Lesley University’s summer reading series will bring a variety of acclaimed authors to campus June 22 to 27 at Marran Theater, 34 Mellen St., Cambridge. All readings are free and open to the public. MIRA T. LEE (pictured) and OLIVE SENIOR will headline the annual series as visiting writers. A selection of writers from the […]Find out more »
Thinking of applying to the Novel Generator? GrubStreet will host an informal Q&A session with instructor ANNIE HARNETT on Wednesday, June 27th, 6:30-7:30 p.m., here at GrubStreet HQ, to answer any questions you have about the Generator, including the workload, the application process, what the program does and doesn’t entail, the schedule, the philosophy behind our approach, and […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes acclaimed author and journalist ALISSA QUART for a discussion of her latest book, Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America. She will be joined in conversation by LISA MULLINS, the voice of WBUR's All Things Considered. Families today are squeezed on every side—from high childcare costs and harsh employment policies to workplaces without […]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.