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12:00 pm

Roxana Robinson presents DAWSON’S FALL at the Boston Athenaeum

January 14, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Boston Athenæum, 10 ½ Beacon Street
Boston, MA United States
Free - $10

Registration is required Members Free and Non-members Free with admission ($10) In Dawson’s Fall, a novel based on the lives of Roxana Robinson’s great-grandparents, we see America at its most fragile, fraught, and malleable. Set in 1889, in Charleston, South Carolina, Robinson’s tale weaves her family’s journal entries and letters with a novelist’s narrative grace, […]

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4:30 pm

Rachael’s Book Club for Kids discusses MEG, JO, BETH, AND AMY: A GRAPHIC NOVEL at Wellesley Books

January 14, 2020 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Wellesley Books, 82 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Rachael Conrad carefully curates choices for a new book club aimed at eight- to twelve-year old young people who love to read.  Join her for a lively discussion about a new book every month. Parents, if your child would like to attend, please email rachael@wellesleybooks.com to reserve a spot! The book for the next meeting on January […]

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7:00 pm

David Meerman Scott and Reiko Scott present FANOCRACY at Brookline Booksmith Used Book Cellar

January 14, 2020 | 7:00 pm

David Meerman Scott and his daughter Reiko are very different - one is a baby boomer business strategist, the other a millennial medical student. But both noticed that the kind of enthusiasm they once reserved for pleasures like the Grateful Dead (David) and Harry Potter (Reiko) now extends to all sorts of companies and organizations. […]

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MassMouth Story Slam: Who Knew? at Trident Booksellers & Cafe

January 14, 2020 | 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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Garth Greenwell presents CLEANNESS at Harvard Book Store

January 14, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harvard Book Store, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Harvard Book Store welcomes acclaimed novelist GARTH GREENWELL—author of the award-winning What Belongs to You—for a discussion of his latest, highly-anticipated second novel, Cleanness. He will be joined in conversation by celebrated author STEPHEN MCCAULEY. About Cleanness Sofia, Bulgaria, a landlocked city in southern Europe, stirs with hope and impending upheaval. Soviet buildings crumble, wind […]

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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.