Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award-winning Best Play arrives in a marvelously funny, spectacularly beautiful new production. This modern-day classic tragicomedy imagines the lives of two minor characters from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. As the story unfolds, they voice their confusion about the play that’s being performed without them, untangling bigger questions about life and death, reality […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics welcome KATRINA FORRESTER—Assistant Professor of Government and Social Studies at Harvard University—for a discussion of her new book, In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy. She will be joined in conversation by BRANDON M. TERRY, Assistant Professor of African […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes acclaimed author, Fulbright scholar, and professor MAAZA MENGISTE for a discussion of her latest novel, The Shadow King. About The Shadow King With the threat of Mussolini’s army looming, recently orphaned Hirut struggles to adapt to her new life as a maid in Kidane and his wife Aster’s household. Kidane, an […]Find out more »
In-demand parenting expert and former Hallowell Center coach Caroline Maguire has worked with thousands of families dealing with chronic social dilemmas, ranging from shyness to aggression to ADHD. In this groundbreaking book, she shares her decade-in-the-making protocol–The Play Better Plan– to help parents coach children to connect with others and make friends. With compassion and […]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.