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6:30 pm

Book Launch and Signing: The Privileged Poor

February 13, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
American Academy of Arts and Sciences,, 136 Irving Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Please join us to celebrate the launch of Anthony Jack’s first book, The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges are Failing Disadvantaged Students. Jack is a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows, an assistant professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a Shutzer Assistant Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. His research and […]

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7:00 pm

Crystal King Launch at Belmont Books

February 13, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Belmont Books, 79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478

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 identity of the noblewoman Bartolomeo loved until he died. When Bartolomeo Scappi dies in […]

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Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.