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Test your history IQ at the Boston Book Festival (and win prizes!)

Test your knowledge of Beantown history with bestselling author and historian Kenneth C. Davis (creator of the bestselling Don’t Know Much About… series). Davis will select quiz contestants from the audience for this interactive event to vie for prizes, Jeopardy®-style!


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Jennifer Bradbury’s WRAPPED

Loved her descriptions of the mummy-unwrapping parties…spooky but true! –Katie Fleming, publicity


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The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

I haven’t picked up this book in years, but I’m still affected by Morrison’s incredible story. Listening to it is a completely new experience; Pecola is just as devastating and her jealousy, just as relatable, especially now, when the differences between those who struggle, and those who have it all, is the widest it’s ever [...]


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BOB DYLAN IN AMERICA AUDIOBOOK FEATURES THIRTEEN OF DYLAN’S MOST INFLUENTIAL RECORDINGS

In Bob Dylan in America, celebrated historian Sean Wilentz brings not only academic expertise but the passion of a true fan to his exploration and analysis of Dylan’s large and groundbreaking body of work. Thirteen of these icons of American songwriting will be excerpted on the audiobook, integrated with Wilentz’s narration of the text.


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