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4:00 pm

Lecture by Francisco Goldman

November 28, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, 10 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA United States

Francisco Goldman is the author of four published novels and two nonfiction books and has completed a new novel, “Monkey Boy,” forthcoming in 2019. His previous novel, Say Her Name (Grove Press, 2011), won the prestigious Prix Femina étranger in 2011. His recent memoir, The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle (Grove Press, 2014), was awarded the 2017 Premio […]

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6:00 pm

Thrill Me, Chill Me: Mystery Writers Panel at the Boston Public Library

November 28, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116 United States

Join critically acclaimed authors Hank Phillippi Ryan, Peter Swanson, Kellye Garrett, and Paula Munier in conversation about the enduring thrill and lure of mysteries, and what makes them so appealing on the page and on the screen. Hank Phillipi Ryan is an on-air investigative reporter for Boston's WHDH-TV, winning 34 Emmys and dozens of additional […]

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6:30 pm

MFA/Mass Poetry: Poets in the Galleries

November 28, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 28, 2018

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02215 United States

In fall of 2018 - from September through November - three poets will act as Poets in Residence at the galleries in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The workshops will take place on Wednesday evenings 6:30 - 8:30 pm (Wednesday nights after 4 pm, admission is by voluntary contribution). The workshops are designed to […]

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7:00 pm

A Visit with Louisa May Alcott – Living History Performance with Jan Turnquist

November 28, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States

Louisa May Alcott was one of many literary greats who stepped forward in the late 19th century to support Old South Meeting House’s fundraising efforts after its narrow escape from demolition and during its first years as an independent nonprofit organization. On the evening of the Little Women scribe’s 186th birthday, join us at the […]

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Ariel Burger at Belmont Books

November 28, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Belmont Books, 79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478

“Witness is beautiful, and important . . . A superb piece of writing.” — Parker Palmer, best-selling author of The Courage to Teach   The world remembers Elie Wiesel—Nobel laureate, activist, and author of more than forty books, including Oprah’s Book Club selection Night—as a great humanist. He passed away in July 2016. Ariel Burger first met Elie Wiesel at age […]

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Two Women on a Quest, with Belle Brett and Cheryl Suchors

November 28, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Road
Newton Center, MA 02459 United States

Novelist Belle Brett (Gina in the Floating World) and memoirist Cheryl Suchors (48 Peaks, Hiking and Healing in the White Mountains) will read from their recently released books from She Writes Press, talk about common themes (e.g. risk-taking, women and their bodies), take questions from the audience, and sign books. Brett's suspenseful novel, set in […]

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