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 and GrubStreet welcome award-winning writer LAURA ADAMCZYK for a discussion of her debut short story collection, Hardly Children. She will be joined in conversation by the prize-winning author of White Dancing Elephants, CHAYA BHUVANESWAR. About Hardly Children A man hangs from the ceiling of an art gallery. A woman spells out messages to her sister using her own […]Find out more »
Come hear Crystal King discuss and read from her newest novel, The Chef's Secret. A captivating novel of Renaissance Italy detailing the mysterious life of Bartolomeo Scappi, the legendary chef to several popes and author of one of the bestselling cookbooks of all time, and the nephew who sets out to discover his late uncle’s secrets—including the […]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.