Friday Fiction Book Club meets in the morning AND in the evening! Join us in the morning 10am-12noon OR in the evening 7pm-9pm! Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one […]Find out more »
Book lovers, bargain hunters, and holiday shoppers: We're opening the doors once again this December for our hugely popular semiannual warehouse sale—with extended hours and two consecutive weekends, including Friday hours. Join us in Somerville for the Harvard Book Store Winter Warehouse Sale: » FIRST WEEKEND (Dec 6–8) Friday, December 6 (5pm–10pm) Saturday, December 7 (10am–8pm) Sunday, December 8 […]Find out more »
You're invited to Breakwater Reading Series! Breakwater Reading Series is Boston's only inter-MFA reading series. We celebrate the voices of MFA candidates from Boston University, Emerson College, Lesley University, and UMass Boston at our monthly events. Breakwater Reading Series is free and open to the public, and held at Cambridge Center for Adult Education, 56 Brattle St, […]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.