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JENNA and BARBARA BUSH – Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life

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ATHENÆUM AUTHORS SERIES: Vanity Fair’s CULLEN MURPHY

What Unites Us: DAN RATHER Reflects on Patriotism

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Poet TARA SKURTU at Porter Square Books

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MIRA T. LEE Presents Everything Here Is Beautiful: A Novel

Posthumous release of DENIS JOHNSON’s new story collection, The Largess of the Sea Maiden

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Poetry Roundtable in Somerville

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It Occurs to Me That I Am America: A Book Launch at the Boston Public Library

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Boston Athenaeum Book Talk: House at Lobster Cove

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Crónicas y Cuentos: a Bilingual Writing Workshop from GrubStreet

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Boston Athenaeum Book Talk: Forged in Crisis

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STEVEN LEVITSKY and DANIEL ZIBLATT on How Democracies Die

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KEVIN POWELL: Looking for Martin―Dr. King, Community, Civil Rights, Social Media, and the New Activism

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Crónicas y Cuentos: a Bilingual Writing Workshop from GrubStreet

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Dire Literary Series

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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.