The Sawyer Library Speaker Series Presents a Book Talk by Lorenzo Petruzziello (Suffolk BSc 1996, GMBA 2006). Aspiring writers or anyone interested in Italy, come hear Lorenzo talk about his background, and how he came to write THE LOVE FOOL while living in Rome. Location: Mildred F. Sawyer Library – Poetry Center – 3rd Floor […]Find out more »
Usha Venkatraman: Fearless princesses, a beautiful cockroach with a street smart granny, and wonderfully quirky kings and queens - this is the world of Usha Venkatraman, a spoken word Storyteller, who weaves magic with her words. Her puppetry skills makes her tales more fascinating Usha is Mumbai's award winning & leading Storyteller and a self-taught […]Find out more »
BELLE BRETT will read from her debut novel, Gina in the Floating World (She Writes Press), answer questions, and sign books at Porter Square Books. An unpaid bank internship in Japan’s booming 1981 economy is supposed to be the ticket into a prestigious international MBA program for naïve but ambitious Midwesterner Dorothy Falwell. But her […]Find out more »
Sarah Smarsh, reporter and essayist, presents "Heartland," her eye-opening and eloquent memoir about working-class poverty in the American Midwest, in conversation with Boston-based Linda K. Wertheimer, author of "Faith Ed, Teaching About Religion In An Age Of Intolerance." Smarsh was born a fifth generation Kansas wheat farmer on her paternal side and the product of generations […]Find out more »
Join Belmont Books for a conversation between HEATHER ABEL, author of The Optimistic Decade, and JESSICA KEENER, author of Strangers in Budapest.Find out more »
MOHSIN HAMID, author of Exit West, a finalist for the 2017 Man Book Prize and one of the New York Times's Top Ten Books of 2017, will be in conversation with moderator TIM HORVATH, as well as fielding questions from the audience. He will sign books after the event; copies will be available for purchase.Find out more »
SARAH SMARSH, reporter and essayist for such outlets as The Guardian and NewYorker.com, presents Heartland, her eye-opening and stunningly eloquent memoir of working-class poverty in the American Midwest. Sarah will be In conversation with Linda K. Wertheimer, veteran journalist and award-winning author of Faith Ed, Teaching about Religion in an Age of Intolerance. *Buy your copy […]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.