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2013 Boston Book Festival

October 17, 2013 - October 19, 2013
Copley Square,
560 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 United States
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The Boston Book Festival celebrates the power of words to stimulate, agitate, unite, delight, and inspire by holding year-round events culminating in an annual, free Festival that promotes a culture of reading and ideas and enhances the vibrancy of our city. This year’s line-up consists of over one hundred and fifty world-class presenters, including Tomie […] Find out more »
7:30 pm

Erin Dionne at The Writers’ Loft

October 17, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Writers’ Loft,
20 North Main St. #360, Sherborn, MA 01770 United States
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Join Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking author Erin Dionne and other Lofters in an informal chat about revision on Thursday, October 17th, from 7:30-9:00pm. Do you dread revising? Don’t know where to start, or how to wrangle that beast of a manuscript into sparkly prose and jaw dropping plot twists? Or are you […] Find out more »
6:30 pm

MA Chapter & Verse Book Club kick-off event

October 17, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Stevens Memorial Library,
345 Main St., Andover, MA 01845 United States
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Children’s Literature Network (CLN) is partnering with Stevens Memorial Library in North Andover to launch the Massachusetts chapter of its innovative Chapter & Verse Book Club. Chapter & Verse is a national book club for members of Children’s Literature Network and other children’s literature enthusiasts in their communities who wish to discuss children’s and young adult […] Find out more »
5:00 pm

Avi at Porter Square Books

October 17, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Porter Square Books,
25 White St., Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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Celebrated author Avi will appear at Porter Square Books on Thursday, October 17th, to read and sign his latest novel, Sophia’s War: A Tale of the Revolution. In 1776, young Sophia Calderwood witnesses the execution of Nathan Hale in New York City, which is newly occupied by the British army. Sophia is horrified by the […] Find out more »
4:00 pm

Lincoln Peirce at Wellesley Free Library

October 17, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wellesley Free Library,
530 Washington St., Wellesley, MA 02482-5714 United States
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Get out your pen and paper and get ready to draw! Writer/cartoonist Lincoln Peirce, creator of the Big Nate comic strip, will be at the Wellesley Free Library to talk about his latest collection of cartoons Big Nate: I Can’t Take It! He’ll be giving a drawing demo, explaining cartooning tools and vocabulary, and talking […] Find out more »
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