When MARTHA REED JOHNSON's father declared his family "no longer fit for public camping" and purchased land in the wilderness of Nova Scotia, he unwittingly provided Martha with stories for a lifetime. Join her as she unravels the daring life of her father and the legacy that lives on. This event is hosted by: RALPH CHADIS […]Find out more »
BOUNDARIES: Prepare a five-minute story about boundaries—the brink, the border, the barriers. Think meddlesome in-laws and visits from outlaws. Mark your territory! Color outside the lines! Bring us stories about the ball that went out of bounds, the fences you've hopped, or that time you got flashed on the subway. When is it time to draw […]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.