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BOSTON: Terry Brooks with R. A. Salvatore, Daughter of Darkness

Porter Square Books: Boston Edition is delighted to welcome prolific fantasy author Terry Brooks for Daughter of Darkness, the follow-up to Child of Light! NY Times Bestselling author R. A. Salvatore will join the author in conversation, and a signing line will follow the talk. 

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Daughter of Darkness (Viridian Deep #2) By Terry Brooks Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780593357415
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Published: Del Rey - October 4th, 2022

VIRTUAL: Anthony Horowitz with Shari Lapena, The Twist of a Knife

Porter Square Books is delighted to present an event with Anthony Horowitz for his upcoming novel, The Twist of a Knife! Shari Lapena will join the author in conversation at this virtual event, which will take place Tuesday, November 15 at 12pm ET

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The Twist of a Knife: A Novel By Anthony Horowitz Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062938183
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Published: Harper - November 15th, 2022

VIRTUAL: Katie Hafner with Weike Wang, The Boys

Porter Square Books is delighted to welcome Katie Hafner, author of The Boys, in conversation with author Weike Wang!

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The Boys By Katie Hafner Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781954118058
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Published: Spiegel & Grau - July 26th, 2022

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Joan Is Okay: A Novel By Weike Wang Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525654834
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Published: Random House - January 18th, 2022

BOSTON: Cat Fitzpatrick w/ Cecilia Gentili, THE CALL-OUT

Porter Square Books: Boston Edition is excited to welcome author Cat Fitzpatrick for the release of her first novel, The Call-Out! The Call-Out is "a fast-paced, debut tragicomedy of manners written in verse about queer (mostly trans) women that is funny, literary, philosophical, witty, sometimes bitchy and sometimes heartbreaking," written by the first trans woman to serve as Director of the Women’s and Gender Studies program at Rutgers University–Newark.

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The Call-Out: A Novel in Rhyme By Cat Fitzpatrick Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781644212332
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Published: Seven Stories Press - October 25th, 2022

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Faltas: Letters to Everyone in My Hometown Who Isn't My Rapist By Cecilia Gentili Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781736716823
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Published: Littlepuss Press - October 4th, 2022

CAMBRIDGE: GennaRose Nethercott, THISTLEFOOT

Porter Square Books is excited to host GennaRose Nethercott to celebrate the release of her debut novel, Thistlefoot! In the tradition of modern fairy tales like Neil Gaiman's American Gods and Naomi Novik's Spinning Silver comes a sweeping epic rich in Eastern European folklore—a debut novel about the ancestral hauntings that stalk us, and the uncanny power of story. Lemony Snickett writes, “I have never found use for the word rollicking until I dove into Thistlefoot.

Thistlefoot: A Novel By GennaRose Nethercott Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593468838
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Published: Anchor - September 13th, 2022

CAMBRIDGE: Joanna Margaret w/ Joanna Rakoff, THE BEQUEST

Porter Square Books is happy to host Joanna Margaret to celebrate the release of her debut novel, The Bequest! Joyce Carol Oates described this Gothic mystery set between Scotland, Italy, and France as "richly atmospheric and irresistibly readable." Joanna Rakoff will join the author in conversation,

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$26.95
ISBN: 9781613163443
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Published: Scarlet - October 18th, 2022

GRUBBIE DEBUTS: Robin McLean with Sabina Murray, PITY THE BEAST

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

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Pity the Beast By Robin McLean Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781913505523
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Published: And Other Stories - October 18th, 2022

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Get 'em Young, Treat 'em Tough, Tell 'em Nothing By Robin McLean Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781913505530
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Published: And Other Stories - October 18th, 2022

CAMBRIDGE: Writer-in-residence Sacha Lamb w/ Rebecca Podos, WHEN THE ANGELS LEFT THE OLD COUNTRY

Porter Square Books is excited to host former PSB writer-in-residence Sacha Lamb to celebrate the release of their debut novel, When the Angels Left the Old Country!

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$19.99
ISBN: 9781646141760
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Published: Levine Querido - October 18th, 2022

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From Dust, a Flame By Rebecca Podos Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062699060
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 8th, 2022

BOSTON: New European Literature with Robert Perišic, Marko Pogačar, and Ellen Elias-Bursać

Porter Square Books: Boston Edition is happy to welcome Robert Perišić, author of A Cat at the End of the World,  Marko Pogačar, author of Neon South, and translator Ellen Elias-Bursać for an evening of reading and discussion about new European literature. 

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A Cat At the End of the World By Vesna Maric (Translated by), Robert Perišic Cover Image
By Vesna Maric (Translated by), Robert Perišic
$19.95
ISBN: 9789533513997
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Published: Sandorf Passage - November 1st, 2022

Neon South By Marko Pogacar, Mirza Puric (Translated by) Cover Image
By Marko Pogacar, Mirza Puric (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9789533513737
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Published: Sandorf Passage - May 3rd, 2022

*SOLD OUT* Celeste Ng with Maggie Levine, Our Missing Hearts

*THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT*

Porter Square Books is thrilled to host the launch event for Celeste Ng's Our Missing Hearts at the Brattle Theatre on Sunday, October 2 at 3pm! Join us at this special pre-publication event to celebrate the book of which Booklist writes in a starred review: "[it] arguably achieves literary perfection."

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