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Miciah Bay Gault and Christina Thompson at Brookline Booksmith

August 5, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

Goodnight Stranger A compulsive debut of literary suspense, Miciah Bay Gault’s Goodnight Stranger follows one young woman caught in the tragedy of her past when she meets a stranger who challenges long-held beliefs about her family. Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia A blend of Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel and Simon Winchester’s Pacific, a thrilling intellectual detective story […]

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Ganesh Sitaraman and Anne L. Alstott present The Public Option at Harvard Bookstore

August 5, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Book Store welcomes acclaimed authors GANESH SITARAMAN—Professor of Law and Director at the Program on Law and Government at Vanderbilt Law School—and ANNE L. ALSTOTT—Jacquin D. Bierman Professor at the Yale Law School—for a discussion of their new book, The Public Option: How to Expand Freedom, Increase Opportunity, and Promote Equality. This event is co-sponsored […]

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Jason Heller, Peter Bebergal, and Paul Tremblay in Conversation at Trident Bookstore

August 5, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Trident Booksellers & Cafe, 338 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States

A conversation between Jason Heller, Peter Bebergal and Paul Tremblay about the crossover of popular and underground music into the world of literature, and how this dynamic has informed their work. About the Book As the 1960s drew to a close, and mankind trained its telescopes on other worlds, old conventions gave way to a new kind […]

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