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BOOK REVIEW

Regeneration and time travel

Lidia Yuknavitch's book takes place across time, swimming between an imaginable and not too distant future fifty-plus years from now when boat tours bring sightseers to the almost completely submerged Statue of Liberty, swallowed up by rising seas. Then we are taken into the past.

NEW ENGLAND LITERARY NEWS

Poetic postcards to share, a book about a book-maker, and a call to re-read Frederick Douglass

All the bookish news from around the region.

STORY BEHIND THE BOOK

Remembrance and reclamation in ‘We Refuse to Forget’

Oklahoma-raised journalist Caleb Gayle tells "A True Story of Black Creeks, American Identity, and Power."

Massachusetts native James Jackson Jr.’s head-spinning journey into ‘A Strange Loop’

Jackson, who grew up in Randolph, moved to New York and eventually established himself as a solo cabaret performer. Now he has made his Broadway debut at age 46 in a Tony-winning musical that is its own out-of-leftfield success.

BOOKINGS

Author readings around Boston June 26-July 2

All author appearances are virtual and free unless otherwise noted.

BOOKS

Local bestsellers for the week ended June 19

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound.

THE TICKET

Things to do around Boston this weekend and beyond

Music, theater, comedy, museum, and family events, and more, selected by Globe critics and writers.

Dance Review

Jacob’s Pillow kicks off the 2022 season with provocative ‘America(na) to Me’

The performance marked the reopening of the renovated Ted Shawn Theatre.


MATTHEW GILBERT

Some favorites from TV’s archive of LGBTQ characters and stories

These are some of the series, characters, and moments that have meant something to me over the years, from an early episode of "All in the Family" to now.

QUICK BITE

Chef Dave’s is a classic restaurant with just enough twists

The Chestnut Hill spot has the intimacy of a bistro and a chophouse-influenced menu.

TV CRITIC'S CORNER

‘Loot’ is rich with relationships, if not messages

The Apple TV+ comedy stars Maya Rudolph as a suddenly rich woman who tries philanthropy as a whim.

ART REVIEW

At the Met, ‘Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents’ offers a completist’s view

Born in Boston and raised in Cambridge, the painter captured the wildness of the sea and the brutality of human conflict in his oils and watercolors, 88 of which are now on view in New York.

MUSIC REVIEW

Tears for Fears let it all out at Leader Bank Pavilion

The ‘80s survivors were that rare combination, a legacy act that still has something to say.

Boston Gay Men’s Chorus and Disney harmonize on a first-of-its-kind concert

“Disney PRIDE In Concert" marks the first time the company has collaborated with a chorus to create a live concert from its catalog. Two performances are scheduled this weekend at Symphony Hall.

DOC TALK

The legacy of Chernobyl, a portrait of the hustler as an aging man

Watching "Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes" and "Portrait of Jason"

‘Someone had to move first’: MFA plans sale of NFTs based on fragile French pastels

The museum hopes to fund conservation efforts with the proceeds, but uncertainty in the crypto market raises questions.