Ruby’s Sword - Ruby is always racing after her big brothers. But no matter how hard she tries, she can never catch up. Then one day, she discovers some sticks in the grass. Not just any sticks—swords! And suddenly the world is her kingdom. Caspian Finds A Friend - Caspian lives in a lighthouse surrounded by a cold gray-blue sea. Every day, he watches, wishing for a friend. But no one comes. So, Caspian decides that wishing is not enough.…Find out more »
Join us for a meet and greet with Toddy Smith and Darren Nuzzo, who are celebrating their new book I’ll Give You a Dollar if you Consider This Art (Tallfellow Press). This event will consist of a book signing and photo op–there will be no author talk. Tickets come with a paperback copy of the book. Hardcovers will be available to purchase in limited quantities. The event will take place at Brookline Booksmith starting at 6pm. Toddy Smith is a…Find out more »
Roald Dahl’s timeless musical story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to chocolate-covered life. The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale.Find out more »
“Of all the words that could define her, the most accurate is, I think, ingenious.“—Jorge Luis Borges “I don’t know of another writer who better captures the magic inside everyday rituals, the forbidden or hidden face that our mirrors don’t show us.“—Italo Calvino “Silvina Ocampo’s prose is made of elegant pleasures and delicate terrors. Her stories take place in a liquid, viscous reality, where innocence quietly bleeds into cruelty, and the mundane seeps, unnoticed, into the bizarre. Revered by some…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.