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Red Sox pitching legend Luis Tiant

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019. 6 p.m.

Son of Havana: A Baseball Journey from Cuba to the Big Leagues and Back Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635765434
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Published: Diversion Books - May 14th, 2019

The improbable story of Luis Tiant--a living link to the earliest days of Fidel Castro's regime, a Boston Red Sox legend, and the most qualified 20th Century pitcher not yet enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame

Setting the Wire: A Memoir of Postpartum Psychosis

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019, 6 p.m.

Essayist and psychotherapist Sarah C. Townsend discusses her lyrical work, Setting the Wire: A Memoir of Postpartum Psychosis, in conversation with Mary Mosseau.

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ISBN: 9781733549905
Availability: Special Order
Published: Lettered Streets Press - April 1st, 2019

Literary Nonfiction. Poetry. Women's Studies. SETTING THE WIRE is a memoir of postpartum psychosis and a meditation on containment: what we hold and what holds us together. A lyric exploration of motherhood, mental illness, and familial ties, Sarah C. Townsend's debut work weaves together personal anecdote, film, music, visual art, and psychology.

Seeking Hyde, with Thomas Reed

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 6 p.m.

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ISBN: 9780825308833
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Published: Beaufort Books - November 1st, 2018

Thomas Reed’s debut novel, Seeking Hyde, recounts the fascinating history of Robert Louis Stevenson’s epic horror story, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. It is the tale of a young author defying his father’s wishes by becoming a spinner of romantic yarns.

Richard Russo, Chances Are

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019, 6 p.m. (unticketed event)

cover art for Chances Are. Image is upside down, a woman's legs gracefully protrude from green choppy sea wavesPulitzer Prize-winner Richard Russo returns to Concord with his first stand-alone novel in a decade, Chances Are, a gripping story about the abiding yet complex power of friendship.

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ISBN: 9781101947746
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Published: Knopf - July 30th, 2019

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls comes a new revelation: a riveting story about the abiding yet complex power of friendship.

Guns Down, with Igor Volsky

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019, 6 p.m.

Guns Down: How to Defeat the NRA and Build a Safer Future with Fewer Guns Cover Image
ISBN: 9781620973196
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Published: New Press - April 9th, 2019

One of Mashable's "17 books every activist should read in 2019"

Join the conversation about creating a future with fewer guns and finally make a difference--this "smart, thoughtful, commonsense plan" (Donna Brazile) shows you how