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Katrin Davidsdottir Presents Dottir at Brookline Booksmith

August 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

THIS EVENT was previously scheduled for August 23rd. It will now take place on August 29th. As one of only two women in history to have won the title of “Fittest Woman on Earth” twice, Katrin Davidsdottir knows all about the importance of mental and physical strength. A gymnast as a youth, Davidsdottir wanted to […]

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Amy Waldman presents A Door in the Earth at Harvard Bookstore

August 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Book Store welcomes AMY WALDMAN—the bestselling, critically acclaimed author of The Submission—for a discussion of her new novel, A Door in the Earth. About A Door in the Earth Parveen Shams, a college senior in search of a calling, feels pulled between her charismatic and mercurial anthropology professor and the comfortable but predictable Afghan-American community in her […]

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