Tag: Chevalier’s Books

Father Greg Boyle returned to Chevalier’s

Father Greg Boyle returned to Chevalier’s

| January 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

“When I was a youngster living in the neighborhood, I often came to Chevalier’s and always was amazed that it was such a big bookstore,” said the Rev. Gregory Boyle, emphasizing the word “big.” His point was that he was little then, a point well received by one of the largest audiences to attend an […]

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Book talks of lessons in kinship, compassion

Book talks of lessons in kinship, compassion

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

“Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship,” by Rev. Gregory Boyle, who grew up in Windsor Square and attended Loyola High School, was released last month by Simon & Schuster. A collection of stories, ideas and parables based on Boyle’s 30 years of working with gangbangers, or “homies,” and their families, “Barking to […]

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Resident takes Young Adult genre by storm in ‘Dangerous Year’

Resident takes Young Adult genre by storm in ‘Dangerous Year’

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the October issue of the Larchmont Chronicle goes to press, first-time author and Brookside resident Kes Trester’s soon-to-be-released Young Adult (YA) novel, “A Dangerous Year,” is already racking up positive reviews. “This is our new Gossip Girl, guys. We can feel it,” raves HelloGiggles.com. “You’ll devour this clever and dangerously good plot. We guarantee […]

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Authors on Larchmont

Authors on Larchmont

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Crime scene yellow tape was in evidence for the Chevalier’s Books discussion of  the new story collection, “The Highway Kind: Tales of Fast Cars, Desperate Drivers and Dark Roads,” Nov. 15. The collection of original stories hail from acclaimed crime writers, including Michael Connelly, Ben H. Winters, Gary Phillips and Sara Gran. They discussed  the […]

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Book club keeps indie bookstore spirit alive

Book club keeps indie bookstore spirit alive

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Having an independent bookstore in the neighborhood is a major perk for many residents. Unlike online or big box retailers, they can offer customers a curated experience and foster community. On Larchmont Blvd., Chevalier’s Books does just that through a monthly book club. The club is simple. Each month, members pick a book and then […]

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M.F.K. Fisher writer in residence in the neighborhood

M.F.K. Fisher writer in residence in the neighborhood

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The writer M.F.K. Fisher (1908-1992) seems to be best remembered as a “food” writer, known especially for celebrating the terroir and everyday triumphs of the gastronomy of Provence. But there is much more to her life, and much more to the writer about whom W.H. Auden in 1963 said: “I do not know of anyone […]

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