Books

BOTS 30th Anniversary Party

(9.17) Books on the Square will be holding their 30th Anniversary Party this Saturday with raffles, giveaways, games, cookies, and cupcakes. Store personnel have made plans for keeping things lively. “The independent bookstore for independent minds” is celebrating 30 years in business. Adult Trivia: Starting at noon, at the top of each hour, Stephen will …

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Veep Harris At Books On The Square!

Thirty minutes. That’s how much lead time the folks over at Books on the Square in Wayland Square were given to prepare for the extraordinary fact that the Vice-President of the United States Kamala Harris would be stopping by! That simple phone call ended with the instruction: Don’t tell anybody. Seen here is store manager …

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Providence Man Pens Definitive Stan Lee Bio

And it wasn’t easy. “Stan Lee’s story is where objective truth goes to die.” This from Abraham Riesman author of “True Believer: The Rise and Fall of Stan Lee” out this Tuesday, February 16th. The Providence Journal interviewed the author at his East Side home — book tour on hold for now — and Andy …

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Bookstores — Essential Goods And Services

Are books essential goods? Absolutely. And not only is my neighborhood bookstore, Books on the Square, still open for business, they are offering a drive-through service out the back door, as well as a local delivery service. The Providence Journal checked in on Twenty Stories, Paper Nautilus, and Books on the Square where . . …

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‘Bibliomania’ At Athenaeum

(3.7) Head over to the Providence Athenaeum Saturday for the grand opening of Bibliomania: Book Arts at the Providence Athenæum. Rarely seen treasures will be on view, ranging from illuminated medieval manuscripts to extraordinary contemporary bindings. Join us at an open house for all ages. Celebrate the opening of the Bibliomania exhibit and check out …

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Roger Williams Author At BotS

(6.15) Head over to Books on the Square this Friday when writer James A. Warren will discuss his new book “God, War, and Providence: the Epic Struggle of Roger Williams and the Narragansett Indians against the Puritans of New England.”  From Kirkus Reviews, As Warren shows us—after rightly noting that the voices of the Indians …

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