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12:00 pm

THE FAIR CHASE: The Epic Story of Hunting in America

May 30, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Boston Athenæum, 10 ½ Beacon Street
Boston, MA United States
Free - $10

From Daniel Boone to Teddy Roosevelt, hunting is one of America's most sacred--but also most fraught-traditions. It was promoted in the 19th century as a way to reconnect "soft" urban Americans with nature and to the legacy of the country's pathfinding heroes. Fair chase, a hunting code of ethics emphasizing fairness, rugged independence, and restraint […]

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7:00 pm


May 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

Brookline Booksmith hosts PAMELA DRUCKERMAN, the best-selling author of Bringing Up Bébé. as she investigates life in her forties, and wonders whether her mind will ever catch up with her face. This event is free and open to the public.

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7:30 pm

MICHELLE TEA– Against the Memoir: Complaints, Confessions, and Criticism

May 30, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Loring-Greenough House, 12 South Street
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130

Join Papercuts and the Feminist Press at the Loring Greenough House for a reading of Against the Memoir: Complaints, Confessions, and Criticism by author MICHELLE TEA. She will also be joined by author and professor ANDREA LAWLOR, writer of Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl. Experience readings from the authors, engage in discussion, […]

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