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 »
Join us for a meet and greet with Toddy Smith and Darren Nuzzo, who are celebrating their new book I’ll Give You a Dollar if you Consider This Art (Tallfellow Press). This event will consist of a book signing and photo op–there will be no author talk. Tickets come with a paperback copy of the […]Find out more »
Speculative Boston is a quarterly event, featuring authors of scifi, fantasy, and horror of all kinds. Join us on October 24th at Trident! Our guest authors will be Errick Nunnally, Bracken Macleod, and Isabel Yap! Errick Nunnally was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, and served one tour in the Marine Corps before deciding art school […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store and GrubStreet welcome local debut author ELIZABETH CHILES SHELBURNE for a discussion of her new novel, Holding On To Nothing. About Holding On To Nothing Lucy Kilgore has her bags packed for her escape from her rural Tennessee upbringing, but a drunken mistake forever tethers her to the town and one of […]Find out more »
Errick Nunnally was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, and served one tour in the Marine Corps before deciding art school was a safer pursuit. He enjoys art, comics, and genre novels. A designer by day, he earned a black belt in Krav Maga and Muay Thai kickboxing by night. His work has appeared in […]Find out more »
Poetry reading by Josette: October 24, 7:30 pm Gallery tour following the reading Gallery showing: September 17–December 31 Josette Akresh-Gonzales will be showing 15 poetry broadsides from her "Jerusalem" collection in the CDT gallery this fall, and she will do a reading of the poems on Oct. 24, at 7:30 pm. From the author: "These […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter RONAN FARROW for a discussion of his highly anticipated new book, Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators. About Catch and Kill In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story only whispered about: one of Hollywood's most powerful […]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.