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11:00 am

“SHE SAID”: THE SEXUAL HARASSMENT STORY THAT IGNITED CHANGE- Group Discussion via a Phone Call

December 17, 2019 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Free

Join us by phone for a conversation 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 […]

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6:00 pm

Middle Grade Book Club: LOOK BOTH WAYS by Jason Reynolds at The Silver Unicorn

December 17, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Silver Unicorn, 12 Spruce Street
Acton, MA 01720 United States
Free

Middle-Grade Book Club is turning 1 year old! Congratulations to our readers and to Rebecca Caprara!  **Note the date! We're meeting a week later than usual!** This story was going to begin like all the best stories. With a school bus falling from the sky. But no one saw it happen. They were all too […]

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6:45 pm

Robyn Perkins Featured at Story Space at Havurat Shalom

December 17, 2019 | 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Havurat Shalom, 113 College Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144 United States
Free - $8

Robyn Perkins: asks "Is It Enough?" In a competitive world where confidence sometimes outweighs skill, this Comedy Award Winner looks at confidence, how we get it, and how it affects performance. Robyn explores how her very competitive nature has shaped both her confidence and her professional life. Feature’s website: http://www.robynperkins.com/ There is an $8 requested […]

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7:00 pm

Meredith Atwood presents THE YEAR OF NO NONSENSE: HOW TO GET OVER YOURSELF AND ON WITH YOUR LIFE at Brookline Booksmith Used Cellar

December 17, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Free

In The Year of No Nonsense, Atwood shares what she learned, tackling struggles with work, family, and body image, and also willpower and time management. Ultimately, she’s the tough-as-nails coach /slash/ best friend who shares a practical plan for identifying and getting rid of your own nonsense in order to move forward and live an […]

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Bob Garfield presents: AMERICAN MANIFESTO: SAVING DEMOCRACY FROM VILLAINS, VANDALS, AND OURSELVES at Harvard Book Store

December 17, 2019 | 7:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Free

Harvard Book Store welcomes BOB GARFIELD—cohost of WNYC’s weekly Peabody Award–winning On the Media—for a discussion of his latest book, American Manifesto: Saving Democracy from Villains, Vandals, and Ourselves. About American Manifesto As is often observed, Trump is a symptom of a virus that has been incubating for at least fifty years. But not often […]

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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.