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“Connecting with the Enemy” at Porter Square Books

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Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age

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ELIF BATUMAN at Harvard Book Store

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STEPH BURT on How to Read Poetry

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Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas

Reading and Writing in the Age of Trump

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GrubStreet’s Write Down the Street: The Stories of Your Life

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Desperately Seeking Shakespeare- Lowell Lecture

CAMILLE PAGLIA

The Arlington Author Salon with MICHAEL BLANDING, ELIZABETH SEARLE, and JESSICA TREADWAY

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Dire Literary Series with Alden Jones, Louie Cronin and Georgia Park

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LINDY WEST at Papercuts J.P.

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Write Down the Street / Autores a la Vuelta

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GrubStreet’s Write Down the Street: The Stories of Your Life

JOHN WATERS Makes Trouble with CHRIS CASTELLANI

Letters to a Young Writer by COLUM MCCANN

The Lowells of Massachusetts: An American Family

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Rocket Girls at Newtonville Books

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Write Down the Street / Autores a la Vuelta

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Top Chef’s BARBARA LYNCH at Harvard Book Store

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GrubStreet’s Write Down the Street: The Stories of Your Life

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Crónicas y cuentos: a bilingual creative writing workshop

NOAM CHOMSKY in conversation with AMY GOODMAN in Cambridge

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CRYSTAL KING Reads from Feast of Sorrow

MARY GAITSKILL at Harvard Book Store

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GrubStreet’s Write Down the Street: The Stories of Your Life

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SHERYL SANDBERG and ADAM GRANT discuss “OPTION B”

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Write Down the Street / Autores a la Vuelta

Pachinko author MIN JIN LEE at Papercuts JP & La Rana Rossa

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