live studio interview (and live stream) plus musical performance Free admission, followed by book signing Interviewer: Henry Santoro of WGBH News Performer: Americana Singer-Songwriter Susan Cattaneo The acclaimed singer Janis Joplin (1943-1970) passed into legend as a brash, impassioned soul and one of the most extraordinary voices in rock history. In a blazingly intimate biography, […]Find out more »
RSVP form available via website link. Location given to RSVPed guests Nina MacLaughin presents her "vital, vivid" (Kirkus) new book, Wake, Siren: Ovid Resung, hosted at the home of author Whitney Scharer! Doors open at 6:30pm, with the program beginning at 7pm. In Wake, Siren, the women of Ovid's Metamorphoses claim their stories and challenge the power of myth in fierce, […]Find out more »
Five years into fatherhood, Calvin Hennick is plagued by self-doubt and full of questions. How can he teach his son to be a man, when his own father figures abandoned him? As a white man, what can he possibly teach his biracial son about how to live as a black man in America? And what […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes GANESH SITARAMAN—Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School and author of The Counterinsurgent's Constitution—for a discussion of his latest book, The Great Democracy: How to Fix Our Politics, Unrig the Economy, and Unite America. About The Great Democracy Since the New Deal in the 1930s, there have been two eras in […]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.