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 […]Find out more »
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 […]Find out more »
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: […]Find out more »
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 […]Find out more »
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 […]Find out more »
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 […]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.