One Book, One City? Cast your vote


VOTE: What book should we read?

The Boston Globe is hosting our own version of a city-wide reading project -- but what book should we read? We've asked for your suggestions and have put together a list of 10 titles — cast your vote now!
America's Athens shrugged

America's Athens shrugged

Chicago has one. So do Malibu and San Diego, Denver and Poughkeepsie, Seattle and Philadelphia. Somerville does too. Hundreds of cities have embraced a program that celebrates reading and books, but Boston, a hotbed of literacy and culture, remains surprisingly cool to it. Why?
(Sam Allis, Globe Staff)

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