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8:00 am

Frankenstein Read Aloud!

October 20, 2018 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Belmont Books, 79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478

Join us for a read-aloud marathon of this year's selection for One Book One Belmont: Frankenstein by MARY SHELLEY. The reading will kick off at 8 AM and continue through the end of the novel. If you would like to sign up to read, email events belmontbooks com. Volunteer readers will receive 10% off bookstore […]

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10:00 am

The Hub of Literary America Walking Tour

October 20, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

$6 - $15

By the mid-nineteenth century, Boston had earned the nickname “The Athens of America”, as an important center for literature and as home to many of America's greatest writers. It was the launch pad of American Romanticism, Transcendentalism, the Fireside Poets, and American Realism. This literary tour, cosponsored by the Boston Literary District, highlights the homes and haunts of such prominent […]

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October 20, 2018 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lesley University, University Hall Room 3-098 1815 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA, MA 02138

The Lesley University MFA in Creative Writing Faculty will offer three free seminars and workshops for individuals interested in learning more about the MFA experience. Choose from a session in Poetry, Writing for Stage & Screen, or Graphic Novels & Comics. Participants also have an opportunity to consult the Program Director after the sessions. Saturday, […]

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Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.