What could possibly be “lucky” about addiction? Absolutely nothing, thought Laura McKowen when drinking brought her to her knees. As she puts it, she “kicked and screamed … wishing for something – anything – else” to be her issue. The people who got to drink normally, she thought, were so damn lucky. But in the […]Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes LIZ MOORE—author of the acclaimed novels Heft and The Unseen World—for a discussion of her latest novel, Long Bright River. About Long Bright River In a Philadelphia neighborhood rocked by the opioid crisis, two once-inseparable sisters find themselves at odds. One, Kacey, lives on the streets in the vise of addiction. […]Find out more »
Join Tara Sim at Porter Square Books, in conversation with Christine Lynn Herman, and Amanda Foody about her new book Scavenge the Stars! When Amaya rescues a mysterious stranger from drowning, she fears her rash actions have earned her a longer sentence on the debtor ship where she's been held captive for years. Instead, the man she […]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.