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Stephanie Gayle talk at Cambridge Public Library

Tessa Hadley in conversation with James Wood

The Harvard Square Book Circle at Harvard Book Store

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Mass Poetry U35 Reading at Trident

January U35 Reading with Mass Poetry

Author Talk: Justin Driver

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Author Talk: Richard Wrangham

Author Talk: Anthony Tommasini

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Fantastic Fiction Reading with Speculative Boston

Karen Dillon and Efosa Ojomo at Brookline Booksmith

Author Talk & Signing: Daisy Johnson

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Joanna Schaffhausen in conversation with Hank Phillippi Ryan at the BPL

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Author Talk with Katrin Schumann, Susan Bernhard, and James Charlesworth

Reading with Chloe Benjamin at the BPL

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Author Talk and Book Signing with Linda F. Nathan

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Belmont Books Kids Book Club

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Reading with Andrew Aydin at the BPL

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Mindful by Design Book Launch and Reading: Mindfulness, Design, and Storytelling

Valentine’s Day Featured at Story Space Tue 02/12/2019

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Book Launch and Signing: The Privileged Poor

Crystal King Launch at Belmont Books

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Longfellow!

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Longfellow!

Family Game Night at Belmont Books

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Longfellow!

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Longfellow!

Story Time with Maddie Frost

WLP Scholar Series: Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann

Concord Bookshop Presents The Chef’s Secret by Crystal King

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Longfellow!

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Lisa Gardner new book luncheon

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WLP Pub Series: How to Get a (Cool) Job: Recent Alumni on Finding Success

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Ayesha Harruna Attah in conversation with Zoë Gadegbeku at the BPL

Mandeliene Smith presents RUTTING SEASON at Porter Square Books

Craig Morgan Teicher & Natalie Shapero at Belmont Books

Elinor Lipman at Wellesley Books

Book launch and reading with Mandeliene Smith

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Jane Brox and DeWitt Henry Reading and Discussion

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Tui Sutherland Launch at Belmont Books

Taft Public Library Presents The Chef’s Secret by Crystal King

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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.