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Lesley University Winter Evening Reading Series

INVASIONS at Trident

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Lesley University Winter Evening Reading Series

Author Talk & Book Signing: David Blair, Dewitt Henry and Marc Vincenz at Brookline Booksmith

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Three Kings Day Parranda & Celebration

Lesley University Winter Evening Reading Series

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Lesley University Winter Evening Reading Series

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Lesley University Winter Evening Reading Series

REPLAY EARTH at Trident

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AFTER EMILY Reading at the Boston Athenaeum

Open Telling Featured at Story Space Tue 01/08/2019

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An Evening of Poetry at Brookline Booksmith

Lesley University Winter Evening Reading Series

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Lesley University Winter Evening Reading Series

Author Talk and Book Signing: Edward Bullmore

Belle Brett reads from GINA IN THE FLOATING WORLD at Blemont Books

Book Launch: THE WORD PRETTY

Author Talk and Book Signing: Chigozie Obioma

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Lesley University Winter Evening Reading Series

Author Talk: Laura Adamczyk in conversation with Chaya Bhuvaneswar

BOOK LAUNCH: The Chef’s Secret by Crystal King

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Lesley University Winter Evening Reading Series

Interactive Reading with Henry Horenstein at Porter Square Books

Lord of the Rings Trivia

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Romance Book Club

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Author Talk: Tom MacDonald

Author Talk with Robin Cook & Daniela Lamas

Trident Book Sawp

Brookline Booksmith Book Club: THE PERFECT NANNY

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DARK TIDE at the Boston Public Library

Essential Knowledge Series Book Club

January Books and Brews

South End Writes presents Joan Diver

Cindy Maybeck Featured at Story Space

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Author Talk & Book Signing: Susan Crawford

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Author Talk and Book Signing with Jim Hamilton

Buy Me, Boston

Tell-All Boston – Second Edition

James Charlesworth and Susan Bernhard at Brookline Booksmith

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Happy Hour Writing Session with Grubstreet

apt magazine launch: feat. Sam Cha, Krysten Hill, & Kurt Klopmeier

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Disquiet International Literary Program Contest

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast

Small Press Book Club

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Javed Rezayee Featured at Story Space

Author Talk: Deborah L. Plummer

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City of Boston Poet Laureate Danielle Legros Georges Reading at the BPL

Dani Shapiro at Brookline Booksmith

Author Talk: Peter Shinkle

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Mark Lamster in conversation with William Rawn at the BPL

Nixes Mate Poetry Reading at Trident

Abby Ellin at Brookline Booksmith

Writing Marathon at The Village Works

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Katherine Arden & Julia Meitov Hersey at Brookline Booksmith

Author Talk: Shoshana Zuboff

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Červená Barva Press reading at The Armory, Center for Creative Arts

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Sylvia Ruth Gutmann at Brookline Booksmith

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Stephanie Gayle talk at Cambridge Public Library

Tessa Hadley in conversation with James Wood

The Harvard Square Book Circle at Harvard Book Store

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Mass Poetry U35 Reading at Trident

January U35 Reading with Mass Poetry

Author Talk: Justin Driver

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Author Talk: Richard Wrangham

Author Talk: Anthony Tommasini

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Fantastic Fiction Reading with Speculative Boston

Karen Dillon and Efosa Ojomo at Brookline Booksmith

Author Talk & Signing: Daisy Johnson

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