The State Library invites you to our first author talk of 2019, featuring Marshfield author Jim Hamilton, who will speak on January 17th about his new book The Black Cats of Amherst. Published 100 years after the United States entered World War I, The Black Cats of Amherst tells the story of the WWI ambulance […]Find out more »
“Buy Me, Boston” book talk and multimedia presentation with author Brian Coleman and special guests Prince Charles Alexander and David Bieber This will be a multimedia event, with a slideshow of vintage Boston advertisements, selected video clips, and a panel discussion about Boston in the late 20th century, featuring: Revere-based author Brian Coleman (also known for his Check the Technique hip-hop […]Find out more »
The second edition of TELL-ALL is coming January 17! Special Guest: Garrard Conley, author of Boy Erased and former instructor of the GrubStreet Memoir Incubator. Middlesex Lounge 315 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA Free Admission. General Seating. Doors open at 7pm – Show begins at 7:30pm Tell-All is a quarterly literary performance series celebrating all things […]Find out more »
The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill All their lives, the children of George Benjamin Hill have fought to escape the shadow of their father: a dust-bowl orphan, self-made millionaire in bedrock American capitalism (fast food and oil), and destroyer of two families on his way to financial success. Now, they are approaching middle age and […]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.