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Swellesley interview: Maze Runner, Mortality Doctrine author James Dashner

Mark your calendar book lovers: Award-winning author James Dashner is coming to The Rivers School in Weston, sponsored by Wellesley Books. The best-selling author of the Maze Runner series will be there to share The Game of Lives, the final book of his new cyber-adventure trilogy in The Mortality Doctrine series. I recently spoke to Dashner who, when […]

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Sir Salman Rushdie graces Wellesley stage

Partway through his appearance at Wellesley College Thursday night Sir Salman Rushdie, without necessarily knowing it, hit on a very Wellesley issue: Whether you can go home again. Every time we write about big changes in town, such as housing tear downs or the loss of an old school or town building, we receive comments […]

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Author Salman Rushdie visiting Wellesley armed with brand new novel

Salman Rushdie, the prolific author of The Satanic Verses, Booker Prize-winning Midnight’s Children and many other books and writings, will be visiting Wellesley College’s Alumnae Hall on Thursday, Nov. 12, 6:30pm, at an event that’s free and open to the public. Rushdie will be on a speaking tour that promotes his new novel, titled Two Years […]

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Author Michael Ponsor to double dip in Wellesley on Tuesday

MassBay Community College and the Wellesley Free Library will be holding 2 separate events on Tuesday October 27th involving Michael Ponsor, author of “ The Hanging Judge,” a legal thriller revolving around the death penalty. Ponsor’s book had been selected for The OneBook Project, a college-wide initiative inviting students, faculty, staff and members of the outside […]

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Wellesley Books November author visits include YA sports writer Mike Lupica

B.A. Shapiro illuminates the art world in her new book, The Muralist. B.A. Shapiro, author of the New York Times bestseller The Art Forger shares her thrilling new novel of art, history, love, and politics in The Muralist. Come meet Shapiro, listen as she reads passages from her new book and pick up your copy the […]

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Authors on Stage in Wellesley on Nov. 10

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Wellesley Libraries book sale, Sept. 17 – 20

In other library news, Fall hours are now in place, which includes Sunday hours. The main branch hours are: Monday – Thursday, 9am – 9pm Friday 9am – 6pm Saturday 9am – 5pm Sunday 1pm – 5pm Click here for hours at the Fells branch and the Hills branch. Looking ahead, the libraries will be […]

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Wellesley Books September author line-up to include best-seller Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the Kane Chronicles, the Heroes of Olympus, and the forthcoming Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, will be at Wellesley Books on Sunday, September 13, at 2:30pm. Joined by authors Jonathan Stroud and Eoin Colfer, Riordan will serve as […]

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