The author of the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" series opened a new bookstore in downtown Plainville. (Dave Mager/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Wimpy Kid Author Hopes To Bring ‘Little Bit Of Magic’ With Plainville Bookstore

Best-selling author Jeff Kinney, who wrote the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, has opened a new bookstore in downtown Plainville.


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Must See Towns On The Spanish Mediterranean Coast

Maria Duenas, author of The Heart Has It’s Reason from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares her must see towns on the Mediterranean Coast.


Chris Nilan with the Toucher and Rich Show on January 31, 2014. (Photo Credit: Andrew Celani)

Toucher & Rich: Chris Nilan Talks Boston Roots, Whitey Bulger, Addiction And Recovery

Boston native and former NHL player Chris Nilan was a guest in studio Friday morning on the Toucher and Rich Show and talked about a wide array of topics, starting with his time growing up in Boston.

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Local Author’s New Book Offers Networking Tips

A brand new book has hit the market and it’s by a local author, who’s considered a networking guru.


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Local Led Zeppelin Author Talks About ‘Stairway’ Anniversary

It’s another sign that we’re getting older – 40 years ago today, the rock band Led Zeppelin released it’s now classic fourth album.


Kerouac remembered

A special weekend in Lowell, where the city is hosting a series of events to commemorate native son and author Jack Kerouac. WBZ’s Carl Stevens, who considers Kerouac among the straws that “stirs the drink of American […]


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The Fire & The Forest Service With Timothy Egan, Author, The Big Burn – August 21, 2010 #77/1

W@R examines the story of a huge forest fire in the early 1900’s that set the stage for how the Forest Service deals with the catastrophic fires of today in our interview with Timothy Egan, […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/21/2010

Job search

WBZ’s Deb Lawler talks with author Devorah Zack about the importance of networking in searching for a job.