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July 16, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Boston Athenæum, 10 ½ Beacon Street
Boston, MA United States

Paris 7 A.M.: A Novel Liza Wieland The acclaimed, award-winning author Liza Wieland of A Watch of Nightingales imagines in a sweeping and stunning novel what happened to the poet Elizabeth Bishop during three life-changing weeks she spent in Paris in 1937--the only year Elizabeth, a meticulous keeper of journals, didn't fully chronicle. Amidst the […]

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Andrew Shaffer presents Hope Rides Again: An Obama Biden Mystery at Brookline Booksmith

July 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

In the sequel to the New York Times best-selling novel Hope Never Dies, Obama and Biden reprise their roles as BFFs-turned-detectives as they chase Obama’s stolen cell phone through the streets of Chicago–and right into a vast conspiracy. Set against the backdrop of a raucous city on St. Patrick’s Day, Joe and Obama race to find the shooter, only […]

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Liza Wieland presents Paris, 7 A.M.:

July 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Book Store welcomes acclaimed novelist, short story writer, and poet LIZA WIELAND for a discussion of her latest book, Paris, 7 A.M.: A Novel. About Paris, 7 A.M. June 1937. Elizabeth Bishop, still only a young woman and not yet one of the most influential poets of the twentieth century, arrives in France with her college […]

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