Sun, Mar 26, 2PM – Picture Book Event with  Wendy Drexler and Joan Fleiss Kaplan, authors of BUZZ, RUBY, AND THEIR CITY CHICKS: A TRUE RED-TAILED HAWK STORY. All ages welcome.

Buzz, Ruby, and Their City Chicks is an illustrated and compelling nonfiction nature story for children ages 5 through 11. It recounts the saga of a widely watched pair of red-tailed hawks who raised and fledged three chicks from the fourth-floor ledge of an office building in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 2010. Enhanced by vibrant color illustrations derived […]

Fri, Mar 31, 7PM – Joseph Scapellato, author of BIG LONESOME: STORIES, and Christopher Boucher, author of GOLDEN DELICIOUS: A NOVEL

About BIG LONESOME: Reinventing a great American tradition through an absurdist, discerning eye, Joseph Scapellato uses these twenty-five stories to conjure worlds, themes, and characters who are at once unquestionably familiar and undeniably strange. Big Lonesome navigates through the American West—from the Old West to the modern-day West to the Midwest, from cowboys to mythical creatures to everything […]

Mon, Apr 3, 7PM — PoemWorks poetry event with Eileen Cleary, and Sarath Reddy, followed by an Open Mic.

Join us for a poetry reading with Eileen Cleary and Sarath Reddy, followed by an Open Mic. Hosted by Richard Waring. Eileen Cleary is a nurse and poet from Whitman, Massachusetts. Her work is new or forthcoming in Apeiron, bird’s thumb, and Naugatuck River Review. She is passionate about poetry elevating human suffering to art. […]

Tue, Apr 4, 7PM — Sharon Pywell, author of THE ROMANCE READER’S GUIDE TO LIFE: A NOVEL

As a young girl, Neave was often stuck in a world that didn’t know what to do with her. As her mother not unkindly told her, she was never going to grow up to be a great beauty. Her glamorous sister, Lilly, moved easily through the world, a parade of handsome men in pursuit. Her […]

Thu, Apr 6, 7PM — John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro, authors of ONE NATION UNDER BASEBALL: HOW THE 1960s COLLIDED WITH THE NATIONAL PASTIME

One Nation Under Baseball highlights the intersection between American society and America’s pastime during the 1960s, when the hallmarks of the sport—fairness, competition, and mythology—came under scrutiny. John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro examine the events of the era that reshaped the game: the Koufax and Drysdale million-dollar holdout, the encroachment of television on newspaper coverage, the […]

Wed, Apr 12, 7PM — Hannah Tinti, author of THE TWELVE LIVES OF SAMUEL HAWLEY: A NOVEL, in conversation with Laura van den Berg

Samuel Hawley isn’t like the other fathers in Olympus, Massachusetts. A loner who spent years living on the run, he raised his beloved daughter, Loo, on the road, moving from motel to motel, always watching his back. Now that Loo’s a teenager, Hawley wants only to give her a normal life. In his late wife’s […]

Thu, Apr 13, 7PM — Nathalia Holt, author of RISE OF THE ROCKET GIRLS: THE WOMEN WHO PROPELLED US FROM MISSILES TO THE MOON TO MARS

The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. In the 1940s and 50s, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians to calculate velocities and plot trajectories, they didn’t turn to male graduates. Rather, they recruited an elite group of young women who, with only pencil, paper, and mathematical […]

Tue, Apr 25, 7PM – Robert McKean, author of THE CATALOG OF CROOKED THOUGHTS: A NOVEL

Robert McKean’s critically acclaimed novel, The Catalog of Crooked Thoughts, winner of the 2016 Longleaf Press Novel Award. Franz, college prof and lapsed poet, is from Ganaego’s famous chocolate-making family (well, famous in Ganaego), and Ellen is a somewhat unconventional real estate agent. Having lost their only child, the fifteen-year-old Jean, in an accident whose […]

Wed, Apr 26, 7PM – Meta Wagner, author of WHAT’S YOUR CREATIVE TYPE? HARNESS THE POWER OF YOUR ARTISTIC PERSONALITY

The greatest creators in human history–from Mozart to Meryl Streep, Jackson Pollock to Jay-Z–don’t just have talent–they also understand their motivations for pursuing art. What’s Your Creative Type? helps artists do the same in a fun and witty way. Stepping away from the hyper-focus on how people create, What’s Your Creative Type? instead explores why. […]

Thu, Apr 27, 7PM – Michael Callahan, author of THE NIGHT SHE WON MISS AMERICA: A NOVEL

Inspired by a true story, a young woman is swept up in the glamour and excitement of chasing the title of Miss America 1950—only to vanish the night she wins​. Betty Jane Welch reluctantly enters the Miss Delaware contest to make her mother happy, only to surprisingly find herself the judges’ choice. Just like that, […]