Harvard Book Store

Harvard Book Store (@harvardbookstore)

Bio:Harvard Square's landmark indie bookstore, since 1932.

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Upcoming events and new hardcovers, in our #MassAve windows. #cambma

Upcoming events and new hardcovers, in our  #MassAve windows.  #cambma

"The wind outside nested in each tree, prowled the sidewalks in invisible treads like unseen cats." #raybradbury

"The wind outside nested in each tree, prowled the sidewalks in invisible treads like unseen cats."  #raybradbury

Every day the colors up Mass Ave get a bit more luminous. #picturecambridge #plymptonstreet #cambma

Every day the colors up Mass Ave get a bit more luminous.  #picturecambridge  #plymptonstreet  #cambma

Fiction for fall 🍁

Fiction for fall 🍁

October 17 in Boston: A unique evening of conversation between two truly great writers—one fiction and one nonfiction—discussing their craft. @johngrishamauthor—famed author of countless legal page-turners—comes to town for his first public Boston event since THE PELICAN BRIEF (nearly three decades ago). @doriskgoodwin, the author of her own shelf-full of lauded books, is a perennial favorite speaker on presidential history. Join us! Tickets at harvard.com (link in bio). #AuthorsAtHBS #BostonEvents

October 17 in Boston: A unique evening of conversation between two truly great writers—one fiction and one nonfiction—discussing their craft. @johngrishamauthor—famed author of countless legal page-turners—comes to town for his first public Boston event since THE PELICAN BRIEF (nearly three decades ago). @doriskgoodwin, the author of her own shelf-full of lauded books, is a perennial favorite speaker on presidential history. Join us! Tickets at harvard.com (link in bio).  #AuthorsAtHBS  #BostonEvents

"I'm so glad that I live in a world where there are Octobers." —L.M. Montgomery, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES 🍁📚

"I'm so glad that I live in a world where there are Octobers." —L.M. Montgomery, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES 🍁📚

Following the release of @therealmargaretatwood's latest novel, THE TESTAMENTS, our staff is recommending further reading that takes us to provocative, unsettling, and remarkably rendered Atwoodian worlds. Learn more at our link in bio and in comments. #margaretatwoodandfriends #handmaidstale #thetestaments

Following the release of @therealmargaretatwood's latest novel, THE TESTAMENTS, our staff is recommending further reading that takes us to provocative, unsettling, and remarkably rendered Atwoodian worlds. Learn more at our link in bio and in comments.  #margaretatwoodandfriends  #handmaidstale  #thetestaments

“I observe and remain silent.” —Queen Elizabeth I

#europeanhistory #topshelf #queenelizabeththefirst #elizabethofengland #elizabethtudor

“I observe and remain silent.” —Queen Elizabeth I  #europeanhistory  #topshelf  #queenelizabeththefirst  #elizabethofengland  #elizabethtudor

#2019 has been a lot to unpack. Our shelves are full of titles to help navigate what comes next.

 #2019 has been a lot to unpack. Our shelves are full of titles to help navigate what comes next.

Observing the sharp afternoon sunshine as it hits the #classicalstudies shelves... "Odysseus had told me once that half of a duel is maneuvering around the sun, trying to get the light to stab at your enemy's eyes. But I was the blood of Helios, and no light could blind me." --@Madeline.E.Miller, #Circe

Observing the sharp afternoon sunshine as it hits the  #classicalstudies shelves... "Odysseus had told me once that half of a duel is maneuvering around the sun, trying to get the light to stab at your enemy's eyes. But I was the blood of Helios, and no light could blind me." --@Madeline.E.Miller,  #Circe

Fall is the season of kids books, and our collection is always growing. What recommendations do you have this crisp autumn afternoon? 📚🍂

Fall is the season of kids books, and our collection is always growing. What recommendations do you have this crisp autumn afternoon? 📚🍂

September 22-28, 2019 is #BannedBooksWeek 📚🚫 — an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Celebrated by librarians, publishers, readers, and educators across the country, this event highlights books of all kinds that have been banned or challenged in schools and libraries—particularly books for kids and teens. Which of these banned titles will you be recommending and re-reading this week?

#perksofbeingawallflower #julianisamermaid #parableofthesower #twoboyskissing #cityofthieves #thegiver #sabrina #allamericanboys #george #bannedbooks

@americanlibraryassociation #harvardsquare #shopindie #bookstagram #igreads

September 22-28, 2019 is  #BannedBooksWeek 📚🚫 — an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Celebrated by librarians, publishers, readers, and educators across the country, this event highlights books of all kinds that have been banned or challenged in schools and libraries—particularly books for kids and teens. Which of these banned titles will you be recommending and re-reading this week?  #perksofbeingawallflower  #julianisamermaid  #parableofthesower  #twoboyskissing  #cityofthieves  #thegiver  #sabrina  #allamericanboys  #george  #bannedbooks @americanlibraryassociation  #harvardsquare  #shopindie  #bookstagram  #igreads

We've got our used books. We've got our remainders. We've got free bookmarks. What more can you need? 😁
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#usedbooks #harvardsquare #cambridge #literature #shopindie #remainders #bookstagram #igreads #bookstores #indiebooks #pleaseread

We've got our used books. We've got our remainders. We've got free bookmarks. What more can you need? 😁 . . .  #usedbooks  #harvardsquare  #cambridge  #literature  #shopindie  #remainders  #bookstagram  #igreads  #bookstores  #indiebooks  #pleaseread

The last of the summer flowers on the first day of fall 🌸🌸🌸>>>🍁🍁🍁
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#harvardsquare #flowers #summer #firstdayoffall #indiebookstore #fall #blueskies #cambridge #seasons

The last of the summer flowers on the first day of fall 🌸🌸🌸>>>🍁🍁🍁 . . .  #harvardsquare  #flowers  #summer  #firstdayoffall  #indiebookstore  #fall  #blueskies  #cambridge  #seasons

"The fossil fuel industry isn't just destroying the environment—it's destroying communities and families. In ANIMAL DREAMS, Codi knows the risks of speaking up, but also knows the sacrifices she's made are worth it.—Melissa, bookseller
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"The environmental crisis is rooted in the crisis of capitalism, and is fundamentally linked to the struggle for women's liberation. All issues are women's issues, and this brilliant and essential manifesto confronts them all."—Kaleigh, bookseller
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"My customers order picture books like this one and ask me to include gift notes for newborn babies. Every time I do it, I think about whether these babies will get to grow up in a world with things like bears and blueberries."—Rachel, bookseller
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#climatestrike #climatestrikeboston

"The fossil fuel industry isn't just destroying the environment—it's destroying communities and families. In ANIMAL DREAMS, Codi knows the risks of speaking up, but also knows the sacrifices she's made are worth it.—Melissa, bookseller . . "The environmental crisis is rooted in the crisis of capitalism, and is fundamentally linked to the struggle for women's liberation. All issues are women's issues, and this brilliant and essential manifesto confronts them all."—Kaleigh, bookseller . . "My customers order picture books like this one and ask me to include gift notes for newborn babies. Every time I do it, I think about whether these babies will get to grow up in a world with things like bears and blueberries."—Rachel, bookseller . .  #climatestrike  #climatestrikeboston

Harvard Square, Thursday nights. #cambma

Harvard Square, Thursday nights.  #cambma

Marking the #climatestrike taking place in Boston and all over the world on Friday, September 20th, our staff has recommended a selection of reading that explores the climate change crisis and activism around this vital issue. Check out these suggestions in the store or at the link in bio. Post on social media from the #climatestrikeBoston, spread the word, recommend more reading on the subject, or show off the big and small ways you are working to prevent climate change (a photo of your handiest reusable tote bag, perhaps.) Tag us (@harvardbooks on Twitter, @harvardbookstore on Instagram) and use #climatestrikeBoston to be entered into a raffle to win a mini-library of our recommended reading on the subject. Learn more at promotions link in bio and comments.

Marking the  #climatestrike taking place in Boston and all over the world on Friday, September 20th, our staff has recommended a selection of reading that explores the climate change crisis and activism around this vital issue. Check out these suggestions in the store or at the link in bio. Post on social media from the  #climatestrikeBoston, spread the word, recommend more reading on the subject, or show off the big and small ways you are working to prevent climate change (a photo of your handiest reusable tote bag, perhaps.) Tag us (@harvardbooks on Twitter, @harvardbookstore on Instagram) and use  #climatestrikeBoston to be entered into a raffle to win a mini-library of our recommended reading on the subject. Learn more at promotions link in bio and comments.

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