Harvard Book Store welcomes writer, comedian, and Brookline-native JOHN HODGMAN for a discussion of the paperback release of his latest book, Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches. This event is ticketed. About Vacationland Although his career as a bestselling author and on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn’t seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now. Disarmed of falsehood, he was left only with the awful…Find out more »
Harvard Book Store and Mass Humanities welcome acclaimed writer and Georgetown professor MICHAEL ERIC DYSON for a discussion of his latest book, What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America. Tickets- $26.25 (online only, book included); $5.00 without the book.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.