The State Library invites you to our final author talk of the season: on Thursday, June 21, authors PATRICIA HARRIS and DAVID LYON will speak about their new book, Historic New England: A Tour of the Region’s Top 100 National Landmarks. Just in time for your summer road trip, this author talk will focus on […]Find out more »
The Boston Public Library is proud to host a panel on the evolution of human nature. The panelists include: Lisa Feldman Barret, Ph.D. University Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Northeastern University Author of, "How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain." Nathan H. Lents, Ph.D. Professor of Biology, John Jay College, the City University […]Find out more »
The Boston Public Library's Newsfeed Cafe is pleased to welcome JENNA BLUM, New York Times bestselling author of Those Who Save Us in conversation with GREG HARRIS, Founding Editor of Pangyrus literary magazine, about her new book The Lost Family.Find out more »
Boston-based writer and storyteller and GrubStreet instructor JUDAH LEBLANG presents the premiere of his one-man show "It's Now or Never" on Thursday evening June 21, 7:30 pm at Turtle Studios, 213 California Street in Newton. This is a special preview before he takes it on the road to fringe festivals in Canada. The show is […]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.