The Olympics coulda-shoulda-mighta been a chance not only to show off the best of the city, but also to help create a vision of an updated, modern Boston.
A Boston-based journalist and author, Anita Diamant has written 12 books, including the bestselling novel, “The Red Tent,” which has been published in 25 countries and 20 languages.
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The novelist, a daughter of Holocaust survivors, wrestles with the
question of whether forgiveness is possible in the cases of the Boston Marathon
bomber and the Charleston shooting suspect.
His approach — making yoga accessible to everybody — is not sweaty or sexy. Which isn’t to say that it’s easy.
The first anniversary of the marathon attack has Anita Diamant thinking about the families of those who lost their lives.
This one says yes. I may live In Newton — but Boston, you’re my home.
Much ado about sweet potato latkes?
When I told people I was going swimming in the Charles, the response was either “Ewww,” or, “Can I come too?”
I can’t help but worry Stewart’s movie project is a harbinger. I suspect we’re being primed for succession.
Memorials owe their meaning and their random beauty to the efforts of a community of neighbors — and strangers.
SJP, she who made Monolo Blahnik a household name, blames inexpensive high heels for her podiatric woes. Anita Diamant isn’t buying it.
For better or worse, wind power is changing our natural landscape. Not everyone is pleased. But Anita Diamant suspects most people will come around.
A look at the history of inaugural poems and the surprising vitality of contemporary American poetry.
Jane Austen takes for granted that her female characters are human beings — no more and no less than their male counterparts. What’s more “feminist” than that?