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JENNA and BARBARA BUSH – Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life

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Dire Series with LAURA VAN DEN BERG, MARK SABA and MEG SMITH

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Poet TARA SKURTU at Porter Square Books

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FIONA MOZLEY and HALLGRIMUR HELGASON at Harvard Book Store

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Midwinter Fire: A Poetry Reading with JOY LADIN, GAIL THOMAS, and LESLEA NEWMAN

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EcoMuse: Sustainable Music, Poetry, and Video with Dinosaur Annex

Arlington Author Salon

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Posthumous release of DENIS JOHNSON’s new story collection, The Largess of the Sea Maiden

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Boston Athenaeum Book Talk: House at Lobster Cove

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MORGAN JERKINS at Harvard Book Store

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Dire Literary Series

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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.