This fall, Wellesley Books will kick off a monthly fiction workshop for young writers aged 14 to 18. This will be a drop-in, 90-minute workshop at Wellesley Books where young writers will form a local writing community and develop life-long writing habits. The workshop will run from September to June. During the first five workshops, […]Find out more »
Reception to follow Registration is required Members $25 and Non-members $35 Join Rare Materials Catalog Librarian Kaelin Rasmussen, Polly Thayer Starr Fellow in American Art and Culture Theo Tyson, and Manager of Events Elsa Fogg Vernon to explore how materials in the Athenæum’s special collections reflect the cases for and against universal suffrage. Beginning with […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes renowned behavioral scientist BJ FOGG for a discussion of his latest book, Tiny Habits: The Small Changes that Change Everything. About Tiny Habits Based on twenty years of research and Fogg’s experience coaching more than 40,000 people, Tiny Habits cracks the code of habit formation. With breakthrough discoveries in every chapter, you’ll […]Find out more »
Kiley Reid discusses and signs her debut Such a Fun Age, in conversation with Sasha Sagan! A striking and surprising debut novel from an exhilarating new voice, Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them […]Find out more »
Join Wellesley Books owner Bill Kohli for an evening of lively book discussion over drinks at Bill’s Book Group for Guys. The selection for our January meeting is House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III. Come join us for a relaxed evening of conversation and a glass of your favorite libation. This is a ticketed event. […]Find out more »
In Melissa Albert’s The Night Country, Alice Proserpine dives back into a menacing, mesmerizing world of dark fairy tales and hidden doors. Follow her and Ellery Finch as they learn The Hazel Wood was just the beginning, and that worlds die not with a whimper, but a bang. Melissa Albert is the founding editor of […]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.