genre — just in time for Fenway Park's centennial.

Ted Williams lived a life of dedication and passion. He was an...
Named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World

“If you have an appetite for culinary adventure, you’ll devour the feisty and fun memoir by James Beard award-...
After Laura Everett's car died on the highway one rainy night, she made the utterly practical decision to start riding her bicycle to work through the streets of Boston. Seven years later, she's...
From running legend Tom Derderian comes a comprehensive look at one of the most storied and celebrated athletic events in the nation, the Boston Marathon.

For more than 110 years, the...
The love between brothers is key to Matt Tavares’s tale of Dominican pitcher Pedro Martínez, from his days of throwing rocks at mangoes to his years as a major-league star.

Before Pedro...
Four lives brought together in a deadly moment prove that being in the wrong place at the worst time can lead to life's biggest adventures and most important relationships

As...
Available for the first time in vibrant full-color, this indispensable guide has been fully revised and updated to bring you 60 of the best day hikes in the Boston area....
"It is impossible to remain unmoved by Gregory's emotional, open memoir of surviving the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. . . . This is a truly feel-good book that doesn't stint on the challenges...

As inequality grabs headlines, steals the show in presidential debates, and drives deep divides between the haves and have nots in America, class war brews. On one side, the wealthy wield power...

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In 1764, a small town in the British colony of Massachusetts ignited a bold rebellion. When Great Britain levied the Sugar Act on its American colonies, Parliament was not prepared for Boston's...
Redemption! chronicles the Patriots dominant run to their 5th Super Bowl championship through the stories and photos of the award-winning Worcester Telegraph. This dazzling keepsake includes game-by-...
New York Times Bestseller 

From Acclaimed sports journalist Gary Myers comes the definitive inside account of the greatest rivalry in NFL history


Tom Brady and Peyton...
Showcasing one of professional football’s best players, this book spotlights the life and career of gridiron great Tom Brady. More than just a biography, it relates Brady’s story while also...
A unique introduction to the history of Boston through archaeological objects
Bill Belichick started collecting Lombardi Trophies like some people collect coasters and won his fourth Super Bowl title in 2015. No other NFL team has been as successful since Belichick became...
New York Times bestselling sportswriter Michael Holley takes readers behind the scenes of the relationship that transformed the Patriots from a middling franchise to the envy of the...

"There is nothing imaginary about Junger's book; it is all terrifyingly, awesomely real." ―Los Angeles Times

It was the storm of the century, boasting waves over...

Meteorologists called the storm that hit North America's eastern seaboard in October 1991 a "perfect storm" because of the rare combination of factors that created it. For everyone else, it was...
When terrorists apparently strike one of Boston's Mbta transit stations during the famed St. Patrick's Day parade, the onslaught of federal and state officials turn the city into a chaotic police...
FROM THE FOOD UPRISINGS in the early 1700s to the notorious antibusing riots in the mid-1970s, incidents of communal social violence have played a significant role in Boston's history. The remarkable...
Sex. Wine. Jazz. Existential dread.

Meet Bob, a sarcastic radio technician who has enough on his plate trying to navigate his forties without his Cambridge neighborhood becoming overrun by...
The great blizzard of 1978 is an event seared in the memory of anyone who lived through it. Most of Greater Boston was quickly overwhelmed by the storm, which shut down all forms of transit, stranded...
A groundbreaking account of the cataclysmic hurricane of 1938 and its devastating impact on New England’s inland forests

The hurricane that pummeled the northeastern United...

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