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Love and Literature: A Panel on Romance at the Boston Public Library

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Animals Strike Curious Poses, A Novel by ELENA PASSARELLO

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Dire Literary Series with ELIZABETH SEARLE, VI KHI NAO, and ADAM SCHEFFLER

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NICOLE GALLAND – The Play’s the Thing: Shakespeare on Stage

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A Discussion of Harriet Tubman, Mary Surratt, and Rosemary Kennedy at the Boston Public Library

American Sanctuary: Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution

Rivals Unto the Death: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr

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American Passage: The History of Ellis Island

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The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire

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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes at Old South Church

Lowell Lecture: Reginald Dwayne Betts – An Evening of Poetry

The Hollywood Daughter – Ingrid Bergman

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Best New England Crime Stories

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Edwin Frank, NYRB Books: “The Editor’s Share”

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“Connecting with the Enemy” at Porter Square Books

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Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age

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