Aforementioned Productions proudly presents a marathon reading of Sinclair Lewis’s semi-satirical novel, It Can’t Happen Here, which follows a journalist who fights fascism in the US after an authoritarian is elected president.
Brookline Booksmith will be hosting the reading overnight starting March 31 at 7pm and concluding April 1 at 1pm. Readers include writers and performers: Shuchi Saraswat, William Pierce, Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, Carissa Halston, Simeon Berry, Sam Cha, Josh Cook, Janaka Stucky, Catherine Parnell, Tim Hoover, and more! Hosted by Carissa Halston.
This event is free and open to the public. There will also be free pizza, wine, cupcakes and coffee.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.