Cost: $32 includes guaranteed seat and a signed book (includes tax) Hear from the beloved New York Times columnist Gail Collins about her rollicking, eye-opening new book on a subject that is timelier than ever: women and aging in America. Author of the acclaimed bestsellers When Everything Changed and America's Women, and the first woman to serve as the editorial page editor of the New York Times, Collins is an expert guide through the shifting sands of America's complex history of women. She takes us from the colonies, when a woman was considered marriageable if "Civil, and under…Find out more »
The Historic Rotunda at American Ancestors 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston 6:00 PM–7:00 PM, followed by book signing $37.50 includes seat and signed book ($35, retail) $12.50 general admission Historian Donald L. Miller tells the dramatic and deeply researched story of the Battle of Vicksburg, the longest and most decisive military campaign of the Civil War. The conflict opened the Mississippi River, split the Confederacy, freed more than 100,000 slaves, sparked a social revolution, and solidified Ulysses S. Grant’s reputation as the Union’s most capable general. Don’t miss Miller’s insight into the story that has never been told in…Find out more »
The Historic Rotunda at American Ancestors 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston 6:00 PM–7:00 PM, followed by book signing $19.50 includes guaranteed seat signed paperback book ($18, retail) $12.50 general admission Boston native George Howe Colt, the author of The Big House, comes to town with the just-released paperback edition The Game, the story of our country, our college city, and several young men in the turbulent sixties, a transformative time in American culture. Amidst the sweeping currents of a prevalent…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.