Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Events for October 4, 2019

Day Navigation



September 20, 2019 | 12:00 am - October 20, 2019 | 12:00 am
Huntington Avenue Theatre, 264 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115 United States

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 »


October 1, 2019 | 12:00 am - October 15, 2019 | 12:00 am

#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 »
12:00 pm

Boston Book Festival at Dudley Square

October 4, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Boston Book Festival returns for Year Eleven, and this time, it’s a full weekend event for the first time ever. Festival events will take place in Copley Square on Saturday 10/19 and in Dudley Square on Sunday 10/20. Saturday highlights include keynotes by Marie Lu, Elizabeth Strout, Ben Crump, and David W. Blight, as […]

Find out more »
3:00 pm

Lisa Duggan presents MEAN GIRL: AYN RAND AND THE CULTURE OF GREED in conversation with Lauren Kaminsky at Harvard Book Store

October 4, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Book Store welcomes journalist, activist, and academic LISA DUGGAN for a discussion of her latest book, Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed. She will be joined in conversation by LAUREN KAMINSKY, scholar of gender and the Soviet Union. About Mean Girl Ayn Rand’s complicated notoriety as popular writer, leader of a […]

Find out more »
6:00 pm

Adam Grant and Allison Sweet Grant present THE GIFT INSIDE THE BOX in conversation with Daniel Gilbert at First Parish Church

October 4, 2019 | 6:00 pm
First Parish In Cambridge, 1446 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Book Store welcomes bestselling author and influential organizational psychologist ADAM GRANT and his wife ALLISON SWEET GRANT on tour for their new co-authored picture book, The Gift Inside the Box. They will be joined in conversation by DANIEL GILBERT, renowned psychologist, bestselling author, and Harvard professor. Are you a giver or a taker? How […]

Find out more »
7:00 pm

Aarti Shahani presents HERE WE ARE at Porter Square Books

October 4, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Porter Square Books, 25 White Street
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States

Join Porter Square Books for a talk and signing with Aarti Shahani, author of Here We Are! Who really belongs in America? That question has chased every newcomer and many native born since the founding of the republic. In this heart-wrenching, vulnerable and witty memoir, journalist Aarti Shahani digs deep inside herself and her family for […]

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.