Friedman in Boston

Boston-based megnut correspondent Richard writes in with news that Thomas Friedman will be speaking at the Boston Public Library on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 6 p.m. "New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman will talk about his new book, Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11. Booksigning to follow reading. Books will be available for purchase."

There are lots of other really cool events listed on the page, including a conference on Sacco and Vanzetti during the weekend of October 4-5, an Adults' Book Discussion on To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf on Monday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m., and films made by a Cambridge-based world traveler named Elmer Hawkes on Cuba and Vietnam (November 20 and 21).