Associate Professor Niloufer Sohrabji, chair of the Simmons University Department of Economics, on owning a bookstore and meeting Captain America.

Deborah Z Porter ’01MA, ’15HD, founder and executive director of the Boston Book Festival, on throwing pots and how she became a book person.

What would you title your autobiography? Go East, Young Man. When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? Anything but a minister; for most of my youth I assumed I would become a lawyer. What accomplishment