Do you work downtown and want to fit some writing into your day? Or do you have a schedule that gives you free afternoons instead of evenings? Join our FREE Brown Bag Lunch Writing Series. Bring your lunch and come on over to GrubStreet on Wednesday, January 15th from 12:30pm-1:15pm. For 45 minutes, you’ll meet fellow writers and get […]Find out more »
What could possibly be “lucky” about addiction? Absolutely nothing, thought Laura McKowen when drinking brought her to her knees. As she puts it, she “kicked and screamed … wishing for something – anything – else” to be her issue. The people who got to drink normally, she thought, were so damn lucky. But in the […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes LIZ MOORE—author of the acclaimed novels Heft and The Unseen World—for a discussion of her latest novel, Long Bright River. About Long Bright River In a Philadelphia neighborhood rocked by the opioid crisis, two once-inseparable sisters find themselves at odds. One, Kacey, lives on the streets in the vise of addiction. […]Find out more »
Join Tara Sim at Porter Square Books, in conversation with Christine Lynn Herman, and Amanda Foody about her new book Scavenge the Stars! When Amaya rescues a mysterious stranger from drowning, she fears her rash actions have earned her a longer sentence on the debtor ship where she's been held captive for years. Instead, the man she […]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.