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Brookline Booksmith

Phone: 
(617) 566-6660
Type: Indie Bookstore
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Founded in 1961 as Paperback Booksmith, Brookline Booksmith is an independent bookstore that sells both new and used books. The store hosts regular author events, readings, and a Readers and Writers book club.

Address: 279 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446
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Boston, MA 02115
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by Ifeanyi Menkiti

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The city of Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalists has produced many prominent writers in its past, but it is also a city whose literary history is still in the making. Ifeanyi Menkiti, who was born in Onitsha, Nigeria, and moved to Massachusetts eventually becoming owner of the nation’s oldest poetry bookstore, tours the vast literary landscape of the greater Boston area.

Upcoming Events
Poetry
Reading
Harvard-Yenching Common Room 136
December 1, 2014 - 7:00pm
Poetry
Reading
Blacksmith House
December 1, 2014 - 8:00pm
Poetry
Reading
Barker Center
December 3, 2014 - 6:00pm
Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Panel
Harvard Book Store
December 5, 2014 - 7:00pm
Poetry/Fiction/Creative Nonfiction
Reading
Out of the Blue Art Gallery
December 5, 2014 - 8:00pm

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