Harvard Book Store welcomes renowned author, professor, and New Yorker staff writer JAMES WOOD for a discussion of his latest essay collection, Serious Noticing: Selected Essays 1999–2019. About Serious Noticing Ever since the publication of his first essay collection, The Broken Estate, in 1999, James Wood has been widely regarded as a leading literary critic […]Find out more »
Porter Square Books is pleased to bring you the first Tell-All Boston event of 2020, with special guest Calvin Hennick and a lineup of readers to be announced shortly! In his unforgettable debut memoir Once More to the Rodeo, Calvin Hennick holds a mirror up to both himself and modern America, in an urgent and […]Find out more »
Tell-All Six, with special guest Calvin Hennick, author of the forthcoming memoir “Once More to the Rodeo,” at our new event location, Porter Square Books in Cambridge. Tell-All Boston is Real Stories Read Live. We are Boston’s only live-on-stage literary reading series dedicated to the art and craft of memoir. Award-winning writers, best-selling authors, and […]Find out more »
For readers of Lawrence Hill and George Elliott Clarke, a ferociously talented writer makes his stunning debut with this richly woven tapestry. Set in the small Nova Scotia town of Africville, settled by former slaves, Jeffrey Colvin depicts several generations of one family bound together and torn apart by blood, faith, time and fate. About […]Find out more »
Feast of Fiction at Orange Door Kitchen returns in January with a special slate of courageous women telling personal stories that cut through the noise and go straight to the heart. Adrienne Brodeaur, author of Wild Game: My Mother, Her Lover, and Me, will be joined by Rachel Kadish, author of The Weight of Ink, […]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.