Lesley University’s winter evening reading series will bring a variety of acclaimed authors to campus from Jan. 4 through Jan. 12 at Marran Theater, 34 Mellen St., Cambridge. All readings are free and open to the public. The full schedule is as follows: Friday, Jan. 4 at 5 p.m. Steven Cramer, poetry Laurie Foos, fiction Saturday, Jan. 5 at […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes acclaimed neuroscientist and psychiatrist EDWARD BULLMORE for a discussion of his new book, The Inflamed Mind: A Radical New Approach to Depression. About The Inflamed Mind Worldwide, depression will be the single biggest cause of disability in the next twenty years. But treatment for it has not changed much in the last three […]Find out more »
Many novelists begin with their own life experiences or familiar settings, but in the course of revising, greatly transform their stories. Belle Brett will read from, discuss, take questions about, and discuss the evolution of her novel, Gina in the Floating World (She Writes Press), which was inspired by her own experiences as a bar […]Find out more »
Join us for the launch of Elisa Gabbert’s latest book, The Word Pretty. Elisa will be reading with Teju Cole. Elisa Gabbert is a poet and essayist and the author of four collections: The Word Pretty (Black Ocean, 2018), L’Heure Bleue, or the Judy Poems (Black Ocean, 2016), The Self Unstable (Black Ocean, 2013), and The French Exit (Birds LLC, 2010). The Self Unstable was chosen by […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes acclaimed writer CHIGOZIE OBIOMA—author of The Fishermen, a finalist for the Man Booker Prize—for a discussion of his latest novel, An Orchestra of Minorities. About An Orchestra of Minorities Set on the outskirts of Umuahia, Nigeria and narrated by a chi, or guardian spirit, An Orchestra of Minorities tells the story of Chinonso, a young poultry farmer whose […]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.