Harvard Book Store welcomes acclaimed authors and art historians CHRISTOPHER P. HEUER and ANDREI POP for a discussion of their latest books, Into the White: The Renaissance Arctic and the End of the Image and A Forest of Symbols: Art, Science, and Truth in the Long Nineteenth Century. Their discussion will be moderated by JOSEPH […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store is thrilled to welcome LINDY WEST—critically acclaimed New York Timescolumnist and author of Shrill—for a reading from her latest book, The Witches are Coming. This event is co-sponsored by Pop Culture Positive. About The Witches Are Coming THIS IS A WITCH HUNT. WE'RE WITCHES, AND WE'RE HUNTING YOU. From the moment powerful […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes JACK GOLDSMITH—author and Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law at Harvard University—for a discussion of his latest book, In Hoffa's Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth. About In Hoffa's Shadow As a young man, Jack Goldsmith revered his stepfather, longtime Jimmy Hoffa associate Chuckie O’Brien. […]Find out more »
From “one of America’s most courageous young journalists” (NPR) comes a propulsive narrative history investigating the 50-year-old mystery behind a dramatic experiment that changed the course of modern medicine. Susannah Cahalan is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, a memoir about her struggle with a rare […]Find out more »
Mathea Morais will be discussing her brilliant new novel, There You Are(Pub Date: 10/22/19 Amberjack Publishing, Hardcover $24.99). The event starts at 7:00PM FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019 and is free to the public. ABOUT There You Are:Growing up in the '80s and '90s in St. Louis, Octavian Munroe and Mina Rose found a future in […]Find out more »
Editor Lise Funderburg and contributor Laura van den Berg discuss the new collection Apple, Tree. It happens to us all: we think we’ve settled into an identity, a self, and then out of nowhere and with great force, the traces of our parents appear to us, in us—in mirrors, in gestures, in reaction and reactivity, […]Find out more »
Equal parts piety, prayer and profanity, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Pulitzer Prize winning and Tony Award nominated playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis, is a poignant, darkly comedic examination of condemnation and compassion. Set in Hope, a rundown corner of Purgatory, a trial convenes to re-examine Judas’s crimes and determine his fate- does he […]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.