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Fashion Designer JOSEPH ABBOUD at the BPL

Why Thoreau Still Matters: Lessons on Environmentalism & Civil Disobedience

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ROSALYN ELDER on Massachusetts’ African American Heritage

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Gayly Forward: The Future of LGBT Publishing

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The Legacy of Publishers Ticknor and Fields in the Old Corner Bookstore

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“An Angel of Light”: Thoreau’s Plea for Captain John Brown

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Film Screening: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive

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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.