The Suffolk Journal

The Titanic, lost love and a new storyline to the old tale

Felicity Otterbein

February 15, 2017

Heartbreak is timeless and relatable to all those who have experienced it. However, it can only go one of two ways. Either the boy or the girl wins over the other’s heart after a montage of long walks in the rain and lonely coffee shop visits, complete with some sort of graphic apology or love conf...

Suffolk alum stays true to roots in Boston-based novel

Author Paul Garvey is a Suffolk alumnus.
Courtesy of Paul Garvey

March 25, 2015

By Jenna Collins “Rook to Bishop” is an action-packed, heart-racing novel that captures the audience as soon as protagonist Liam Maguire, and the trouble surrounding him and his sister, is introduced. Paul Garvey, a 2005 graduate of Suffolk, has pushed his Finance degree aside and put his heart into what he enjoys- writing. “Rook to Bis...

Comedy queens chronicle 20 years in the limelight

Courtesy of  The Golden Globes' Facebook page

Jonathan Acosta Abi Hassan

February 18, 2015

The Batman and Robin dynamic duo of comedy, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, have changed the way the world views women in show business and comedy in the last two decades. So, it came as no surprise that in the last several years, both Fey and Poehler have released books that detail their groundbreaking careers...

Writers have been there, but never Dunham this

Photo courtesy of Lena Dunham's Facebook page

Colleen Day

February 12, 2015

By Colleen Day Lena Dunham’s tell-all book composed of hilarious, wise, and a fiercely frank collection of personal essays on growing up is a creative gem. Reminiscent of candid stand-up comic, actress, and former talk show host, Chelsea Handler’s, “Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea,”...

Novel Women in Bed does not meet expectations

(Photo by Ally Thibault)

Melissa Hanson

April 16, 2014

Jessica Keener’s collection of short stories somewhat appropriately titled Women in Bed could be for you. But that’s just it: it only could be. Keener has a voice that is unique and has a talent for descriptions, but the title of this collection is just a tad misleading. Just a few mere sentences...

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