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6:00 pm

A Foray into Forgery and the Boston Athenæum’s Role in Exposing It at the Boston Athenaeum

January 9, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boston Athenæum, 10 ½ Beacon Street
Boston, MA United States
Free - $15

Registration is required Members Free and Non-members $15 An over-zealous Boston art dealer in the early years of the 20th century made knowingly false attributions of 18th-century portraits from the Salem-Boston area. The attributions were promulgated by colleagues and later by art scholars until disproved by two other historians. The saga is a sub-chapter in […]

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7:00 pm

Camille Deangelis presents A BRIGHT CLEAN MIND at Porter Square Books

January 9, 2020 | 7:00 pm
Porter Square Books, 25 White Street
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States

Join local author Camille Deangelis at Porter Square Books for a talk and signing of her new book, A Bright Clean Mind! If you liked Brain Food, Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself or Grain Brain, you'll love A Bright Clean Mind. Vegan Food is Everywhere When people ask how author and certified vegan lifestyle coach Camille DeAngelis feels satisfied on […]

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Laurie Faria Stolarz presents JANE ANONYMOUS at Trident Booksellers & Cafe

January 9, 2020 | 7:00 pm
Trident Booksellers & Cafe, 338 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02115 United States

Bestselling author Laurie Faria Stolarz returns with Jane Anonymous, a gripping tale of a seventeen-year-old girl’s kidnapping and her struggle to fit back into her life after she escapes. About the Book Then, “Jane” was just your typical 17-year-old in a typical New England suburb getting ready to start her senior year. She had a […]

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T.J. Mitchell and Dr. Judy Melinek present FIRST CUT at Brookline Booksmith Used Book Cellar

January 9, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

When the city’s newest medical examiner Dr. Jessie Teska discovers that a suspected overdose conceals a drug lord’s attempt at a murderous cover-up, her superiors pressure her to close the case and move on. But as more bodies land on her autopsy table, Jessie traces a plot involving opioid traffickers and a shifting terrain of […]

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7:30 pm

Arlington Author Salon at Kickstand Cafe

January 9, 2020 | 7:30 pm
Kickstand Cafe, 594 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington , Massachusetts

The Arlington Author Salon is a free reading series with a twist: each author's presentation includes something special to tickle the senses. Music, paintings, photographs, tasty treats, fabrics, even smells! Let yourself be transported with an immersive, literary experience. For those of you on Facebook, you can join the event (and invite others) here. Anyone else, please forward […]

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Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.