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Elizabeth Berg at Belmont Books

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Mei-Lin Po Featured at Story Space Tue 11/27/2018

Peter Fallon and David Ferry at Suffolk University

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Lecture by Francisco Goldman

Thrill Me, Chill Me: Mystery Writers Panel at the Boston Public Library

MFA/Mass Poetry: Poets in the Galleries

A Visit with Louisa May Alcott – Living History Performance with Jan Turnquist

Ariel Burger at Belmont Books

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An Evening of Poetry and Conversation with RHINA P. ESPAILLAT

Emerson College WLP Scholar Series: Yu Jin Ko

Story Club Boston: Reading and Open Mic

A Visit with Louisa May Alcott, Living History Performance with Jan Turnquist

B. A. Shapiro at Belmont Books

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Book Sale at the Brighton Public Library

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Saturday Morning Story Time: Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple

Pop-up Holiday Bookstore

Eric Dregni presents YOU’RE SENDING ME WHERE?

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Author Holiday Gift Wrapping

Boston Public Library Art and Architecture Tour

Moses Baskets: Saving Children on the Lusitania

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Belmont Bookseller Susan Bernhard presents WINTER LOON

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Discussion of THE PATS: An Illustrated History of the New England Patriots at Boston Public Library

Silent Book Club at Trident

Dan Dahari Featured at Story Space Tue 12/04/2018

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Chaya Bhuvaneswar at Belmont Books

SPARE CHANGE Poetry Reading at Trident

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Readable Feast

7th Annual Mystery Night Gala

SHAME IS AN OCEAN I SWIM ACROSS with Mary Lambert

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Story Time with Erin Dionne

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SAACC Series: West Wingers

Reading and Open Mic with Italian American Writers Association

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Boston Public Library Art and Architecture Tour

Jabari Asim in conversation with Linda K. Wertheimer

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Hometown Authors Holiday Book Sale

Author Talk with Jack Kelly

Book Swap at Trident Bookstore

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Book Signing with Meredith Goldstein

Rebels and Admirers – Poets of the Old South, 1700s to Today

Story Space: Poets Abner Serd & Bruce Marcus Perform

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Author Talk and Book Signing with Dick Lehr

FREE Brown Bag Lunch Writing Series with Grub Street

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Celebrated author ANN HOOD Shares Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Love, Life, and Food

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Boston Public Library Art and Architecture Tour

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Rekindle Your Craft

Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them

Author Robyn Perkins Featured at Story Space

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Letters to Doris: Author Talk

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Boston Public Library Art and Architecture Tour

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Boston Public Library Art and Architecture Tour

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INVASIONS at Trident

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Author Talk & Book Signing: David Blair, Dewitt Henry and Marc Vincenz at Brookline Booksmith

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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.