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Spaces Between: Queering Speculative Fiction at GrubStreet

October 20, 2019 | 6:00 pm - November 24, 2019 | 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 24, 2019

Grubstreet, 162 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
$370

What is alien gender? How does the Otherworld express being Othered? In this course, we'll explore questions of gender and sexuality in speculative fiction, moving beyond Ursula LeGuin's classic The Left Hand of Darkness. This class will take a two-pronged approach to understanding the relationship between the queer and the weird, including discussions of writing […]

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6:30 pm

Award-winning Foreign Correspondent Stephen Kinzer Returns to the South End Library with POISONER IN CHIEF: SIDENY GOTTLIEB AND THE CIA SEARCH FOR MIND CONTROL

October 22, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
South End Library, 685 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02118 United States
Free

Award-winning foreign correspondent Stephen Kinzer, whose investigations and penetrating analyses have shed harrowing light on innumerable clandestine American adventures here and abroad, will return to the South End library on Tuesday, October 22, with the amazing results of his latest investigation of government wrong-doing, Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind […]

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6:45 pm

Andy Davis Featured at Story Space at Havurat Shalom

October 22, 2019 | 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Havurat Shalom, 113 College Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144 United States
$8

Andy Davis: got his start as a storyteller telling tales by candlelight in Mexican refugee camps 25 years ago. Co-director of the NH White Mountains World Fellowship Center, Andy pays us his annual visit, this time around with a set of stories to ease us in to the darker time of the year. Feature’s website: […]

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7:00 pm

Elizabeth Earley presents LIKE WINGS, YOUR HANDS: A NOVEL at Harvard Book Store

October 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning author and editor ELIZABETH EARLEY for a discussion of her new novel, Like Wings, Your Hands. Her reading will feature opening performances by acclaimed Boston-based poets and activists ZENAIDA PETERSON and COLE RODRIGUEZ. About Like Wings, Your Hands Kalina, born in Bulgaria and now living in Boston, has always been […]

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Steven Hassan presents THE CULT OF TRUMP at Brookline Booksmith Used Book Cellar

October 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Free

One of America’s leading experts in cults and mind-control provides an eye-opening analysis of Trump and the indoctrination tactics he uses to build a fanatical devotion in his supporters. The Cult of Trump is an accessible and in-depth analysis of the president, showing that under the right circumstances, even sane, rational, well-adjusted people can be […]

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Orange Door Kitchen Cook Book Club: Homegrown by Matt Jennings at The Silver Unicorn Bookstore

October 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Silver Unicorn, 12 Spruce Street
Acton, MA 01720 United States
Free

Pick up the book at our place, cook a recipe at your place, RSVP on the Orange Door website, then bring your dish to Orange Door Kitchen for a potluck feast and book discussion!  This month, Orange Door Kitchen Book Club is reading and cooking to Homegrown: Cooking From My New England Roots the debut cookbook of […]

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