Longreads.com features the best storytelling on the Web from hundreds of publishers. This month, they’re also featuring their favorite stories from 2014. It’s quite a list.
Steal a page, or a sheet of wrapping paper, as the case may be, from Japan’s Takashimaya Department Store, and learn how you’ve been wrapping gifts all wrong all these years.
HBO President of Miniseries Kary Antholis ’84 teamed up with his Bowdoin classmate and JFK Library Director Thomas Putnam ’84 Tuesday evening to treat Bostonians and several visiting Mainers—including Bowdoin Dean for Academic Affairs Cristle Collins Judd—to a preview of the upcoming HBO miniseries “Olive Kitteridge.”
The event—held at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum in Boston—was also attended by Harpswell resident and author Elizabeth Strout (Bates College Class of 1977), whose novel, “Olive Kitteridge” won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The series based on the novel premieres on HBO on Sunday, November 2.