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NEHGS and PSB Present: Richard Cohen with Making History: The Storytellers Who Shaped the Past

This virtual event is part of the American Inspiration author series.

Explore world history and meet those recording it, from Julius Caesar to William Shakespeare to Ken Burns. This remarkable and comprehensive work looks at how their biases influence our understanding about the past.

Making History: The Storytellers Who Shaped the Past By Richard Cohen Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781982195786
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 19th, 2022

NEHGS and PSB Present: Margaret A. Burnham with By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow’s Legal Executioners

This virtual event is part of the American Inspiration author series.

Presented in partnership with the Boston Public Library, Museum of African American History, and GBH Forum Network
Moderated by Linda Hirshman, lawyer, cultural historian, author of The Color of Abolition

By Hands Now Known: Jim Crow's Legal Executioners By Margaret A. Burnham Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780393867855
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 27th, 2022

NEHGS and PSB Present: The Greatest Athlete in American History: Jim Thorpe or Bo Jackson? Two Bestselling Authors Debate

This virtual event is part of the American Inspiration author series.

David Maraniss with Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe and Jeff Pearlman with The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson

The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson By Jeff Pearlman Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780358437673
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Published: Mariner Books - October 25th, 2022

Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe By David Maraniss Cover Image
$34.99
ISBN: 9781476748412
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 9th, 2022

NEHGS and PSB Present: Adam D. Mendelsohn, author of Jewish Soldiers in the Civil War: The Union Army, in conversation with Jonathan D. Sarna

This virtual event is part of the American Inspiration author series.

Jewish Soldiers in the Civil War: The Union Army By Adam D. Mendelsohn Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781479812233
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Published: New York University Press - November 15th, 2022

Randall Munroe with Alexandra Petri, What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

Porter Square Books is delighted to participate in a signed book campaign and share a virtual event featuring Randall Munroe, author of What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions! Alexandra Petri of the Washington Post will be joining the author in conversation for a virtual event hosted by Penguin Random House on 11/21. The recording of the event will be available to watch until December 5.

What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions By Randall Munroe Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525537113
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 13th, 2022

Rebecca Sheir and Eric Shimelonis, Circle Round Book Launch Party

Porter Square Books is delighted to be the bookselling partner for the launch of the third Circle Round book by Rebecca Sheir and illustrator Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley: The Great Ball Game! All 3 Circle Round books will be available for purchase, and you'll be able to get your book signed following the event.

The Great Ball Game: How Bat Settles the Rivalry between the Animals and the Birds; A Circle Round Book By Rebecca Sheir, Joshua Pawis-Steckley (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781635863437
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - November 8th, 2022

The Tale of the Unwelcome Guest: Nasruddin Teaches the Town a Lesson; A Circle Round Book By Rebecca Sheir, Mert Tugen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rebecca Sheir, Mert Tugen (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781635863147
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - June 28th, 2022

A Taste of Honey: Kamala Outsmarts the Seven Thieves; A Circle Round Book By Rebecca Sheir, Chaaya Prabhat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rebecca Sheir, Chaaya Prabhat (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781635864922
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - June 28th, 2022

[BOSTON] Robert Pinsky with Jersey Breaks: Becoming an American Poet

Presented by Porter Square Books in partnership with the American Inspiration series and the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center of NEHGS, Mass Poetry, and GrubStreet.

The best-loved poet, celebrated critic, translator, and teacher, shares his coming-of-age story: a lyrical and poignant portrait of America in the last century, its melting pot, and one man’s against-many-odds rise to literary success.  

Jersey Breaks: Becoming an American Poet By Robert Pinsky Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393882049
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 11th, 2022

GRUBBIE DEBUTS: EB Bartels with Kelly J. Ford, Good Grief

Porter Square Books and GrubStreet are delighted to present the latest installment in the Grubbie Debut event series, featuring EB Bartels.

Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and Hereafter By E.B. Bartels Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780358212331
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Published: Mariner Books - August 2nd, 2022

Real Bad Things By Kelly J. Ford Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781662500091
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Published: Thomas & Mercer - September 1st, 2022

Cottonmouths: A Novel By Kelly J. Ford Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781510719156
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Published: Skyhorse - June 6th, 2017

VIRTUAL: Bill McKibben, What Happened? Lexington as a Microcosm of the Last Fifty Years in American History

Porter Square Books is pleased to partner with the Cary Library in Lexington, MA,  the Lexington Historical SocietyLexHABLexington Climate Action Network, and the Lexington Veterans Association to present an evening with Bill McKibben.

The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon: A Graying American Looks Back at His Suburban Boyhood and Wonders What the Hell Happened By Bill McKibben Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250823601
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - May 31st, 2022

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