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Best Reading Series

The Harvard Book Store
2013 Best Reading Series

Harvard Book Store

Cambridge
Readings can be intimate affairs, just you and other devotees listening to a favorite author in a cozy room. Or they can be major events, […] read more»
2012 Best Reading Series

Harvard Book Store

Cambridge
Plenty of book stores host signings, but for a truly enlightening author event, two venues always vie for our top spot: the Brookline Booksmith and […] read more»
2011 Best Reading Series

Harvard Book Store

Cambridge
It’s not exactly a shock that Harvard is able to reel in big names for its reading series. The pleasant surprise is the sheer variety, […] read more»
2002 Best Reading Series

WordsWorth Books

Cambridge
Finally, someone has figured out that all writers are frustrated actors. This Harvard Square institution has always been a writers’ haven, even for the obscure […] read more»
2002 Best Reading Series, West

Newtonville Books

Newtonville
This charming suburban bookstore scores big points for originality. Not only do folks at Newtonville Books attract a superb crowd of writers; they up the […] read more»
2001 Best Reading Series

Brookline Booksmith

Brookline
Author readings are marketing tools, pure and simple. But Brookline Booksmith’s events director, Jim Behrle, makes sure they feel more like a chance to connect […] read more»
2000 Best Reading Series

Brookline Booksmith

Brookline
The Boston literary culture may actually exist on the opposite side of the Charles, but that hasn’t kept the folks in Coolidge Corner from thinking […] read more»
1999 Best Reading Series

Harvard Book Store

Cambridge
In addition to bringing the authors to Boston, the Harvard Book Store also provides the most diverse and frequent reading series. HBS increases its breadth […] read more»
1996 Best Reading Series

Boston Public Library

Boston
Ellen Grass has been coordinating the city’s most eclectic reading series for the past 10 years. the series works with local bookstores to bring in […] read more»
1995 Best Reading Series

Waterstone’s

Boston
A great mix of writers, from high-profile sensations like Martin Amis to cult favorites like David Sedaris, plus a comfortable space make this the best […] read more»