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3:00 pm

Arthur Isak Applbaum presents LEGITIMACY: THE RIGHT TO RULE IN A WANTON WORLD at Harvard Book Store

November 15, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

Harvard Book Store and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics welcome ARTHUR ISAK APPLBAUM—Adams Professor of Democratic Values at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government—for a discussion of his new book, Legitimacy: The Right to Rule in a Wanton World. About Legitimacy What makes a government legitimate? The dominant view is that public officials have the […]

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4:00 pm

Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair Opening Night at Hynes Convention Center

November 15, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02115 United States
$25

The 43rd annual Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to Boston's Hynes Convention Center November 15-17, 2019. The offerings are wide and diverse from over 130 dealers from the United States, Canada, Denmark, England, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Russia, and Argentina who will exhibit and sell rare, collectible and antiquarian books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, maps, […]

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Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair at Hynes Convention Center

November 15, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02115 United States
$25

$25 Friday opening night, Free Saturday & Sunday! One of the oldest and most respected antiquarian book shows in the country, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to Boston's Back Bay for it's 43rd year. Featuring the fascinating collections and rare treasures of more than 130 from the U.S., England, Canada, Netherlands, France, Germany, […]

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5:30 pm

GrubStreet Happy Hour Writing Session

November 15, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Grubstreet, 162 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
Free

What's more satisfying than leaving work behind on a Friday afternoon? Rounding out the week with a free writing session, of course! Maximize that Friday feeling and kick off your writing weekend. Leave work behind on Friday, November 15th, from 5:30pm-6:30pm and come on over to Grub HQ. In 60 jam-packed minutes, you’ll meet fellow writers and get […]

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7:00 pm

Howard Eiland presents THE ARCADES PROJECT BY WALTER BENJAMIN in conversation with Lindsay Waters at Harvard Book Store

November 15, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

Harvard Book Store welcomes critic, translator, and Walter Benjamin scholar HOWARD EILAND for a discussion commemorating the 20th anniversary of Harvard University Press's publication of The Arcades Project. He will be joined in conversation by LINDSAY WATERS, the Benjamin editor at Harvard University Press. This event is co-sponsored by Mass Humanities. About The Arcades Project […]

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Leah Greenburg and Ezra Levin present WE ARE INDIVISIBLE: A BLUEPRINT FOR DEMOCRACY AFTER TRUMP in conversation with Marshall Ganz at First Parish Church

November 15, 2019 | 7:00 pm
First Parish In Cambridge, 1446 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
$6

Harvard Book Store welcomes LEAH GREENBURG and EZRA LEVIN—former congressional staffers and co-directors of the grassroots organizing movement Indivisible—for a discussion of their new co-authored book, We Are Indivisible: A Blueprint for Democracy After Trump. They will be joined in conversation by MARSHALL GANZ, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. About […]

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Tommy Pico presents FEED / Carmen Giménez Smith presents BE RECORDER in conversation with Stephanie Burt at Brookline Booksmith Used Book Cellar

November 15, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Free

Tommy Pico’s Feed is the fourth book in the Teebs tetralogy. It’s an epistolary recipe for the main character, a poem of nourishment, and a jaunty walk through New York’s High Line park, with the lines, stanzas, paragraphs, dialogue, and registers approximating the park’s cultivated gardens of wildness. Carmen Giménez Smith’s Be Recorder offers readers […]

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Breakwater Review Reading Series at 56 Brattle Street

November 15, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

The Breakwater Reading Series is Boston’s inter-MFA program showcase, featuring student writers from Boston University, Emerson College, Lesley University, and the University of Massachusetts-Boston performing the best in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Six fresh voices read in each installment of this popular series, presented by Breakwater Review and UMass Boston. ​ The monthly event is hosted […]

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7:30 pm

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at the First Church Boston

November 15, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
Free

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 […]

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Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.