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GrubStreet’s Short Story Incubator Open House & Info Session

A True Tale of Love and Survival in the Amazon

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MAX WINTER and DAISY JOHNSON at Brookline Booksmith

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Memoirs on Mortality and Murder at Brookline Booksmith

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DAVID SEDARIS- Theft by Finding

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Queering Literature: A Pride Panel

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HALLIE EPHRON – You’ll Never Know, Dear

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PATRICIA LOCKWOOD, Author of Priestdaddy

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One Nation, Indeterminable

One Nation, Indeterminable: A Theatrical Response to the Current National Climate

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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

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

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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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ARUNDHATI ROY – Ministry of Utmost Happiness: A Novel

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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MARIANNE LEONE and MICHAEL PATRICK MACDONALD Discuss Her New Memoir, Ma Speaks Up

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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LGBT Novelist SJ SINDU reads from Marriage of a Thousand Lies

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30th Joiner Institute Writers’ Workshop Poetry and Music Celebration

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

ANN BEATTIE reads The Accomplished Guest: Stories

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Novel Generator Open House & Info Session

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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