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Stairwell Art Gallery Reception

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BRAVO! BRAVA!: Gender, Opera, and the Marriage of Figaro

ELIF BATUMAN at Harvard Book Store

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Marathon reading of IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE by Sinclair Lewis

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Marathon reading of IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE by Sinclair Lewis

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Marathon reading of IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE by Sinclair Lewis

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STEPH BURT on How to Read Poetry

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Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas

Reading and Writing in the Age of Trump

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CAMILLE PAGLIA

The Arlington Author Salon with MICHAEL BLANDING, ELIZABETH SEARLE, and JESSICA TREADWAY

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Dire Literary Series with Alden Jones, Louie Cronin and Georgia Park

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LINDY WEST at Papercuts J.P.

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JOHN WATERS Makes Trouble with CHRIS CASTELLANI

The Lowells of Massachusetts: An American Family

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Rocket Girls at Newtonville Books

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Wilde Opera Nights: The Dwarf (Der Zwerg)

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Top Chef’s BARBARA LYNCH at Harvard Book Store

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Elizabeth Warren at Harvard Book Store

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NOAM CHOMSKY in conversation with AMY GOODMAN in Cambridge

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CRYSTAL KING Reads from Feast of Sorrow

MARY GAITSKILL at Harvard Book Store

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National touring Spoken Word & Acoustic Show

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National touring Spoken Word & Acoustic Show

Stories Under the Stars at the Museum of Science

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Pachinko author MIN JIN LEE at Papercuts JP & La Rana Rossa

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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.