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CRYSTAL KING Reads from Feast of Sorrow

April 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Come hear CRYSTAL KING read from her debut novel, Feast of Sorrow, learn about the incredible history of the world's first known gourmand, and sample ancient Roman nibbles. Held in the Cambridge Public Library downstairs auditorium, Porter Square Books will be on hand to sell copies of the book. Set amongst the scandal, wealth, and upstairs-downstairs […]

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MARY GAITSKILL at Harvard Book Store

April 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

From one of the most singular presences in American fiction comes a searingly intelligent book of essays on matters literary, social, cultural, and personal. Whether she’s writing about date rape or political adultery or writers from John Updike to Gillian Flynn, Mary Gaitskill reads her subjects deftly and aphoristically and moves beyond them to locate […]

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