Newtonville Books opens today at new location; grand opening is next Thursday, April 5

Newtonville Books in Newton Centre, MA

Newtonville Books in Newton Centre, MA

Newtonville Books has opened a day earlier than originally planned, and is open from 9am to 9pm today at its new location, 10 Langley Road in Newton Centre, Newton, MA.

The new hours are 11am-7pm Sunday, and 9am-9pm Monday to Thursday.

Its grand opening will be held next Thursday, April 5, at 7pm, with special guests mayor Setti Warren and authors Anita Diamant, Atul Gawande, Amy Hempel, Alice Hoffman, and Tom Perrotta, among others.

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Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich is winner of Literary Death Match Boston Episode 7

AML broke records last week by becoming not just the contestant of Literary Death Match with the longest name ever, according to LDM creator Todd Zuniga, but the champion with the longest name ever.

Now celebrating its sixth birthday this year, LDM will return to Boston on Thursday, June 7.

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Literary Death Match returns 3/8 with Tom Perrotta; announces competition for free tix

The ridiculously wild and crazy international literary romp that has pitched six battles in the Boston area is returning to Club Oberon on Thursday, March 8, with headlining judge Tom Perrotta. Meanwhile, LDM is also offering the public the chance to win two free tickets with a competition of their own. Continue reading