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6:30 pm

Comedian DREW TARVIN on his memoir, “The United States of Laughter”

November 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
More Than Words, 242 East Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02118, United States, 242 East Berkeley Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States

Join More Than Words for an author event with comedian and motivational speaker DREW TARVIN as he takes readers on a cross-country journey filled with quirky people and oddball experiences in his new memoir, "The United States of Laughter." The former computer engineer and self-described nerd, who traded a corporate job for the comedy spotlight, will […]

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ANNE FADIMAN presents The Wine Lover’s Daughter: A Memoir

November 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning writer ANNE FADIMAN—author of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down—for a discussion of her latest book, The Wine Lover's Daughter: A Memoir. This event is free and open to the public. About The Wine Lover's Daughter In The Wine Lover’s Daughter, Anne Fadiman examines―with all her characteristic wit […]

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NATHAN ENGLANDER: Dinner at the Center of the Earth

November 29, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Brookline Booksmith is proud to present NATHAN ENGLANDER as he discusses his novel: Dinner at the Center of the Earth. This event is ticketed! Pulitzer prize finalist, best-selling short story writer, and New Yorker writer NATHAN ENGLANDER discusses his new novel, Dinner at the Center of the Earth – the story of Prisoner Z, an […]

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