Join us for a special lunch with Mary Laura Philpott, author of I Miss You When I Blink. Ann Patchett calls the collection of essays "Relentlessly funny, self-effacing and charming.” Your $44 ticket includes lunch from Altra Strada Restaurant and a copy of I Miss You When I Blink. Buy tickets in-store or by phone […]Find out more »
Chanan Tigay is an award-winning journalist and nonfiction writer who has covered the Middle East, 9/11, and the United Nations for such outlets as AFP, the Atlantic, GQ, and the New Yorker. In this lecture, Tigay will talk about his first book, The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s Oldest Bible, which […]Find out more »
Celebrate the holiday season right with signed books for everyone on your list. Join us for short performances by recent Massachusetts Book Awards winners, honorees, and long-listers and grab a signed and personalized copy of their work for your favorite book lovers. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for adults, young adults, and middle graders, […]Find out more »
End of Year Writing Marathon at The Village Works The end of the year is approaching. Is the end of your writing project in sight? And is your digital self in optimal shape? Whether you’re plugging away at the last chapter of your book, your job applications and graduate school essays, or a stack of holiday […]Find out more »
Newly out as transgender, Ron finds himself adrift: kicked out by his family, jilted by his girlfriend, unable to afford to return to college in the fall. So begins Alex Myers’ debut novel Continenental Divide. From there Ron heads out to Wyoming for a new start, a chance to prove that - even though he […]Find out more »
WBUR and PRX are proud to be media sponsors of The Moth, an acclaimed non-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. The Moth StorySLAM is an open-mic storytelling competition, open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show! The […]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.