Author News – Dale T. Phillips, Joanna Schaffhausen, and Leigh Perry

Dale T. Phillips, Joanna Schaffhausen, and Leigh Perry will be signing books at the Leominster Barnes and Noble, Noon to 4. Saturday, January 27, 2024

Dale will also be interviewing CNN Journalist Tom Foreman for the Tewksbury Library Writer’s Night Out on Tuesday night, January 30th, at 7, discussing Foreman’s book My Year of Running Dangerously. Register for the webinar:


January meeting

Crime in Boston – Stephanie Schorow and Beverly Ford
Wednesday, January 10, 2024
6:30 to socialize
The meeting proper starts at 7pm

Stephanie Schorow is an award-winning newspaper reporter and editor, Boston University communications instructor, and the author or co-author of nine nonfiction books on topics such as fires, crime, drinking, and sexual politics, including The Crime of the Century on the infamous 1950s Brinks robbery. See

Beverly Ford, a former police reporter, is a Boston-based journalist and author who has spent more than 20 years as a reporter and freelance writer for The Boston Herald, The New York Daily News, The London Times, The London Mirror, The Irish Times, Access Magazine, Bloomberg News, and other publications. Schorow and Ford co-authored The Boston Mob Guide: Hit Men, Hoodlums & Hideouts.

They will talk about their experience gathering material for the Boston Mob Guide, and Schorow will talk about the Brink’s heist.