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Transnational Series Presents: Aleksandar Hemon in conversation with Claire Messud

June 20, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

This reading is part of Brookline Booksmith's Transnational Literature Series. For more information, contact series curator Shuchi at shuchi@brooklinbooksmith.com.   Two books in one in a flip dos-à-dos format: The story of Aleksandar Hemon’s parents’ immigration from Sarajevo to Canada and a book of short memories of the author’s family, friends, and childhood in Sarajevo. […]

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Reading and Slide Show: Erica Ferencik’s Into the Jungle

June 20, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Belmont Books, 79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478

Please join me for a wild night in the rainforest! Just try surviving the dinner-plate sized spiders, limo-length anacondas, and shamans who, frankly, have it out for you! But have no fear, I'll help you cope -with a brief reading from what the New York Times calls one of the best thrillers of the summer, […]

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