Porter Square Books is pleased to bring you the first Tell-All Boston event of 2020, with special guest Calvin Hennick and a lineup of readers to be announced shortly!
In his unforgettable debut memoir Once More to the Rodeo, Calvin Hennick holds a mirror up to both himself and modern America, in an urgent and timely story that all parents, and indeed all Americans, need to read.
Five years into fatherhood, Calvin Hennick is plagued by self-doubt and full of questions. How can he teach his son to be a man, when his own father figures abandoned him? As a white man, what can he possibly teach his biracial son about how to live as a black man in America? And what does it even mean to be a man today, when society’s expectations of men seem to change from moment to moment? In search of answers, Calvin takes his young son on the road, traveling across the country to the annual rodeo in his small Iowa hometown
Featuring a host of fantastic co-readers, to be announced shortly!
For one night per calendar season, we host a creative confessional. Award-winning writers, best-selling authors, and emerging stars share first-person stories that make meaning from lived experience.
Our goal is to foster a community of honesty and discovery, through the power of memoir.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.