Journalist/author MICHAEL DEIBERT on the history of Haiti
Join Porter Square Books as they host MICHAEL DEIBERT for a reading of Haiti Will Not Perish.
In this moving and detailed history, MICHAEL DEIBERT, who has spent two decades reporting on Haiti, chronicles the heroic struggles of Haitians to build their longed-for country in the face of overwhelming odds. Based on years of interviews with Haitian political leaders, international diplomats, peasant advocates, gang leaders, and hundreds of ordinary Haitians, DEIBERT’s book provides a vivid, complex, and challenging analysis of Haiti’s recent history.
This event is not ticketed.
Ghost of the Innocent Man, a true story by BENJAMIN RACHLIN
Harvard Book Store and Mass Humanities welcome local author BENJAMIN RACHLIN for a discussion of his debut book, Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption.
During the last two decades, more than two thousand American citizens have been wrongfully convicted. Ghost of the Innocent Man brings us one of the most dramatic of those cases and provides the clearest picture yet of the national scourge of wrongful conviction and of the opportunity for meaningful reform.
This event is co-sponsored by Mass Humanities.
This book will be for sale at the event for 20% off. There will also be a signing after the event.
No tickets required for entry.
Gayly Forward: The Future of LGBT Publishing
Join writers ALEXANDER CHEE, STACEY D’ERASMO, WILLIAM JOHNSON, BRYAN LOWDER, and (moderator) BENOIT DENIZET-LEWIS for a discussion about the future of LGBT stories, writing, journalism, and publishing hosted by the Emerson Publishing Program.
This event is free and open to the public.