Join the Boston Athenaeum for an event in celebration of STEVE ROSS, former Psychologist for the City of Boston and founder of the New England Holocaust Memorial, one of Boston’s most visited sites, whose vandalism in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, helped unite the city in the enormous march against hate speech […]Find out more »
The Turtle (PETER BRODEUR) is gone. Long live his stories. We are stunned and saddened by Peter's sudden and untimely passing from this life, and offer heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and fans. His good friend and fellow NH storyteller LAURETTA PHILLIPS will honor his memory by stepping in to fill his feature spot. Hosted By: […]Find out more »
GAIL HONEYMAN joins us to celebrate the paperback release of her bestselling novel Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. People Magazine says, “This wacky, charming novel draws you in with humor, then turns out to contain both a suspenseful subplot and a sweet romance. Hilarious and moving.” Tickets for this event are $5 and can be […]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.