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Pride & Prejudice: Theatre for Young Audiences Adaptation

December 1, 2017 | 10:00 am - December 9, 2017 | 10:30 pm
Semel Theater, 10 Boylston Place
Boston , MA 02116 United States

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 […]

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6:00 pm

JESSICA KEENER, author of Strangers in Budapest, in conversation with RISA MILLER

December 7, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116 United States

In JESSICA KEENER’s atmospheric and intricately woven novel, a young American couple and their infant son move to the mysterious city of Budapest. Eight months into their stay, they receive a secretive request from friends in the United States to check in on a Jewish American World War II veteran JESSICA KEENER is the author […]

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7:00 pm

Award-Winning Poet/Critic KEVIN YOUNG on the History of “Bunk”

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

Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning poet and critic KEVIN YOUNG for a discussion of his latest book, Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News. This event is co-sponsored by Mass Humanities. This event is free and open to the public! About Bunk Bunk traces the history of the hoax as […]

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Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.