Their joint anthology, The Mersey Sound , has been credited as the most significant anthology of the twentieth century for its success in bringing poetry to new audiences and is now in Penguin Modern Classics. He has published over 40 books and his poems are translated into many European languages. Tickets are non-refundable.
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Try as she might, the Little Green Girl can't uproot herself and set off on her own. To realize her dream, she'll have to find a way to show Mr. Aster that it's possible to carry a bit of home with you wherever you go. Lushly illustrated and brimming with charm, The Little Green Girl is an ode to broadening your horizons and the unexpected rewards of experiencing the unknown. Lisa Anchin www. Though she has never encountered anything as magical as the Little Green Girl, her windowsill is brimming with plants, including trees she grew from avocado pits and the seeds of grocery store lemons.
Lisa and her plants live with her husband, daughter, and two studio cats. The Little Green Girl is her first book.
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This event is free and in association with FAD Market! Girl Power in Myanmar is a bilingual children's book that celebrates the lives of 14 women rocking their communities across Myanmar. What unites them is that they were not afraid to be bold, and use whatever platform they had to make change. While supporting a local women's organization in Yangon, Myanmar, author Alyson Curro researched, interviewed and worked with five Myanmar female artists and historian Tharaphi Than to illustrate and research the stories.
Pyo Let Han, the founder of the first feminist magazine in Myanmar, translated the stories into Myanmar. Alyson Curro elevates overlooked stories of women and girls, through journalism, policy design, and advocacy. Her work spans Turkey, the United States, and most recently Myanmar. Curro recently returned to New York after spending 18 months in Yangon, Myanmar, where she was supporting a local women's organization.
While based in Yangon, Curro authored Girl Power in Myanmar, a newly self-published bilingual children's book about 14 pioneering women throughout Myanmar history. Ted Bundy. John Wayne Gacy. Jeffrey Dahmer. The names of notorious serial killers are usually well-known; they echo in the news and in public consciousness.
But most people have never heard of Israel Keyes, one of the most ambitious and terrifying serial killers in modern history. The FBI considered his behavior unprecedented. Over the course of fourteen years, Keyes would fly to a city, rent a car, and drive thousands of miles in order to use his kits.
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And then he would return home to Alaska, resuming life as a quiet, reliable construction worker devoted to his only daughter. When journalist Maureen Callahan first heard about Israel Keyes in , she was captivated by how a killer of this magnitude could go undetected by law enforcement for over a decade. And so began a project that consumed her for the next several years—uncovering the true story behind how the FBI ultimately caught Israel Keyes, and trying to understand what it means for a killer like Keyes to exist.
A killer who left a path of monstrous, randomly committed crimes in his wake—many of which remain unsolved to this day. Maureen Callahan is an award-winning investigative journalist, author, columnist, and commentator. She has covered everything from pop culture to politics. She lives in New York. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Richard Panek: The Trouble with Gravity.
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What is gravity? Nobody knows—and just about nobody knows that nobody knows. How something so pervasive can also be so mysterious, and how that mystery can be so wholly unrecognized outside the field of physics, is one of the greatest conundrums in modern science. In The Trouble with Gravity, Panek invites the reader to experience this ubiquitous yet elusive force in a breathtakingly new way.
Gravity, Panek explains, structures not only our bodies and our physical world, but also our minds and culture. Thus as we get closer and closer to solving the riddle of gravity, it is not only physics that is becoming clearer. We are also getting to know ourselves as never before.
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Rachel Klein never meant to kiss her creative writing professor, but with his long eyelashes, his silky hair, and the sad, beautiful life he laid bare on Twitter, she does, and the kiss is very nice. Zigzagging between the rarefied circles of Manhattan investment banking, the achingly self-serious MFA programs of the Midwest, and the private bedrooms of Connecticut, Very Nice is an audacious, addictive, and wickedly smart take on the way we live now.
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She lives with her husband in Brooklyn, where she co-owns Books Are Magic. But what they really discover—with a kid as their guide—is how simple machines like pulleys, cranks, and levers are used to engineer tools ranging from jackhammers to dump trucks In Electricity, they touchdown in a kid's backyard, and these silly scientists think they've discovered astonishing specimens, from umbrellas to coins. But what they really learn is how electricity and magnetism powers lamps, batteries, and even toasters!
Korwin Briggs is a writer and illustrator who makes books, comics, and infographics about history and science. He grew up in eastern Pennsylvania, where his early explorations into how things worked included exhausting grown-ups with constant questions, visiting construction sites, unwinding videotapes, and surviving one shocking encounter with an electrical outlet.
He later studied art at the Rhode Island School of Design and graduated with a degree in illustration. Now he lives in Queens, New York, with a cleanish desk and an awfully disordered bookshelf. Learn more at www. Are your kids too afraid of monsters to fall asleep at night?
This whimsical book and its magical no-more-monsters patch could solve ALL of their problems! This charmingly illustrated picture book will have little ones giggling all the way to bedtime! Kids and adults alike will love the goofy, adorable, not-too-spooky monsters, and the socially positive messages about sharing and conquering your fears--even if you need the help of a little magic to do it! And best of all--every book comes with a FREE interactive no-more-monsters patch that kids can attach to their own pajamas and use to scare off their monsters, too.
She wrote this book so monsters could never rob her kids or her of a good night's sleep. This is her first children's book. Anat Even Or is an illustrator, character designer, and calligrapher. This is her first children's book sharing her monsters with the world. A perfect summer night's story starts with Books Beneath the Bridge.
Throughout July and August, join us for book readings by featured authors, representing six of Brooklyn's best independent bookstores. Each evening includes readings, discussion, signings, and more! A native of Philadelphia, she now lives in New York City. She writes for the New York Post. She lives in Brooklyn.
This event is free and open to the public. This question plagued Glynnis MacNicol on the eve of her fortieth birthday. Despite a successful career as a writer, and an exciting life in New York City, Glynnis was constantly reminded she had neither of the things the world expected of a woman her age: a partner or a baby.
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She knew she was supposed to feel bad about this. After all, single women and those without children are often seen as objects of pity or indulgent spoiled creatures who think only of themselves. Glynnis refused to be cast into either of those roles, and yet the question remained: What now? There was no good blueprint for how to be a woman alone in the world. It was time to create one. Through the trials of family illness and turmoil, and the thrills of far-flung travel and adventures with men, young and old and sometimes wearing cowboy hats , she wrestles with her biggest hopes and fears about love, death, sex, friendship, and loneliness.
In doing so, she discovers that holding the power to determine her own fate requires a resilience and courage that no one talks about, and is more rewarding than anyone imagines. Glynnis MacNicol is a writer and co-founder of TheLi. Her work has appeared in print and online for publications including ELLE. She lives in New York City. After seven years at Jezebel—where she wrote approximately thirteen thousand posts—she was director of culture coverage at Fusion and editor in chief of Splinter.
Her hobbies include reading tarot cards, watching Korean dramas and traveling. Currently, she holds the position of deputy editor, Metro at the New York Times and lives in Manhattan with an extremely misanthropic chihuahua. Andrew Shaffer: Hope Rides Again. Book signing to follow. His old pal Barack Obama has invited him to meet a wealthy benefactor whose endorsement could turn the tide for Joe if he decides to run for president.
When their number-one suspect winds up full of lead on the South Side, the police are content to write it off as just another gangland shooting. But Joe and Obama smell a rat… Set against the backdrop of a raucous city on St. He lives in Kentucky with his wife, the author Tiffany Reisz.
Join us for a panel in celebration of late author Suzette Haden Elgin's upcoming release Native Tongue, featuring a discussion of her legacy and feminist science fiction with authors Jennifer Marie Brissett, Bethany C. Her work has been the finalist for a number of awards, and won the Philip K. Dick Special Citation. Bethany C Morrow is an author of speculative literary fiction, and a recovering expatriate.
Rebecca Romney is a rare book dealer and author. In , she published Printer's Error, a subversive history of printed books. Her translations of Polish academic and art writing have been published widely. Religious liberty lawyer Asma Uddin has long considered her work defending people of all faiths to be a calling more than a job. Yet even as she seeks equal protection for Evangelicals, Sikhs, Muslims, Native Americans, Jews, and Catholics alike, she has seen an ominous increase in attempts to criminalize Islam and exclude American Muslims from their inalienable rights.
When Islam Is Not a Religion also looks at how faith in America is being secularized and politicized, and the repercussions this has on debates about religious freedom and diversity. Asma T. Uddin is a religious liberty lawyer who has worked on cases at the U. Supreme Court, federal appellate courts, and federal trial courts, including Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. She is the founding editor-in-chief of altmuslimah. Under his leadership, the Islamic Center at NYU became the first ever established Muslim student center at an institution of higher education in the United States.
Ann's Church! In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award-winning 1 New York Times bestseller The Underground Railroad , Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South of the early s, one innocent mistake is enough to destroy the future. Based on the real story of a reform school in Florida that operated for one hundred and eleven years and warped the lives of thousands of children, The Nickel Boys is a devastating, driven narrative that showcases a great American novelist writing at the height of his powers.
This event will be held at St. This month we are discussing Victorine by Maude Hutchins. A sexual awakening novel like none other, mixing elements of Adleran psychology, surrealism, and the American pastoral. She received a B. A from the Yale School of Fine Arts in In she married Robert Maynard Hutchins, the youngest president of the University of Chicago, and had three children.
After she divorced Robert in , Maude moved to Southport, Connecticut. She died on March 28, , in Fairfield, Connecticut. A new work equal parts observational micro-fiction and cultural criticism reflecting on the dailiness of life as a woman and writer, on fame and failure, aging and art, from the acclaimed author of Heroines, Green Girl, and O Fallen Angel. She is also the author of Heroines and Book of Mutter.
She lives in Brooklyn with her family. Haley Mlotek is a writer and editor based in New York. She is currently working on a book about romance and divorce. Last year, she was a happy, even pampered housewife. Maddie wants to matter, to leave her mark on a swiftly changing world. Working at the newspaper offers Maddie the opportunity to make her name, and she has found just the story to do it: a missing woman whose body was discovered in the fountain of a city park lake. Cleo Sherwood was a young African-American woman who liked to have a good time.
No one seems to know or care why she was killed except Maddie—and the dead woman herself. But for all her ambition and drive, Maddie often fails to see the people right in front of her. Her inability to look beyond her own needs will lead to tragedy and turmoil for all sorts of people—including the man who shares her bed, a black police officer who cares for Maddie more than she knows. Laura has been won more than twenty awards for her fiction, including the Edgar, and been nominated for thirty more.
Her books have been translated into twenty-plus languages. She lives in Baltimore and New Orleans with her family. Fresh, easygoing, and a little bit whimsical, rose is more than just a wine -- it's shorthand for an entire lifestyle. Readers will learn the ins and outs of rose production, as well as the major wine-making regions, before diving into food pairings, rose cocktails, and even rose-inspired astrology. In , while both working in the fashion world Erica as a Style section columnist for The New York Times and Nikki as a graphic designer at Madewell , they launched yeswayrose on Instagram as a way to share how the wine was inspiring humor and happiness in their lives.
Jordan Salcito is a wine veteran, with over a decade spent in the industry. They turned to their friends for advice: chefs, chocolatiers, brewers, and food experts of all kinds, and what came out is a super-simple base that takes five minutes to make, and an ice cream company that sees new flavors and inspiration everywhere they look.