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3:00 pm

The American Inspiration author series and WGBH present: Holly George-Warren presenting JANIS: HER LIFE AND MUSIC at WGBH Studio in Boston Public Library

December 10, 2019 | 3:00 pm
Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square, 700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States

live studio interview (and live stream) plus musical performance Free admission, followed by book signing Interviewer: Henry Santoro of WGBH News Performer: Americana Singer-Songwriter Susan Cattaneo The acclaimed singer Janis Joplin (1943-1970) passed into legend as a brash, impassioned soul and one of the most extraordinary voices in rock history. In a blazingly intimate biography, […]

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6:00 pm

Bookbuilders of Boston Holiday Party at Trillium Brewing Company

December 10, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$30 - $40

Bookbuilders of Boston is thrilled to welcome you to our annual holiday party at Trillium Brewing Company! Kick off the season of holiday festivities with your fellow publishing professionals and enjoy great food and drinks. Don't wait to preregister! Limited tickets will be available at the door, but given the popularity of the venue we expect to sell out.   What: Bookbuilders Holiday […]

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6:30 pm

Salon with Nina MacLaughlin presenting WAKE, SIREN

December 10, 2019 | 6:30 pm

RSVP form available via website link. Location given to RSVPed guests Nina MacLaughin presents her "vital, vivid" (Kirkus) new book, Wake, Siren: Ovid Resung, hosted at the home of author Whitney Scharer! Doors open at 6:30pm, with the program beginning at 7pm. In Wake, Siren, the women of Ovid's Metamorphoses claim their stories and challenge the power of myth in fierce, […]

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6:45 pm

Jim Harriman Featured at Story Space at Havurat Shalom

December 10, 2019 | 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Havurat Shalom, 113 College Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144 United States
Free - $8

Jim Harriman: sometimes defies J.R.R. Tolkien's dictum that "Not all who wander are lost". He will regale us with new stories from a meandering mind: "Cuoddle Zoke, Il Duro, One Flew over the Chicken Coop, Moose Crossing, and Going for a Tattoo". All five were composed in 2019 and are guaranteed fresh. There is an […]

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7:00 pm

Calvin Hennick presents ONCE MORE TO THE RODEO: A MEMOIR in conversation with Adrian Walker at Brookline Booksmith Used Book Cellar

December 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm

Five years into fatherhood, Calvin Hennick is plagued by self-doubt and full of questions. How can he teach his son to be a man, when his own father figures abandoned him? As a white man, what can he possibly teach his biracial son about how to live as a black man in America? And what […]

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December 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Book Store welcomes GANESH SITARAMAN—Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School and author of The Counterinsurgent's Constitution—for a discussion of his latest book, The Great Democracy: How to Fix Our Politics, Unrig the Economy, and Unite America. About The Great Democracy Since the New Deal in the 1930s, there have been two eras in […]

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MassMouth Story Slam: Picture Perfect at Trident Booksellers & Cafe

December 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Trident Booksellers & Cafe, 338 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States

Do you have a story to tell? Once again, Trident Booksellers is partnering with Massmouth to bring you some of the best emerging and featured storytellers in Greater Boston. Join us in Trident's cafe for an evening of engaging entertainment, and dinner and drinks if you choose. What is a Story Slam? A slam is […]

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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.