Boston Athenaeum welcomes STEVEN KINZER for a discussion on his newest book, The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire. Acclaimed journalist Kinzer will discuss the domestic clamor over America’s imperial ventures at the dawn of the 20th century. After a century of continental expansion, the United States came uponFind out more »
Brookline Booksmith welcomes MORGAN PARKER, author of the poetry collection, There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce. for Unrelentingly feminist, tender, ruthless, and sequined, Parker’s poems are an altar to the complexities of black American womanhood in a time of war over bodies and power. They celebrate, they mourn, they command your undivided attention.Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.