Celebrate the release of the 2019 edition of The Best Small Fictions, with readings by Chaya Bhuvaneswar, DeMisty Bellinger, Zoë Gadegbeku and Maggie Cooper. The Best Small Fictions anthology, now in its fifth year, presents one hundred and forty-six pristinely crafted pieces from an array of authors representing twenty-six nations and six continents. These short, elliptical […]Find out more »
The Harvard Square Book Circle, our in-store book club, discusses Ali Smith's award-winning novel How to be both: a formally inventive, emotionally resonant examination of art and the many dualities of human experience. About How to be both Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith’s novels are like nothing else. Borrowing from painting’s fresco technique […]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.