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12:00 pm

Rebel Girls and Nasty Women: American women writers and literary activism

March 7, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mildred F Sawyer Library at Suffolk Unveristy, 73 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States

This talk showcases how women over time have used writing as a form of activism and political engagement. Beginning with 17th century poet Anne Bradstreet and touching upon diarist Abigail Adams, among others in the early 19th century, the talk focuses primarily on women writing during the period between the Civil War and WWI — […]

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7:00 pm

Whitney Scharer in conversation with Jessica Shattuck

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

A captivating debut novel by Whitney Scharer, The Age of Light tells the story of Vogue model turned renowned photographer Lee Miller, and her search to forge a new identity as an artist after a life spent as a muse. "I'd rather take a photograph than be one," she declares after she arrives in Paris in 1929, where she […]

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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.