Books

Meet Author Elizabeth Rau At BotS

(5.11) Providence author Elizabeth Rau will discuss her new book, “The Good Slope: A Collection of Essays,” this Thursday at Books on the Square. Following a childhood in the Midwest, Rau moved to Providence, writing for the Providence Journal, East Side Monthly, Rhode Island Monthly, and many other publications. Several of these essays chronicle her

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Meet The Author — Books On The Square

(5.4) Head over to Books on the Square Thursday for a reading and discussion with Abraham Josephine Riesman, journalist, essayist, and author of “Ringmaster: Vince McMahon and the Unmaking of America.” Even if you’ve never watched a minute of professional wrestling, you are living in Vince McMahon’s world. In his four decades as the defining

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Stages Of Freedom — Museum And Bookshop

Just a reminder that Stages of Freedom, the state’s only African American Museum and Bookshop, is right downtown on lower Westminster Street by the river. And, as the sign in the window says, “All for a good cause.” That would be the Swim Empowerment program which provides free swim lessons for low-income BIPOC youth. But

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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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