Harvard Book Store and Harvard's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics welcome renowned author and Harvard law professor LAWRENCE LESSIG for a discussion of his latest book, They Don't Represent Us: Reclaiming Our Democracy. About They Don't Represent Us America’s democracy is in crisis. Along many dimensions, a single flaw—unrepresentativeness—has detached our government from the people. […]Find out more »
Join us for a conversation, reading and signing with the author of The Night Circus. For this event, Erin Morgenstern will be in conversation with Liberty Hardy. Zachary Ezra Rawlins is a graduate student in Vermont when he discovers a mysterious book hidden in the stacks. As he turns the pages, entranced by tales of […]Find out more »
Mike Lockett: Dr. Mike Lockett is an international storyteller and a children’s author. He has given over 4000 programs across 32 states and in 17 countries. Mike lives in Normal, Illinois and is sometimes called the Normal Storyteller. But there is nothing normal about his stories and music. He is a teller of traditional tales […]Find out more »
Idra Novey in conversation with Laura van den Berg Those Who Knew Award-winning novelist, poet, and translator Idra Novey’s highly acclaimed Those Who Knew explores the consequences of abuse and the public exposure of abuse in the deep and truthful way only fiction can. “Gripping and astute,” Lauren Collins-Hughes wrote in her rave review for The Boston Globe, […]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.