powerHouse Book Launch: Reflections from Hell: Richard Lewis' Guide on How Not to Live By Richard Lewis and Carl Nicholas Titolo
powerHouse Book Launch: Reflections from Hell: Richard Lewis' Guide on How Not to Live By Richard Lewis and Carl Nicholas Titolo
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Acclaimed comedian Richard Lewis speaks in conversation with Carl Nicholas Titolo about their newest powerHouse Book, Reflections from Hell. Together they will talk about their illustrated aphorisms, sure to lure you into a night of laughter.

Book Launch: Old Guy Dad by Jerry Stahl in conversation with Lydia Lunch and Nicole Blackmen
Book Launch: Old Guy Dad by Jerry Stahl in conversation with Lydia Lunch and Nicole Blackmen
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In Old Guy Dad, Pushcart Prize-winning author Jerry Stahl confronts a terminal disease, not to mention the soul-crushing weirdness of preschool drop-offs with parents half his age as he navigates late in life parenthood.

Book Launch: What's Your Story? by Brandon Doman
Book Launch: What's Your Story? by Brandon Doman
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What’s Your Story is a powerful culmination of The Strangers Project, a mission Doman undertook in 2009 to collect true experiences from complete strangers by asking them one simple yet revealing question.

Book Launch: The Sunlit Night by Rebecca Dinerstein moderated by Darin Strauss
Book Launch: The Sunlit Night by Rebecca Dinerstein moderated by Darin Strauss
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In Rebecca Dinerstein’s debut novel, protagonists Frances and Yasha venture to a desolate island in search of solitude, but find companionship in their unexpected bond.

powerHouse Books Launch: One Thing Leads to Another by Dan Stiles in conversation with Allison Saltzman
powerHouse Books Launch: One Thing Leads to Another by Dan Stiles in conversation with Allison Saltzman
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Join Dan Stiles and Allison Saltzman, the art director at Ecco (HarperCollins), for a discussion about Dan’s newest book, One Thing Leads to Another. Stiles fuses the metaphoric with the depraved for a visually enticing ride.

Book Launch: War of the Encyclopaedists by Christopher Robinson and Gavin Kovite in conversation with Phil Klay
Book Launch: War of the Encyclopaedists by Christopher Robinson and Gavin Kovite in conversation with Phil Klay
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War of the Encyclopaedists is an exhilarating debut novel written by a poet and a soldier chronicling a generation struggling towards adulthood in an era of economic uncertainty, terror, and war.

NYC book launch party: The Happiness Industry by William Davies in conversation with Simon Critchley
NYC book launch party: The Happiness Industry by William Davies in conversation with Simon Critchley
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In eye opening this exploration of the recent obsession with happiness, William Davies asks, why are we so interested in measuring happiness?

Book Launch: The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty by Vendela Vida
Book Launch: The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty by Vendela Vida
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In The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty, acclaimed author Vendela Vida’s wayward protagonist loses herself in foreign place and inside the guise of a famous actress, as she is hired as a stand in, forcing her to negotiate her own identity.

NYC book launch:  Skyfaring by Mark Vanhoenacker in conversation with Kirun Kapur
NYC book launch: Skyfaring by Mark Vanhoenacker in conversation with Kirun Kapur
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In this fusion of science, geography, physics and wonder, Mark Vanhoenacker reminds his readers that air travel remains one of the most remarkable feats of the modern world. Poet Kirun Kapur joins him in conversation.

Book Launch: Selected Tweets by Tao Lin and Mira Gonzalez with DJ's Meredith Graves (Perfect Pussy) and Jenn Pelly (Pitchfork)
Book Launch: Selected Tweets by Tao Lin and Mira Gonzalez with DJ's Meredith Graves (Perfect Pussy) and Jenn Pelly (Pitchfork)
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In Selected Tweets, two acclaimed writers use Twitter as their medium for honest, unmediated expression. Join us for the launch, as Tao Lin and Mira Gonzalez talk about their anthology of tweets that spanned 2013 – 2014.

Book Launch: I'm Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves by Ryan O’Connell in conversation with Jim Parsons
Book Launch: I'm Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves by Ryan O’Connell in conversation with Jim Parsons
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In his hilariously candid memoir, Ryan recounts his experiences of just about every Millennial cliché imaginable before slowly limping towards adulthood and realizing what it really means to be special. Ryan is joined by Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons.

Book Launch: Here She Comes Now: Women in Music Who Have Changed Our Lives edited by Jeff Gordinier and Marc Weingarten
Book Launch: Here She Comes Now: Women in Music Who Have Changed Our Lives edited by Jeff Gordinier and Marc Weingarten
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Here She Comes Now is a tribute to the significance of female musicians throughout history, as writers from across the board describe the effect musicians like Patti Smith and Stevie Nicks have had on their lives.

Book Launch: Such Mean Estate by Ryan Spencer in conversation with Leslie Jamison and Ryan Britt
Book Launch: Such Mean Estate by Ryan Spencer in conversation with Leslie Jamison and Ryan Britt
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Photographer Ryan Spencer sits down Leslie Jamison to discuss his newest work, Such Mean Estate.

Book Launch Party and Food Tasting: Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream By Laura O’Neill, Benjamin Van Leeuwen, Peter Van Leeuwen and Olga Massov
Book Launch Party and Food Tasting: Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream By Laura O’Neill, Benjamin Van Leeuwen, Peter Van Leeuwen and Olga Massov
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Laura O’Neill, Ben Van Leeuwen and Peter Van Leeuwen are known for combining delicious ice cream with a dedication to real ingredients and simple, sustainable process. Their new book recounts how they built their venture from the ground-up and provides the framework for their unique recipes.

Book  Launch: I Am Charlie Wilson by Charlie Wilson with Denene Millner
Book Launch: I Am Charlie Wilson by Charlie Wilson with Denene Millner
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In his highly anticipated memoir, songwriter, producer and music icon Charlie Wilson reveals in candid detail the highs and lows in his extraordinary life, from drug addiction, to cancer, to finding love during his process of rehabilitation.

Book Launch: Big Freedia: God Save the Queen Diva! by Big Freedia in conversation with Eric Shorey
Book Launch: Big Freedia: God Save the Queen Diva! by Big Freedia in conversation with Eric Shorey
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In her frank memoir, Freedia showcases the relationship between her personal life and her career as an artist: being a “twerking sissy” is not just a job, it’s a salvation.

POW! Kids Books Launch: Indi Surfs by Chris Gorman
POW! Kids Books Launch: Indi Surfs by Chris Gorman
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Indi Surfs is the story of a little girl who braves the ocean in search of the perfect wave. Chris Gorman’s striking, debut picture book, Indi Surfs, is an homage to vintage California travel ads and rock poster art that’s sure to resonate with children ages 4 to 8 as well as adults.

Book Launch:  Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie
Book Launch: Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie
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Famed author Salman Rushdie’s new novel is a rich and multifaceted work that blends history, mythology, and a timeless love story to bring alive a world that has been plunged into an age of unreason.