The Readable Feast has partnered with the Boston Public Library for a series of culinary author talks at the Newsfeed Cafe! Our November event is called Co-Authoring a Cookbook: Bringing Another's Cookbook Dream to Life, in which co-authors and ghost-writers will discuss the challenges of working with other chefs and cooks in the creation of a […]Find out more »
Inside the Combat Zone: The Stripped Down Story of Boston’s Most Notorious Neighborhood. Book presentation given by author and reporter Stephanie Schorow. Hosted by the Friends of the Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library. Free and open to all, including a book signing and reception. In her provocative new book, Inside the Combat Zone: […]Find out more »
The drama that sparked a controversy: Strange Interlude! Robert Leonard’s devastatingly dramatic 2-hour film adaptation of Eugene O’Neill’s play unites a sizzling Norma Shearer and Clark Gable. Watch as Nina (Shearer) has a secret affair with the dashing doctor Ned (Gable); a liaison which echoes throughout their lives. Filmed just four years after the play hit […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning author HOWARD MANSFIELD for a discussion of his latest book, The Habit of Turning the World Upside Down: Our Belief in Property and the Cost of That Belief. About The Habit of Turning the World Upside Down While reporting on citizens fighting natural gas pipelines and transmission lines planned to cut right […]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.