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For your calendar: our ticketed events for fall! http://conta.cc/1E7IW2e
But for now, take note of event dates and ticket-on-sale dates, and enjoy these last few weeks of summer (and all the Fiction Fridays along the way). We'll be back next week with our regular " News & Events" newsletter, featuring upcoming events, new arrivals, ticket info, and more.
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News & Events: Announcing Lee Child with Stephen King, and More September Events
Coming This September. Drum roll, please. With September 1st just a month away, we've been rolling out our blockbuster fall events roster over at harvard.com/events. And it's time to shout it from the rooftops. Please join us this September in welcoming the stellar lineup of writers, artists, ...
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This week's News & Events:
The first chapter has been released early. Reactions and reviews to the novel have begun popping up in advance of the official publication date. We're looking forward to checking it out ourselves, and you're invited to join us. Our Go Set a Watchman midnight release on the evening of Monday, ...
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It's finally, truly, summertime. And it's time for our wildly popular and beloved Summer Warehouse Sale. You'll find thousands of used, remaindered, and collectible books this weekend, all 15% off their already deeply discounted prices. Below you'll find a sneak preview of some of the treasures ...
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News & Events: Let's Go Around the World http://conta.cc/1FOFSDw
Harvard Book Store wants to go Around the World. But we need your help. Hey, writers and artists! This summer, Harvard Book Store is producing Around the World: An Anthology of Travel Writing Collected by Harvard Book Store. It will be a collection of travel writing and art about the places and ...
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This week's newsletter!
and Richart Thaler for Misbehaving on Wednesday. "Misbehaving gives us the story behind some of the most important insights in modern economics. If I had to be trapped in an elevator with any contemporary intellectual, I'd pick Richard Thaler." --Malcolm Gladwell ...
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News & Events: Mindy Kaling, Ruth Reichl, Patti Smith & More Fall Events
This Fall: Kaling, Reichl, Smith, Allende & More. Last week we proudly announced September events with Lee Child (in conversation with Stephen King!), Mary Karr, Salman Rushdie, Elizabeth Gilbert, Kate Beaton, and many more. Please direct your attention back to harvard.com/events.
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News & Events: Remembering One of Fiction's Best
One of Contemporary Fiction's Best. This week we lost author E.L. Doctorow. An astute New York Times obituary notes his legacy as a writer who "consistently upended expectations with a cocktail of fiction and fact, remixed in book after book; with clever and substantive manipulations of popular ...
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News & Events: The Best Warehouse Sale Ever... This Weekend!
The Time Has Come for Books, Books, Books. The time has come. Every year we say it, and every year it continues to be true. The selection of deeply discounted books (with an additional 15% off their already discounted prices) at this weekend's Warehouse Sale is unbelievable.
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4 Reminders for This Weekend:
#1: Something for Kids. Then Saturday, June 20, the Boston Book Festival's new children's festival will take over Boston's Copley Square. Check out the packed schedule of events including Mo Willems, Dan Zanes, giant puppets, circus arts, scavenger hunts, and books galore.
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Fiction is the name of the game in this week's newsletter.
Every Friday 'til September. One of our most popular annual promotions is Fiction Friday -- 15% off fiction from our floor of new books, every Friday, all summer long. Fiction Fridays kick off this week! Check out all the details here, and come pick out some summer reading.
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News & Events: Join the party; it's almost Independent #BookstoreDay! http://conta.cc/1DOtBxF
May 2nd is Independent Bookstore Day. This week's newsletter is dedicated to the first ever Independent Bookstore Day, taking place tomorrow, May 2 (plus, of course, you'll find the usual roundup of the next week in author events). Read on! Join us May 2 as Harvard Book Store joins bookstores ...
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1256 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02138
1256 Massachusetts AvenueUSMassachusettsCambridge02138
(617) 661-1515harvard.com
Book Store, Used Book StoreToday 9:00 am – 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am – 11:00 pmTuesday 9:00 am – 11:00 pmWednesday 9:00 am – 11:00 pmThursday 9:00 am – 11:00 pmFriday 9:00 am – 11:00 pmSaturday 9:00 am – 11:00 pmSunday 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Harvard Book Store is an independently run bookstore located in Harvard Square and family-owned since 1932. We are known for our extraordinary selection of new, used, and bargain books and for a history of innovation. Come visit us in the square or on harvard.com!
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Independent bookshop offering new & used titles, plus Harvard University gifts, since 1932.- Google
"Our local independent book store with great books and interesting events."
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John Hoehn
a month ago
I brought my son here and he was very happy with the selection of children books, particularly fictions. He told me he would want to come back soon.
Dina Dwight
a month ago
I'm looking for books sold in set and I found them here. I was really happy and satisfied with this book store.
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Jeff Poreda
11 months ago
I came here to here for an event (it was a stop on an author's book tour). The event staff were extremely pleasant and well organized. The store itself is fun to just wander around in looking at the wide selection of books. The store is bigger inside than it might appear from the street (an includes a basement floor full of books as well).
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Ashley Dos Santos
a year ago
The superior book store in Cambridge for too many reasons to count - I love this store. I work as event staff and it is just as great behind scenes as it is in front. The book sellers really care about their customers and the books that they buy.
Cynthia Montague
6 months ago
Heavens and earth, yes. My first flying visit (1972) asked about a paperback Lattimore translation of Odyssey. Clerk at the cash pointed at the two dollar hardback on a remainder table. Visiting ten years later, flying through town again, asked about Hooker's Laws of Ecclesiatical Polity. Again, clerk at the cash pointed to a two dollar hardback on the remainder table. Perochoresis, those weirdly timed serieses of events that dance and swirl around us as we move through our lives.
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Yunyue Li
2 months ago
It is always nice to see so many book lovers submerge themselves into the quiet world of reading.
Katrina Uhl
a month ago
One of the things I like about this book store is that they allow customers to scan the books for sale. This helps in deciding whether or not you should or should not buy a book.
Kate Lucas
a month ago
One of the things I like about this book store is that they allow customers to scan the books for sale. This helps in deciding whether or not you should or should not buy a book.