Are you a history lover? Join historian NOAM MAGGOR at the Boston Public Library. Maggor’s book Gilded Age, Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America's First Gilded Age explores how the moneyed elite in Boston―the quintessential East Coast establishment―leveraged their wealth to forge transcontinental networks of commodities, labor, and transportation. The Civil War came […]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.