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Commonwealth Salon, Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square

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700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116 United States
617-536-5400 http://www.bpl.org/

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November 2018

Thrill Me, Chill Me: Mystery Writers Panel at the Boston Public Library

November 28, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join critically acclaimed authors Hank Phillippi Ryan, Peter Swanson, Kellye Garrett, and Paula Munier in conversation about the enduring thrill and lure of mysteries, and what makes them so appealing on the page and on the screen. Hank Phillipi Ryan is an on-air investigative reporter for Boston's WHDH-TV, winning 34 Emmys and dozens of additional journalism honors. The nationally bestselling author of 10 mysteries, she is also an award-winner in her second profession—with five Agathas, two Anthonys, two Macavitys, the…

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December 2018

Discussion of THE PATS: An Illustrated History of the New England Patriots at Boston Public Library

December 4, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

THE PATS outlines the definitive, lively, and robust history of the New England Patriots, from Billy Sullivan to Bill Belichick and everything in between. The New England Patriots have become a dynasty, though it didn't begin that way. Love them or hate them, Pats have captured this country's attention like no other franchise. From two award-winning authors, this is the first complete story of a legendary team and its five championship trophies. In the tradition of their celebrated illustrated histories…

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Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.