Boston Public Library in Copley Square (Photo: Flickr/Bill Ilott)

5 Boston Landmarks That Inspired My New Novel

(A Fictional Tour of the City)

Lisa Shanahan
Sep 24, 2015 · 8 min read

The Boston Public Library in Copley Square

On a visit to Boston in 2007, the inspiration to write a novel struck me while I was sitting on a bench in the park in Copley Square, drinking my go-to coffee, admiring the Beaux Arts architecture of the Boston Public Library where I used to hang out years ago when I…