News of a literary bent from around the region. This week's news includes new poetry from Dan Chiasson, a graphic novel about the US Constitution, and a virtual fund-raiser for the Mass Poetry Society. 2:00 p.m.
“Passionate, Disturbing, Unputdownable” is how the author Salman Rushdie describes Ayad Akhtar’s latest novel in a blurb. Indeed, the book, which scampers between memoir and fiction, is all of these things. 6:00 p.m.