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6:00 pm

Reading with Michael Dobbs at the BPL

April 11, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rabb Hall, Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116 United States

The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape Nazi Germany, and an illuminating account of America's response to the refugee crisis of the 1930's and 40's. This book complements the exhibition The Americans and the Holocaust that is now on view at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in […]

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7:00 pm

Boston Tell-All, Featuring Grace Talusan

April 11, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Middlesex Lounge, 315 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

Tell-All is a literary performance series celebrating all things memoir, brought to you by GrubStreet and the alumni of GrubStreet’s Memoir Incubator. For our third event we will feature Grace Talusan, instructor of GrubStreet's Essay Incubator, a Fullbright scholar, and author of the award-winning memoir, The Body Papers (Restless Books). She'll be joined by four […]

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7:30 pm

Julie Berry at Belmont Books

April 11, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Belmont Books, 79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478

Read the novel New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network Kate Quinn called "easily one of the best novels I have read all year!" A sweeping, multi-layered romance set in the perilous days of World Wars I and II, where gods hold the fates--and the hearts--of four mortals in their hands. They are […]

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Mark Halliday: The Robert Lowell Memorial Reading Series

April 11, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boston University, Mugar Library First Floor, Richards-Roosevelt Room, 771 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215 United States

Prize-winning poet Mark Halliday will read at Boston University with BU alumna Heather Green for the spring installment of the Robert Lowell Memorial Reading Series. Introduced by Robert Pinsky. This event is free and open to the public, with a reception and book signing to follow. Mark Halliday is a Distinguished Professor of English at […]

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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.