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Start: 7:00 pm

Award-winning blogger Jenny Rosenstrach decided she could work full-time on one condition—that she and her husband (also a full-time editor) could put a home-cooked meal on the table for her kids every night. In her new book, she shares tips, tricks, and recipes for anyone who wants to fit in a nightly meal without resorting to ramen.

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Start: 7:00 pm

Join us for a night with two acclaimed Boston writers as they share new novels of long-held secrets. So Far Away, the second novel by Meg Mitchell Moore (The Arrivals) links together the lives of a thirteen-year-old victim of cyber-bullying and an archivist mourning the loss of her daughter as they discover a buried secret in the journal of a 1920's Boston maid. Elin Hilderbrand calls it "an intoxicating read!"

In Brookline native Rosie Sultan's new novel, Helen Keller In Love, she re-imagines the secret affair of renowned deaf and blind activist, writer, and speaker, Helen Keller. Jill McCorkle calls it "a vivid, sensuous portrait full of sound and vision."

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Start: 7:00 pm

NYT Bestselling author and contributing editor at Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone, Rich Cohen (Israel Is Real, Tough Jews) tells the unbelievable true story of Samuel Zemurray, a penniless immigrant who turned himself into a multi-millionaire fruit mogul, a kingmaker, and war-monger who embodied both the American dream and the worst colonial nightmares.

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Start: 7:00 pm

The award-winning author of The Zero and The Financial Lives of the Poets visits the Smith with a new novel that Richard Russo calls, "an absolute masterpiece." The story of an almost-love affair that spans fifty years, from the coast of Italy to the streets of Hollywood.

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