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6:00 pm

Author Talk Featuring John Manuel Andriote

June 25, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116 United States

Public health advocate John Manuel Andriotte finds in LGBTQ history patterns of resiliency, mutual support, and community that suggest to him heroism, seldom acknowledged but enormously instructive. His book, Stonewall Strong, being released in paperback in the spring of 2019, canvasses past triumphs like the Stonewall Riots in 1969, the delisting of homosexuality as a […]

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6:45 pm

Rona Leventhal Featured at Story Space Tue 06/25/2019

June 25, 2019 | 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Havurat Shalom, 113 College Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144 United States

Rona Leventhal: presents The Prince of Pirates and the Witch of Wellfleet, her hour-long version of a classic Cape Cod tale set in the early 1700's - an intersection of legend and history, and truths both factual and real. An unflinching look at Puritan New England and human nature through the lens of story. Feature’s […]

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7:00 pm

Are You Jungle Curious? Reading, Talk and Slideshow: Into the Jungle, Erica Ferencik

June 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Boston Public Library – South End, 685 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02118

Join Erica Ferencik for a brief reading from her new novel, "Into The jungle," which Publisher's Weekly calls " ferocious fever dream of a thriller," as well as a talk and slide show on the Peruvian rainforest where she spent a month researching the book. She says, "The jungle is an iconic place, yet it's […]

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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.