Don't miss Pride & Prejudice adapted by Jon Jory young audiences, from the novel by Jane Austen. This production, directed by Courtney O'Connor, runs between December 1st and December 9th. Finding a husband isn’t Elizabeth Bennet's most urgent priority, but it's difficult to escape the subject—especially once she meets the enigmatic Mr. Darcy. But in a […]Find out more »
Boston University hosts JEFFERSON MORLEY, author of The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton. JEFFERSON MORLEY is a journalist and editor who has worked in Washington journalism for over thirty years, fifteen of which were spent as an editor and reporter at The Washington Post. The author of Our Man in Mexico, […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning poet and translator DAVID FERRY for a discussion of his translation of Virgil's Aeneid. He will be joined in conversation by award-winning poet and critic, former poet laureate, and Boston University professor ROBERT PINSKY. This event is co-sponsored by Mass Humanities. This event is free and also includes a book […]Find out more »
Brookline Booksmith presents CLEA SIMON, as she discusses her novel, World Enough, with BRETT MILANO. This event is free and open to the public! The camaraderie of Boston’s club scene hides something darker. A night out to hear some music, a band she used to love; but when onetime rock critic Tara Winton accepts an […]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.