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Emerson Faculty/Alumni Reading Series: RICHARD HOFFMAN & LEAH CARROLL

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Author JOSEPH ROSENBLOOM, Author of Redemption: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last 31 Hours, at the Boston Public Library

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AMINATTA FORNA in conversation with CLAIRE MESSUD at Harvard Book Store

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STEVE ALMOND on “Bad Stories” at Porter Square Books

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ERIN DIONNE at Wellesley Books

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AMBER MOULTON: The Fight for Interracial Marriage Rights in Antebellum Massachusetts

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MEG WOLITZER at Wellesley Books

Xhenet Aliu, Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, & Gabrielle Fuentes at Belmont Books

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Spotlight: Race and Power in Boston

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Past, Present & Future of Libraries: Conversation w/ Author MATTHEW BATTLES

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Actress/Director CHRISTINE LAHTI Shares From Her Book “True Stories from an Unreliable Eyewitness” at the Boston Public Library

A Night of Memoir at Brookline Booksmith

Paperback Launch of Crystal King’s FEAST OF SORROW

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The Rise of Modern Jewish Literature Out of the Yiddish Tradition

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Négar Djavadi in Conversation with Laura van den Berg: DISORIENTAL

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Boston Writers of Color: April Social!

Boston in the American Revolution: Occupation 1768

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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.