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 »
Ruby’s Sword - Ruby is always racing after her big brothers. But no matter how hard she tries, she can never catch up. Then one day, she discovers some sticks in the grass. Not just any sticks—swords! And suddenly the world is her kingdom. Caspian Finds A Friend - Caspian lives in a lighthouse surrounded […]Find out more »
Celebrating the power of words to stimulate, agitate, unite, delight, and inspire, Boston Book Festival presents year-round events culminating in an annual festival that promotes a culture of reading and ideas and enhances the vibrancy of our city.Find out more »
Connecticut author Debbi Michiko Florence, author of the Jasmine Toguchi series, will be in our store to read from her newest set of books: The My Furry Foster Family series! As a special request, Debbi asked us to donate all sales proceeds from this event to a local animal foster/adoption agency. We chose Buddy Dog Humane Society of Sudbury, […]Find out more »
Join Porter Square Books for a workshop drawn from the book Making Spaces Safer: A Guide to Giving Harassment the Book Wherever You Work, Play, and Gather by Shawna Potter Shawna Potter, singer for the band War On Women, has tackled sexism and harassment in lyrics and on stage for years. Taking the battle to […]Find out more »
Shawna Potter, singer for the band War On Women, has tackled sexism and harassment in lyrics and on stage for years. Taking the battle to music venues themselves, she has trained night clubs and community spaces in how to create safer environments for marginalized people. Now she's turned decades of experience into a clear and […]Find out more »
Author and journalist Tina Cassidy will be in conversation with journalist Charlie Sennott about her new book, Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait? at the Fivesparks cultural arts center in Harvard and we will be there to sell copies of her book! Called a "heroic narrative" and "compact and energetic" by The Wall Street Journal, Tina's work […]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.