The Fifth Edition of Tell-All Boston takes place Nov. 7 at the Middlesex Lounge in Cambridge. Special guest William Dameron, author of “The Lie: A Memoir of Two Marriages, Catfishing & Coming Out.” Doors open 7pm; show begins 7:30pm. Featured readers to be announced. Tell-All is a literary performance series celebrating creative nonfiction and personal essay brought to you by GrubStreet and the alumni of the Memoir and Essay Incubators. For more information visit www.tellallboston.com.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.