The Boston Book Fair is the annual fall gathering for book lovers and collectors, featuring the top selection of items available on the international literary market. Come see and shop over 130 U.S. and international dealers, sanctioned by the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. For more than 40 […]Find out more »
The Suffolk University Theatre Department presents Loss of Breath: The Unfinished Life and Death of Edgar Allan Poe Written and directed by Wesley Savick With puppet and mask creation by Puppet Showplace Theater November 15-18 Take a journey into Poe’s stories and biography and discover a fantastical world between life and death. The Suffolk University Theatre […]Find out more »
Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour […]Find out more »
A free performance showcasing the work of Boston abolitionists, on Sunday 18 November, at the Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston Street (an upstairs space in Copley Square) at 2pm.Find out more »
Leslie Zemeckis to sign her new book, Feuding Fan Dancers, at Cuchi Cuchi Sunday November 18, 5-7pm. The author will speak and sign and there will be a performance by fan dancers. About Feuding Fan Dancers: Leslie Zemeckis continues to discover the forgotten feminist histories of the golden age of entertainment, turning her sights on the lost stories of Sally […]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.