Peabody Essex Museum

  There are a lot of new and exciting happenings at the Peabody Essex Museum! Now through July 6, visit the California Design exhibit. This exhibit highlights the sleek and modern design of the midcentury period (1930 – 1965.) This time period introduces open concept living, fiberglass surfboards and Barbie. There are over 250 examples […]

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At Home by Bill Bryson

Surprised by how little he knew of the things that made his home life so comfortable, author Bill Bryson decided to study each room in his house, a rural English parsonage, and discover how they came to be. Here, with trademark humor and wit, Bryson chronicles the history of domesticity. To reserve a copy of At Home, […]

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