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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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Writing Romance Today: A panel with authors KRISTAN HIGGINS and SARAH MACLEAN at the Boston Public Library

Dire Literary Series

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ROSALYN D. ELDER on African American Heritage in Massachusetts

DAVID DONOVAN on Henry Beston’s “The Outermost House”

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Crónicas y Cuentos: a Bilingual Writing Workshop from GrubStreet

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SAM GRAHAM-FELSEN Presents Green: A Novel

Wrters ELENA GEORGIOU and KL PEREIRA Explore Immigration, Refugees, and Identity at the Boston Public Library

Emerson’s Publishing Series: How To Get An Agent & How to Be One

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Author DORJE DOLMA on Growing Up in the Remote Dolpo Region of Nepal

Activist/Authors FRANCIS MOORE LAPPE and ADAM EICHEN on Anti-Democracy Crisis at the Boston Public Library

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Crónicas y Cuentos: a Bilingual Writing Workshop from GrubStreet

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ANDREW MORTON, Author of “Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy” at the Boston Public Library

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Common Threads 2018 Launch Discussion Group

The Baker Chocolate Company: A Sweet History

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JESSICA SHATTUCK reads from The Women in the Castle

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Exodus from Dixie: The Great Migration as a Social Movement

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Dire Literary Series with Yarbrough, Cherches and Pleasants

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Book Launch for Avaton by DIMITRIOS BAFALOUKOS

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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.