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Bathsheba Demuth presents FLOATING COAST: AN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY OF THE BERING STRAIT in conversation with Joan Naviyuk Kane at Harvard Book Store

December 9, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Book Store welcomes environmental historian BATHSHEBA DEMUTH for a discussion of her book, Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait. She will be joined in conversation by poet JOAN NAVIYUK KANE. About Floating Coast Whales and walruses, caribou and fox, gold and oil: through the stories of these animals and resources, Bathsheba […]

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Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey present “SHE SAID”: THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT STORY THAT IGNITED CHANGE at Calderwood Pavilion

December 9, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Roberts Theatre Calderwood Pavilion, 527 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
$30 - $45

Join us for an evening with Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the New York Times investigative reporters who broke the story of sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, helping to ignite the #MeToo movement. The journalists will talk about their new book, “She Said,” a behind-the-scenes account of their Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation, and […]

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7:30 pm

Brookline Booksmith Book Club discusses Celestial Bodies at Brookline Booksmith Used Book Cellar

December 9, 2019 | 7:30 pm

The Brookline Booksmith Book Club meets downstairs at 7:30pm. To contact our moderator, email bookclub@brooklinebooksmith.com. Discussing Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi. In the village of al-Awafi in Oman, we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla, who chooses to refuse all offers and […]

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