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10:30 am

Storytime with Union Square Donuts at Brookline Booksmith

November 17, 2019 | 10:30 am
Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446

Grab a treat and take a seat! This Sunday’s storytime, we’ll be reading books that are all about DONUTS–and sampling some delicious goodies from our neighbors at Union Square Donuts. All are welcome and no sign-up is required. Please note that this event is not gluten free!

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12:00 pm

Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair at Hynes Convention Center

November 17, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02115 United States

$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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2:00 pm

Tonya Mezrich and Ben Mezrich present CHARLIE NUMBERS AND THE WOOLLY MAMMOTH at Brookline Booksmith Used Book Cellar

November 17, 2019 | 2:00 pm

Charlie and the Whiz Kids discover a prehistoric mammoth tusk and stumble right into the nefarious clutches of an eccentric billionaire in this hilarious third novel of the Charlie Numbers series. When Tonya Mezrich was little, she preferred art to reading. But then she learned reading could be just as cool, and so could writing […]

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NaNoWriMo at Marlborough Public Library

November 17, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Don't forget! There are a BUNCH of Write-ins happening in our area in November! Mark your calendar and come out! Allison made beautiful passports for you, and each signature in your Passport earns you a ticket in the TGIO Party raffle! We'll let you know about those prizes coming up! Big thanks to Lisa and […]

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3:00 pm

Writers Helping Writers Reading & Raffle at Arts at the Armory

November 17, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave
Somerville, 02143 United States

The Writers Helping Writers READING & RAFFLE is a free event to support the WHW need-based scholarship fund. Food and drink will be available. Donations are welcome. Supported by writers & friends of the arts community, this scholarship fund helps writers make their dream of pursuing a graduate degree at the Solstice Low-Residency Creative Writing […]

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Story Time with Drag Kings, Queens, and Friends at Porter Square Books

November 17, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Porter Square Books, 25 White Street
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States

Keshet Families with Young Children and Story time with Drag Kings, Queens, and Friends is excited to present a roving, pop-up, storytime adventure for kids big and small and kiddos at heart at Porter Square Books. The session features some of Boston's beloved circus stars, dancers, drag performers and friends reading from their favorite children's books. […]

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Sheila Cordner presents WHO’S HIDING IN THIS BOOK? at Belmont Books

November 17, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Belmont Books, 79 Leonard Street
Belmont, MA 02478

Come celebrate the release of Sheila Cordner's new children's book, Who's Hiding in This Book? Meet Ten Famous Authors, at Belmont Books on Sunday, Nov. 17th 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sheila will be signing copies, and there will be fun author trivia questions as well as a "Become An Author" activity for children.

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5:00 pm

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at the First Church Boston

November 17, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 23, 2019

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Sunday, repeating until November 23, 2019

First Church Boston, 66 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

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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7:00 pm

Salon with Christopher Boucher presenting BIG GIANT FLOATING HEAD and Robert Coover presenting GOING FOR A BEER

November 17, 2019 | 7:00 pm

Please join Porter Square Books for our Salon reading series! Salon events feature an up-close-and-personal evening where you'll have a chance to meet, mingle and hear from authors over light refreshments in a local Porter Square Books community member's own home. Doors will open at 6:30, with the program beginning at 7pm. To attend, please RSVP using the […]

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Did You Know?

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