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A Fresh Take on Robert Lowell at Harvard Book Store

March 9, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Book Store welcomes Johns Hopkins University professor of psychiatry KAY REDFIELD JAMISON for a discussion of her latest book, Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character. Jamison also authored of national best sellers, An Unquiet Mind, Night Falls Fast, and Touched with Fire. In this magisterial study of the relationship between illness and art, […]

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How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain

March 9, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

Brookline Booksmith welcomes psychologist and neuroscientist LISA FELDMAN BARRETT, author of How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain. In her new book BARRETT sheds light on the science of emotion – its relationship to rational thought, individuals’ control over their urges, and the broader implications emotionality has for life. This event is free and open to […]

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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.