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 »
#Read4Refugees is an annual, worldwide read-in to support refugees. By staying in to read a book on a night of their choice between October 1st and 15th and donating what they would have spent on a night out, readers around the world will help bring critical resources to vulnerable refugees in Africa and around the […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning author RICHARD RUSSO for a discussion of his latest novel, Chances Are... About Chances Are... One beautiful September day, three men convene on Martha's Vineyard, friends ever since meeting in college circa the sixties. They couldn't have been more different then, or even today: Lincoln's a commercial real estate […]Find out more »
Fire up those stagnant creative writing projects and join us for Rekindle Your Craft, a prompt-inspired writing night. We work from one-word prompts and sometimes images, and then write for a set amount of time. Then, we gather back to see what the prompt did for us. You can share your work or your process […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning independent journalist JENNIFER BLOCK for a discussion of her latest book, Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution. She will be joined in conversation by writer, performer, and activist JACYLN FRIEDMAN. About Everything Below the Waist American women visit more doctors, have more surgery, and fill […]Find out more »
The first 100 people to buy This Is Not a T-Shirt at Brookline Booksmith on Oct. 2 will receive a wristband, a seat at the event, and a free The Hundreds shirt. All other attendees will be standing-room only for the event, and meet Bobby at the signing afterwards. Streetwear occupies that rarefied space where […]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.