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 […]Find out more »
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 […]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.