The Nieman Foundation, Columbia University's Journalism School, ArtsEmerson, and the Huntington Theatre Company invite you to J. ANTHONY LUKAS BOOK AWARDS' 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018 7pm: Reception 7:30pm: Panel Discussion Join us for a lively discussion of how books that explore pressing social and political issues spark dialogue and affect perceptions. Introduction: Ann Marie […]Find out more »
A biography of Vittoria Colonna, a confidante of Michelangelo, the scion of one of the most powerful families of her era, and a pivotal figure in the Italian Renaissance Ramie Targoff’s Renaissance Woman tells of the most remarkable woman of the Italian Renaissance: Vittoria Colonna, Marchesa of Pescara. Vittoria has long been celebrated by scholars of Michelangelo […]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.