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Chuck Klosterman with Tom Perrotta, Raised in Captivity

Bestselling author Chuck Klosterman reads from and signs copies of his new story collection Raised in Captivity at Cambridge Public Library, in conversation with author Tom Perrotta! Free and open to all; doors open at 6:30pm.

Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735217928
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Press - July 16th, 2019

Salon with Kathryn Davis, Silk Road

**Please note that due to family emergency, Kathryn Davis will not be able to attend this Salon event. We have closed RSVPs at this time, and for those guests already confirmed, we will still host a gathering for The Silk Road where poet Louise Gluck will read and bookseller Josh Cook will lead a discussion. Please keep an eye out for our next Salon event or get in touch with if you're interesting in hosting one yourself!**

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The Silk Road: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555978297
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - March 5th, 2019

Salon with Jessica Francis Kane, Rules for Visiting

Please join Porter Square Books for the first in a new reading series! Our Salon series features an up-close-and-personal evening where you'll have a chance to meet, mingle and hear from an author over light refreshments in a local Porter Square Books community member's own home.

Rules for Visiting: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525559221
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Press - May 14th, 2019

Kensington CozyClub MiniCon

Porter Square Books, the Cambridge Public Library, and Kensington Publishing invite you to a fun-filled afternoon talking about cozy mysteries! Come meet award-winning authors, get autographed books, and learn more about the cozy mystery genre while enjoying light music, fun swag, snacks, and trivia prizes. MC’ed by Sherry Harris, President of the Sisters in Crime National Board and author of the Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery series.

Chris Perondi, The Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever

Tickets are required for this event. Each ticket includes a copy of THE BIG BOOK OF TRICKS FOR THE BEST DOG EVER, and profits from ticket sales will be donated to local nonprofit dog rescue Save A Dog (

David Zilber, The Noma Guide to Fermentation

Online ticket sales will close at 11AM on Friday, October 26.

This event takes place at First Parish Church in Harvard Square. Tickets, which include a copy of The Noma Guide to Fermentation, are required.

David Zilber will be in conversation with Dr. Pia Sorensen, Lecturer on Science and Cooking at Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


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