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6:30 pm

The Rise of the Rocket Girls

February 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
WorkBar Cambridge, 45 Prospect St
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

Hidden Figures sparked your curiosity? Join local science writer NATHALIA HOLT at Harvard Book Store for the riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. Holt is a Fellow at the Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, and will be discussing her new book: Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us from Missiles […]

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7:00 pm

KAITLYN GREENIDGE: We Love You, Charlie Freeman

February 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Porter Square Books, 25 White Street
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States

Porter Square Books welcomes KAITLYN GREENIDGE for a discussion of her acclaimed novel, We Love You, Charlie Freeman. The Freeman family--Charles, Laurel, and their daughters, teenage Charlotte and nine-year-old Callie--have been invited to the Toneybee Institute in rural Massachusetts to participate in a research experiment. They will live in an apartment on campus with Charlie, a […]

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