Join actor, writer, and Whiting Award winner ELENA PASSARELLO at La Rana Rossa for this discussion on her novel, Animals Strike Curious Poses. Beginning with Yuka, a 39,000 year old mummified woolly mammoth recently found in the Siberian permafrost, each of the 16 essays in Animals Strike Curious Poses investigates a different famous animal named andFind out more »
Join JIM SHEPARD at Harvard Book Store for a discussion of his latest short story collection, The World To Come. Shepard's other works include Love and Hydrogen; Like You'd Understand, Anyway; and You Think That's Bad. The ten stories in World to Come ring with voices belonging to—among others—English Arctic explorers in one of history's most nightmarish expeditions, aFind out more »
Cambridge Forum welcomes KRISTA TIPPETT for a discussion of her book Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living. Tippett is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times–bestselling author. In 2014, she received the National Humanities Medal at the White House for "thoughtfully delving into the mysteries of human existence." She is the hostFind out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.