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GrubStreet Spring 2018 Open House and Showcase

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GREG SANFORD Featured at Story Space

Mass Poetry’s U35 Poetry Series at Trident Booksellers & Cafe

Author and Vanity Fair editor CULLEN MURPHY talks memoir with ALEX BEAM

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Comedian DREW TARVIN on his memoir, “The United States of Laughter”

ANNE FADIMAN presents The Wine Lover’s Daughter: A Memoir

NATHAN ENGLANDER: Dinner at the Center of the Earth

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In Conversation: Author ALLEGRA GOODMAN

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Pride & Prejudice: Theatre for Young Audiences Adaptation

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Pride & Prejudice: Theatre for Young Audiences Adaptation

The Dire Series at the Middle East

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Pride & Prejudice: Theatre for Young Audiences Adaptation

The Tremble of Love: A Novel of the Baal Shem Tov, Reading & Discussion with ANI TUZMAN

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Pride & Prejudice: Theatre for Young Audiences Adaptation

Acclaimed Author JEFFERSON MORLEY on “The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton”

Poet DAVID FERRY on Virgil’s Aeneid

Novelist CLEA SIMON in conversation with BRETT MILANO

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Pride & Prejudice: Theatre for Young Audiences Adaptation

South Boston Writer ROSE SAIA at Story Space

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Pride & Prejudice: Theatre for Young Audiences Adaptation

GrubStreet Novel Incubator Open House and Info Session

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Pride & Prejudice: Theatre for Young Audiences Adaptation

JESSICA KEENER, author of Strangers in Budapest, in conversation with RISA MILLER

Award-Winning Poet/Critic KEVIN YOUNG on the History of “Bunk”

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Pride & Prejudice: Theatre for Young Audiences Adaptation

Day Long Meditation and Writing Retreat

JENNIFER CHIAVERINI on “The Enchantress of Numbers” at Wellesley Books

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Pride & Prejudice: Theatre for Young Audiences Adaptation

Writers Read at Turtle Studios Open House

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Harvard Book Store Gives Back

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TINA BROWN at Harvard Book Store

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CHERYL PERREAULT & STEVE RAPSON Featured at Story Space

Elizabeth Berg author event at Wellesley Books

MassMouth at Trident Booksellers & Cafe

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BRIAN CLEMENTS, ALEXANDRA TEAGUE, and DEAN RADER, editors of Bullets into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence

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Call for Submissions – Embark: A Literary Journal for Novelists

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State Library of Massachusetts Author Talk: MICHAEL HOLLEY

Writers and Illustrators Meet & Greet at Harrington’s Pub

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ArtsEmerson presents Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia

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ArtsEmerson presents Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia

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Book Swap at Trident Booksellers & Cafe

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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.