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Baker's Play

Theatrical scripts and books. 100 Chauncy St.

Barefoot Books

"Independent children's book publisher focused on celebrating art and story with books that open the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts. At our flagship retail store in Cambridge, we hold several weekly story hours, as well as monthly bilingual (Spanish/English) story hours, craft making events, or music performances for children."
Near Porter Square

Beacon Broadside RSS feed

"Beacon Broadside is the blog of Beacon Press, a Boston institution for over 150 years. The blog features posts from Beacon authors, staff, and friends of the press, and includes on occasion posts about Boston history."
Beacon Hill RSS feed

"This blog combines two blogs, A Thousand Furnished Rooms, which has been active since March 2004, and a second blog, Ideas in Technology and Publishing, which I wrote from August 2003 to January 2005."

Bookstores List: Boston/Cambridge

Descriptions and directions.
Boston, Cambridge

Boston Area Manga/Anime Stores

Boston Book Company and Book Annex

Antiquarian andgeneral used book store
705 Centre St.
Jamaica Plain

Boston Online Bookstore

Online shop for books about Boston and Bostonians.

Brattle Book Shop

Used and antiquarian books.

Brookline Booksmith

Independent bookstore in Coolidge Corner. Busy schedule of authors' readings.
Coolidge Corner


Discount bookstore chain.

Commonwealth Books

Used, out-of-print, scholarly, and antiquarian books. 134 Boylston Street, across from Boston Common.

Concord Festival of Authors

"The Concord Festival of Authors is the preeminent annual literary event in the Boston area. Programs are held in several venues in Concord and Lowell during October and November. See Web site for a full schedule."

Dark Party Review RSS feed

"Edgy, witty literate blather about literature, politics, movies and music blown into interviews, essays, parodies, reviews and critical analysis with a healthy dose of fiction and poetry."

Friends Booksale

The Friends of the Brookline Library Booksale has over 2000 books on its shelves, maintained by volunteers, and it funds special programs at the Brookline libraries. Located in the main library at 361 Washington St., it is open during library hours, but the selection is best on Tuesdays and Thursdays, when volunteers are on hand to restock the shelves and to help find specific titles. Donations are also always welcome, especially on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Brookline Village
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Globe Corner Bookstore

Travel books.
Harvard Square

Harvard Book Store

New and used books in Harvard Square, Cambridge. General interest and scholarly books.

Ibbetson Street Press

Somerville-based poetry publisher. Produces a journal and publishes small books of poetry of local and national poets. Books have been favorably reviewed in the Cambridge Chronicle, Belmont Citizen, Spare Change, Harvard Review and others.

Israel Book Shop

New England's oldest and largest supplier of Judaic books, art, music, gifts, software, videos, and ritual, educational, and synagogue supplies.
410 Harvard Ave.

Literary Trail of Greater Boston

20-mile trail through Boston, Cambridge and Concord that connects sites of literary and poetic history.

Literary Trail of Greater Boston

Modeled after the famous Freedom Trail, Boston's new Literary Trail spans three hundred years and writers ranging from Cotton Mather to John Updike. This unusual guidebook features lively snippets of the writers' own works along with short essays by well-known contemporary writers, including Julia Child on Fannie Farmer, David McCullough on Francis Parkman, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., on W.E.B. Du Bois, and Jane Langton on the "importance of whiskers." The Literary Trail encompasses both walking and driving tours, the latter by car, public transportation, and Literary Tour buses.

McIntyre & Moore Booksellers

Used books. Davis Square, Somerville.

Oriental Research Partners

Books in Slavic languages. Newtonville.

Pazzo Blog RSS feed

"Blog at Pazzo Books in Roslindale featuring local and bookstore news, musings, overheard snippets of conversation, etc."

Poetry by Deb

"Pausing to Catch my Breath" by Debra A. Warren.

Russian Language Club

"Meet every month for dinner in Boston or Cambridge. During meetings read short stories in Russian, then discuss."

Schoenhof's Foreign Books

Harvard Square

Science Fiction Worlds of Jeffrey A. Carver

"Science fiction resources, advice to aspiring writers, short stories, and information about the books of Boston-area SF author and teacher Jeffrey A. Carver."

South End Press

Non-profit book publishing collective.

Swedenborg Bookstore

Books by and about Emanuel Swedenborg.
79 Newbury St.
Back Bay

The Penny Dreadful

"Grub street is a non-profit writing center dedicated to nurturing writers and connecting readers with the wealth of writing talent in the Boston area. We have two vital roles. We support writers at every stage of their development by offering writing classes, fellowships, employment, and networking opportunities, and by promoting the work of local authors. Equally important, we enrich the lives of Boston-area residents by introducing them to a community of fellow readers and writers through author-hosted book clubs, informal discussions, movie screenings and more. grub street builds on Boston's proud literary tradition by making the city more welcoming for writers, and more inspiring and culturally alive for all of us."

The Tomorrow Museum RSS feed

"Art, technology, media, ideas, and the Cambridge/Boston lecture scene by Joanne McNeil."

Undertow RSS feed

"Currents beneath the surface in the arts, history and politics."
South End

WordsWorth Books

Large, independent bookstore.
Harvard Square

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