For Immediate Release
October 18, 2013
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BPL Communications Office
Throughout November, Boston Public Library will host author talks at the Central Library in Copley Square and branch locations. Author appearances include:
- Author Nancy Madore details her book The Hidden Ones, the first of a planned series of six historical novels taking readers on a journey from ancient Mesopotomia to Armageddon. Thursday, November 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library, located at 12 Sedgwick Street. This author talk is part of the JP Writes & Invites series.
- Author Saphira Linden and co-authors of The Heart & Soul of Psychotherapy: A Transpersonal Approach through Theater Arts will discuss, demonstrate, and illustrate drama therapy on Thursday, November 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library, located at 12 Sedgwick Street.
- Author and Boston Public Library staff member John DeVito gives an illustrated talk about President John Fitzgerald Kennedy’s death and its effect on popular culture as the 50th anniversary of JFK’s death approaches. Thursday, November 14, at 7 p.m. at the Brighton Branch of the Boston Public Library, located at 40 Academy Hill Road. Mr. DeVito will also speak about this topic on Thursday, November 21, at 2 p.m. during Boston Public Library’s Never Too Late Group programming for seniors at the Central Library in Copley Square, located at 700 Boylston Street.
- Retired Boston FBI supervisory agent and author James Ring draws from his experience to detail a fictionalized account of a terrorist plot targeting Manhattan and Boston in Necessary Assets on Monday, November 18, at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon at the Central Library in Copley Square, located at 700 Boylston Street.
- Author and Harvard University professor Joshua Greene speaks about his book Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them, in which he reveals the underlying causes of human conflict on Tuesday, November 19, at 6 p.m. in the Commonwealth Salon at the Central Library in Copley Square, located at 700 Boylston Street.
- As part of the South End Writes & Invites series, author and yoga teacher Sarah DiVello will read from her memoir Where in the OM Am I?, which details her story of switching careers from corporate America to yoga instructor. Tuesday, November 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Branch of the Boston Public Library, located at 685 Tremont Street.
The complete schedule of upcoming events at Boston Public Library locations is available at www.bpl.org/calendar.
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Boston Public Library has a Central Library, twenty-four branches, a literacy center, map center, business library, and a website filled with digital content and services. Established in 1848, the Boston Public Library has pioneered public library service in America. It was the first publicly supported municipal library in America, the first public library to lend books, the first to have a branch library, and the first to have a children’s room. Each year, the Boston Public Library hosts thousands of programs and serves millions of people. All of its programs and exhibitions are free and open to the public. At the Boston Public Library, books are just the beginning. To learn more, visit www.bpl.org
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