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Story Club Boston

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LEENY DEL SEAMONDS at Story Space

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Beyond Beauport Book Party & Maritime Celebration

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Boston Writers of Color: August Social!

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

Dire Literary Series presents Sonya Larson, Michael Keith and Marguerite Bourvard

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Scholarships Applications Now Available to Iceland Writers Retreat

Tony Toledo at Story Space

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MFA/Mass Poetry: Poets in the Galleries

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Readable Feast: The Making of a Cookbook

“One Man’s Journey through the Middle Ages” at the Cambridge Public Library

LANA POPOVIC at Belmont Books

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GARY SHTEYNGART at Harvard Bookstore

CATHERINE GUTHRIE: Flat

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

APARNA JAIN in Conversation with VIDYA SRI

JENNA BLUM at Boston Public Market Kitchen

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BIG JOE Featured at Story Space

Literary Death Match Boston

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ANNE BOYD RIOUX: Author of Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy

MFA/Mass Poetry: Poets in the Galleries

Biographer ANTONIA FELIX on ELIZABETH WARREN

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Screenwriter/author JEFFREY LEWIS at Belmont Books

CHERYL SUCHORS: Book Launch and After Party for 48 Peaks

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

The Great Late Bloomer’s Cake Baking Contest

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Louisa May Alcott’s Boston – Walking Tour

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ERICK KLINENBERG on How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life

Reading from Forest Hills Cemetery-inspired Novel

Voices from Latin America: A Reading & Conversation with HECTOR ABAD

NIGEL TRAVIS (Dunkin Donuts chairman) at Wellesley Books

DANA LEVIN in conversation with STEPHANIE BURT

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Author Talk and Book Signing with KARILYN CROCKETT

Suffolk’s ELIF ARMBRUSTER on Jo March: A “Little Woman” turns “Nasty Woman”

Transnational Literature Series at Brookline Booksmith Presents: Dubravka Ugrešić and American Fictionary

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FREE Brown Bag Lunch Writing Series

MFA/Mass Poetry: Poets in the Galleries

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Book Launch for “My Real Name Is Hanna”

Idol Talk: Women Writers on the Teenage Infatuations that Changed Their Lives

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Writers’ Craft Series: On the Dark Side: YA Authors Talk Craft

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

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Story Club Boston in Jamaica Plain

Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret

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Rekindle Your Craft: A Prompt-Writing Night

Phyllis Blackstone at Story Space

Transnational Literature Series at Brookline Booksmith presents: Olga Tokarczuk for FLIGHTS

September U35 Reading Series w/Mass Poetry

Crime Fiction Authors in Conversation

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Boston Authors Club Annual Awards Program at the BPL

MFA/Mass Poetry: Poets in the Galleries

CHERYL SUCHORS at Belmont Books

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Visual Storytelling, Visual Communication

STEPHANIE GAYLE at Belmont Books

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The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

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Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.