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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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Reading and Writing in the Age of Trump

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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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Letters to a Young Writer by COLUM MCCANN

The Lowells of Massachusetts: An American Family

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Rocket Girls at Newtonville Books

Award Winning Poet Tom Sleigh reads with BU MFA alum Laura Marris

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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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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

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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.