Entries by bbf_norah

Get Ready for BBF 2016

Perhaps you’re the type who’s already planned your BBF schedule down to the minute, or maybe you’re planning on just showing up in Copley Square on October 15 and making it up as you go along. Either way, we’ve put together some key hints and tips to help you have a great day at BBF 2016! […]

Win a Vespa at BBF 2016

If a book is food for your mind, a Vespa is an espresso machine for your body–and we’re bringing the two together at BBF 2016! Thanks to a generous donation from Piaggio Fast Forward, we are running our first-ever fundraising raffle at the BBF. The winner will receive a brand-new Vespa Sprint 150 (in “BBF Red,” of course)! Tickets are $10 and will […]

BBF 2016: Make It Your Own

If you’re as much of a planner as we are, you’re sure to be thrilled with the new schedule-building tools on our website. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of the new features! Look! The default option for displaying sessions is the so-called simple view, but that’s not your only […]

What Are You Reading, Boston?

We’ve just announced the lineup of fabulous authors and presenters and in a few weeks we will reveal all the other details of BBF 2016: author pairings, times, locations . . . everything you need to know to get ready for Boston’s annual literary extravaganza. In the meantime, we thought you might be as curious […]

What We’re Reading This Summer

This year, we’re wondering: What are you reading? We started by asking our staff for their current summer reading recommendations, below. And we’d love to hear from you too: use the hashtag #whatareyoureadingboston to join the conversation! Deborah Z Porter, Founding Executive Director I am reading Susan Faludi’s extraordinary new book, In the Darkroom. It is […]

BBF Unbound 2016: Seeking Submissions

2015’s series of BBF Unbound community-curated sessions was rich and diverse, focusing on such topics as: the new debate over religion in the schools; why YA is a genre for everyone; and ways to make your content stand out online. We love hearing your ideas for sessions and working with you to develop successful BBF […]