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Open Mic Night!

Porter Square Books: Boston Edition hosts another Open Mic Night! Join us on Wednesday, October 5 at 6pm for a night of poetry, stand up comedy, storytelling, and performance.

This event is free and open to all. Sign up to perform below, or just come to spectate and browse books! 

Masks required for all attendees. 

BOSTON: Anniversary Sale

In honor of Porter Square Books: Boston Edition's one year anniversary, we'll be having an all-day sale! Visit us on Saturday, October 1 between 10am-8pm to shop one-day-only discounts on your favorite titles. 

If you're really in the mood to celebrate with us, join us at 6pm for our birthday party celebration, featuring snacks, drinks, and author visits!

BOSTON: PSB Boston's 1st Birthday Party!

It's officially been a year since the grand opening of Porter Square Books: Boston Edition! It's been an absolutely fantastic year- we've hosted incredible authors such as Steve Almond, Kate Baer, and Jonathan Escoffery, enjoyed each other's company during monthly silent reading book club, opened the stage to your music, poetry, and comedy, and through it all, maintained the most beautiful chalkboard art you've ever seen of some iconic book covers

CAMBRIDGE & BOSTON: Labor Day Sidewalk Sale

This Labor Day weekend, September 3 and 4, Porter Square Books will be holding a sidewalk sale of kids' books at both its Cambridge and Boston locations! Just in time for back-to-school season, you can get your favorite books and series for young readers 50% off!

The sale will be ongoing throughout both stores' open hours (PSB Cambridge: 8-7 and PSB Boston: 10-8).

Open Mic Night!

Porter Square Books: Boston Edition hosts its first ever Open Mic Night! Join us on Thursday, August 25 at 6pm for a night of poetry, stand up comedy, storytelling, and performance.

This event is free and open to all. Sign up to perform below, or just come to spectate and browse books! 

Masks and vax required for all attendees. 

Be The Change Book Fair

Be the Change, the Porter Square Books social activism series, returns with a Be the Change Book Fair. On Sunday, August 28, from 3PM-7PM, Porter Square Books will donate 20% of sales to three local organizations working on some of the challenges facing our community. 

BOSTON: Valeria Luiselli with Jenny Minton Quigley, BEST SHORT STORIES 2022

Porter Square Books: Boston Edition is eager to welcome

The Best Short Stories 2022: The O. Henry Prize Winners (The O. Henry Prize Collection) By Valeria Luiselli (Editor), Jenny Minton Quigley (Series edited by) Cover Image
By Valeria Luiselli (Editor), Jenny Minton Quigley (Series edited by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593467541
Availability: In Stock: Click Title to See if it's in CAMBRIDGE or BOSTON
Published: Anchor - September 13th, 2022

BOSTON: Summer Series Concert

We're returning to our Boston stage with the second performance in our summer series, featuring Ruune, Gregory McKillop, and Bentabia!

This event is free and open to all! Masks and proof of vaccination are required to attend.

Mini Photoshoot Sessions with Taylor Rossi Photography!

Celebrate Pride Month and queer stories with a mini photoshoot at your neighborhood bookstore! On Sunday, June 26, stop by the store between 9am and 2pm for a mini photoshoot with Boston-based photographer Taylor Rossi! When you sign up at the link below, you'll receive a 15 minute photoshoot session, 2 fully edited and retouched photos for $50, a style guide so you know what to wear, and posing tips to help you feel more comfortable in front of the camera.

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