On the eve of the Boston Book Festival, come celebrate the city’s literary past, present and future at the 2nd Annual Boston Lit Crawl, a night of literary merry-making in Boston’s Literary District. From 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., intrepid readers will choose from a variety of unique performances and literary events (see the whole line-up here), ranging from Improv Edgar Allan Poe to Nerd Trivia to Literary Mad-Libs all in surprising venues from cafes and art galleries to barbershops and shoe stores.
This moveable feast – all along Newbury Street – is FREE, and most of the events will offer beer and wine.
At Brooks Brothers (46 Newbury St.), 8:30pm: GrubStreet and Brookline Booksmith present Literary Balderdash, a game show where all-star writers Marianne Leone, Stephen McCauley, Tom Perrotta, and Val Wang compete with the audience to rewrite works of literature and events in literary history. Hosted by Christopher Castellani.