Local poets Deborah Schwartz and Lisa DeSiro will read from their books and discuss their writing process and the road to publication, as well as how poetry can work as medicine to heal and connect us in this troubling world. Deborah Schwartz lives in Somerville, MA and is an Assistant Professor of English at Bunker […]Find out more »
A Sand Book is a poetry collection in nine parts, a travel guide that migrates from wildfires to hurricanes, Tweety Bird to the president, lust to aridity, desertification to prophecy, and mother to daughter. It explores the negative space of what is happening to language and to consciousness in our strange and desperate times. In her […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning blogger, memoirist, and essayist WILLIAM DAMERON for a discussion of his debut memoir, The Lie: A Memoir of Two Marriages, Catfishing & Coming Out. He will be joined in conversation by ALYSIA ABBOTT, award-winning author of Fairyland, A Memoir of My Father. This event is co-sponsored by Mass Humanities. About The Lie Do […]Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.