Most people wouldn’t choose somewhere desolate and snowy for creative endeavors. But author NELL STEVENS wanted no distractions. Join her at Brookline Booksmith for a discussion of her book– the end result of her struggle to craft a debut novel. A whimsical blend of memoir and travelogue, laced with wry writing advice, Bleaker House is the story of Steven’s attempt to hunker down and write – not in some idyllic French villa, but on a frozen rock in the Falklands, with only penguins and her own paranoia for company.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.