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Audio Broadcast from Papercuts J.P., an independent bookstore in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, MA.

Audio Broadcast from Papercuts J.P., an independent bookstore in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, MA.
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Audio Broadcast from Papercuts J.P., an independent bookstore in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, MA.






SHRILL: Lindy West and Carol Sanger on Reproductive Rights

Last month, Lindy West joined Papercuts for an event for the paperback release of SHRILL, her book of essays about the making of a funny feminist, coming of age in a culture that’s hostile to women, especially fat women. It was wonderful to have Lindy join us with 450 fans at the First Church JP in April. But before her event, Lindy discussed reproductive rights and her project Shout Your Abortion with Carol Sanger, author of ABOUT ABORTION. Carol Sanger is the Barbara Aronstein Black...


SEX OBJECT: Jessica Valenti & Rachel Hills

Jessica Valenti, author of SEX OBJECT, discusses her new memoir with Rachel Hills, author of THE SEX MYTH, followed by a dialogue between Kate Layte and Katie Eelman on the book. Jessica Valenti - called one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women in the world - is a columnist for theGuardian US and the author of four books on feminism, politics and culture. Her third book, The Purity Myth: How America’s Obsession with Virginity is Hurting Young Women, won the 2010 Independent Publisher Book...


DAVE HILL DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE: Dave Hill, interviewed by Meredith Goldstein

Comedian and author Dave Hill discusses his new book of essays, DAVE HILL DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE, with Boston Globe columnist and entertainment reporter Meredith Goldstein. Listen as the pair discuss comedy, adulting, and Donald Trump.


MISS FORTUNE: Lauren Weedman & Steve Almond

Steve Almond, author of AGAINST FOOTBALL, essayist, and co-host of Dear Sugar Radio, tals with Lauren Weedman, author of A WOMAN TRAPPED IN A WOMAN'S BODY and star of the HBO series Looking, about Weedman's new book of essays, MISS FORTUNE.


Papercuts Presents: BreakBeat Poets

Papercuts and UForge Gallery hosted BreakBeat Poets Eve Ewing, Idris Goodwin, José Olivarez, Sofia Snow, and Franny Choi in an evening of hip hop poetry.


Women at the End of the World with Edan Lepcuki

Papercuts J.P. hosted Edan Lepucki, author of the New York Times bestseller CALIFORNIA, for a reading and conversation on writing, gender roles, and post-apocalyptic literature.


Jennifer Tseng: Mayumi and the Sea of Happiness

Jennifer Tseng, author of MAYUMI AND THE SEA OF HAPPINESS, discusses the vulnerability of writing, her process, and the politics of sex with Kate at Papercuts J.P.


Mother's Day with Abigail Thomas & Jennifer Waddell

On Mother's Day 2014, Papercuts J.P. was happy to host acclaimed memoir writer Abigail Thomas in conversation with her daughter, Jamaica Plain resident and photographer Jennifer Waddell. In this episode, Abigail and Jennifer discuss the process of writing, family dynamics, and Abigail's newest book, What Comes Next and How To Like It, available for sale in store at Papercuts J.P.


David Rose at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery

On Thursday, April 30, join Papercuts J.P. at the Boston Cyberarts Gallery for a conversation between David Rose, author of Enchanted Objects, and George Fifield, founder and director of Boston Cyberarts. David's "enchanted objects" are objects that he's designed to respond to our needs and learn to predict them. The Boston Cyberarts Gallery, located just down the street from Papercuts J.P. at the MBTA Green Street Station, is dedicated to fostering and presenting innovative electronic...


Celeste Ng & Joan Wickersham: On Writing the Family Tragedy

On Saturday, March 14, 2015, Papercuts J.P. hosted local authors Celeste Ng and Joan Wickersham in a conversation on writing the family tragedy. Celeste Ng's fiction and essays have appeared in OneStory, TriQuarterly, Bellevue Literary Review, and more. She is a recipient of the Pushcart Prize, and her debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, was a New York Times bestseller, a New York Times Noteble Book of 2014, and was named Amazon's #1 Best Book of 2014. Joan Wickersham's fiction and...


A Conversation on Contemporary Black American Issues

On Saturday, February 28th, Papercuts J.P. hosted academics Jabari Asim and Emmett G. Price III in a conversation on contemporary Black American issues to close Black History Month. Listen to the dynamic conversation with the live audience here. Jabari Asim is an author, poet, playwright, editor-in-chief at The Crisis magazine, and professor at Emerson College. He is the author of children's books, short stories, and non-fiction books The N Word and What Obama Means. His first novel,...