Porter Square Books hosts novelist KATHERINE NICHOLS with her newest book: Deep Water.
It’s 1971 in Coronado, a small southern California beach town. For seventeen-year-old Eddie Otero, a skilled waterman and avid surfer, life is simple. Then a friend makes him an offer: Swim an illicit package across the border from Mexico. The intense workout is dangerous. Thrilling. Lucrative. And the beginning of a small business. The smuggling adventure grows into a one hundred million dollar global operation, and soon they become fugitives living on the edge…
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Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.