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A True Tale of Love and Survival in the Amazon

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JILL LEPORE on “Joe Gould’s Teeth”

MAX WINTER and DAISY JOHNSON at Brookline Booksmith

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Memoirs on Mortality and Murder at Brookline Booksmith

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Wilde Opera Nights: Patience

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Wilde Opera Nights: Patience

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DAVID SEDARIS- Theft by Finding

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HALLIE EPHRON – You’ll Never Know, Dear

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Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, & the Battle Over Civil Rights

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PATRICIA LOCKWOOD, Author of Priestdaddy

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Writing Hard Stories: Memoirists in Conversation

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Cambridge Forum: Rwandan Women Rising

All About Travel Writing at Harvard Bookstore

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ROXANE GAY reads from her book, Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER Reads at Newtonville Books

The Chalk Artist at Porter Square Books

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ALEXANDRA FULLER reads from her novel, Quiet Until the Thaw

JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER at the Brattle Theatre

Drunk Crosswords at Brookline Booksmith

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101 Things That Piss Me Off at Brookline Booksmith

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A Home for Every Writer

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JULIA FIERRO, author of The Gypsy Moth Summer, in conversation with JOANNA RAKOFF

NYTBR Editor PAMELA PAUL On Her “Book of Books”

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Hemingway, Dos Passos, and a Friendship Made and Lost in War

Novelist ANITA DIAMANT discusses her newest nonfiction

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No Boston Olympics: How and Why Smart Cities are Passing on the Torch

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MICHAEL FRANK reads from his memoir, The Mighty Franks

Harvard Book Store and GrubStreet present debut author ANGELICA BAKER

BETH MACY, author of TRUEVINE, in conversation with LISA MULLINS

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Author ALLEGRA GOODMAN reads The Chalk Artist

SHERMAN ALEXIE at First Parish Church

Truevine at Porter Square Books

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LGBT Novelist SJ SINDU reads from Marriage of a Thousand Lies

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SJ SINDU and LOUIE CRONIN on Their New Novels at JP Papercuts

ANN BEATTIE reads The Accomplished Guest: Stories

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How to Be a Muslim: An American Story

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Local writers CRYSTAL KING (Feast of Sorrow) and TIM WEED (Murder & Fly Fishing: Stories)

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