Come treat yourself to free holiday giftwrapping (and cookies!) provided by some of your favorite authors! From noon until 4:00pm, any gifts purchased at Brookline Booksmith can be wrapped by an elite team of authors who are just looking to get into the holiday spirit (and give away some cookies). Come join the festivities!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 »
Presenters On Sunday December 2, 2018 2:50pm - 3:50pm, at Temple Reyim in Newton, Len Abram is discussing the heroic acts of two prominent individuals, Charles Frohman and Alfred Vanderbilt, as the great ship Lusitania sank. Len's talk is based upon his historical novel about the 1915 disaster, which helped bring America into World War […]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.