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Dr. CRYSTAL FLEMING, author of How to Be Less Stupid About Race

In Conversation: Authors JENNA BLUM and RANDY SUSAN MEYERS, Partners in Public Dialogue with VILNA SHUL and Old South Meeting House

TOM CALVIN at Belmont Books

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BEN BRADLEE JR. on “The Forgotten”

ARCHANA SUFIANA Featured at Story Space

Colson Whitehead at Leslie University

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MFA/Mass Poetry: Poets in the Galleries

The Transnational Literature Series at Brookline Booksmith presents: Joshua Keating in conversation with Thomas Stackpole for INVISIBLE COUNTRIES: JOURNEYS TO THE EDGE OF NATIONHOOD

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Readable Feast

Inside the Combat Zone: The Stripped Down Story of Boston’s Most Notorious Neighborhood

Old South Meeting House Film Screening: Strange Interlude with Norma Shearer and Clark Gable

Howard Mansfield presents The Habit of Turning the World Upside Down: Our Belief in Property and the Cost of That Belief

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IDEA Boston: Italian-inspired festival of books, authors and culture

Poems in the Aftermath

Peter and The Starcatcher

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IDEA Boston: Italian-inspired festival of books, authors and culture

Peter and The Starcatcher

Malden Public Library Annual Fall Book Sale

Cancelled: SAACC Series: West Wingers

Grub Gone…POP

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Peter and The Starcatcher

Boston Public Library Art and Architecture Tour

Summer Ink

Rekindle Your Craft (and a writing marathon)

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Peter and The Starcatcher

Using What You Know To Write A Mystery

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Peter and The Starcatcher

Bruins legend BOBBY ORR signs copies of “Bobby: My Life in Pictures”

LYNN NOEL Featured at Story Space Tue 11/06/2018

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Peter and The Starcatcher

Author Talk and Book Signing with MELINDA PONDER

MFA/Mass Poetry: Poets in the Galleries

Back to the Afrofuture: A Conversation with Ytasha Womack at Emerson College

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Peter and The Starcatcher

PETER STARK at Belmont Books

Abigail DeWitt, News of Our Loved Ones

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Peter and The Starcatcher

Happy Hour Writing Session at GrubStreet

Stephen Lane presents No Sanctuary at Porter Sq Books

Jeff Speck presents Walkable City Rules at Brookline Booksmith

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Peter and The Starcatcher

A Night of Poetry at Outpost 186 in Cambridge

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Peter and The Starcatcher

Boston Public Library Art and Architecture Tour

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Peter and The Starcatcher

Chaya Bhuvaneswar Reads at Harvard Bookstore with Laura van den Berg

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Peter and The Starcatcher

Love & Strife: The Life of Saul Bellow–A Reading by Biographer Zachary Leader

JOYCE SABATO Featured at Story Space Tue 11/13/2018

VIRGINIA PYE and LAURA VAN DEN BERG

MassMouth Story Slam: Black Sheep

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Peter and The Starcatcher

MFA/Mass Poetry: Poets in the Galleries

Writing Marathon at The Village Works

ERIC JAY DOLIN reading at Belmont Books

Quite Mad: An American Pharma Memoir Reading & Signing w/ Sarah Fawn Montgomery

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Peter and The Starcatcher

Emerson College WLP Faculty/Alumni Reading Series

Dr. Max Abrahms, author of Rules for Rebels: The Science of Victory in Military History

CANCELED: Wendy Drexler & Gabrielle Calvocoressi at Belmont Books

Loss of Breath: The Unfinished Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe

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Peter and The Starcatcher

Loss of Breath: The Unfinished Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe

42nd Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair

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Peter and The Starcatcher

Loss of Breath: The Unfinished Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe

42nd Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair

School Street Sessions: Tino Villanueva at the Omni Parker House

TELLABRATION!™ Featured at Story Space Sat 11/17/2018

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Loss of Breath: The Unfinished Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe

42nd Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair

Boston Public Library Art and Architecture Tour

Leslie Zemeckis reading and signing at Cuchi Cuchi

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ANDREA KAMENS Featured at Story Space Tue 11/20/2018

Kwan Kew Lai, “Lest We Forget” at Belmont Books

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Boston Public Library Art and Architecture Tour

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Elizabeth Berg at Belmont Books

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Peter Fallon and David Ferry at Suffolk University

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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

Two Women on a Quest, with Belle Brett and Cheryl Suchors

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An Evening of Poetry and Conversation with RHINA P. ESPAILLAT

Emerson College WLP Scholar Series: Yu Jin Ko

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

B. A. Shapiro at Belmont Books

SHANNON MESSENGER presents at Wellesley Books

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Boston Public Library Art and Architecture Tour

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