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Animals Strike Curious Poses, A Novel by ELENA PASSARELLO

March 1, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
La Rana Rossa, 154 Green Street
Boston, MA 02130 United States

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 and […]

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JIM SHEPARD- The World To Come

March 1, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

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, a […]

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Cambridge Forum with On Being’s KRISTA TIPPETT

March 1, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Parish In Cambridge, 1446 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

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 host […]

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