Celebrate the holiday season right with signed books for everyone on your list. Join us for short performances by recent Massachusetts Book Awards winners, honorees, and long-listers and grab a signed and personalized copy of their work for your favorite book lovers. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for adults, young adults, and middle graders, plus picture books for the kids. Our authors will be on hand to share their John Hancocks and chat with readers both old and new. Books for sale by Porter Square Books.
Authors in our Dozen include: Mira T. Lee, Allegra Goodman, Stephen McCauley, Jill Lepore, Jabari Asim, Kevin McLellan, Richard Hoffman, Fred Marchant, Nancy Werlin, Katie Bayerl, Cynthia Levinson, and Julia Denos.
This event is coordinated by Massachusetts Center for the Book, www.massbook.org.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.