Book Launch: The Chapo Guide To Revolution by Chapo Trap House

Book Launch: The Chapo Guide To Revolution by Chapo Trap House

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The creators of the cult-hit podcast Chapo Trap House deliver a manifesto for everyone who feels orphaned and alienated—politically, culturally, and economically—by the lanyard-wearing Wall Street centrism of the left and the lizard-brained atavism of the right: there is a better way, the Chapo Way.

Book Launch: Love Poems (for People with Children) by John Kenney

Book Launch: Love Poems (for People with Children) by John Kenney

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In the spirit of his wildly popular New Yorker pieces and the New York Times bestseller Love Poems (for Married People), Thurber-prize winner John Kenney presents a hilarious new collection of poetry for people with children. With Love Poems (for People with Children), Kenney has perfected the humorous poetic form to air all kinds of grievances, including the so-bad-it’s-true elements of parenting and the gentle mockery he’s known for.

Book Launch: Keep Scrolling Till You Feel Something - 21 Years of McSweeney's Internet Tendency

Book Launch: Keep Scrolling Till You Feel Something - 21 Years of McSweeney's Internet Tendency

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It’s a great undertaking to raise a humor website from infancy to full-fledged adulthood, but with the right editors, impeccable taste, and a dire political landscape, your site will enjoy years of relevance and comic validation. Join us as we revisit the first twenty-one years of McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, from our brighteyed and bewildered early stages to our world-weary and bewildered recent days.

Book Launch: Bottle Grove by Daniel Handler in conversation with Chelsea Hodson

Book Launch: Bottle Grove by Daniel Handler in conversation with Chelsea Hodson

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A razor-sharp tale of two couples, two marriages, a bar, and a San Francisco start-up from a best-selling, award-winning novelist.

Book Launch: Do You Mind If I Cancel? by Gary Janetti

Book Launch: Do You Mind If I Cancel? by Gary Janetti

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Follow Gary as he tackles life’s big topics: being disappointed by a heartbreakingly elusive (yet still perfect) Patti Lupone; finding yourself eating other people’s leftover food over a garbage can while on the job; and getting into an existential dilemma over the title of a bellman when working with one who refuses to be called with a bell. Original, brazen, and laugh out loud funny, DO YOU MIND IF I CANCEL? is something not to be missed.

Book Launch: America Is Immigrants by Sara Nović

Book Launch: America Is Immigrants by Sara Nović

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This vibrant volume brings American immigrant stories to life in short biographies written by award-winning writer Sara Nović with charming full-color illustrations by Alison Kolesar.

Book Launch: Women of the 116th Congress by Elizabeth D. Herman, Celeste Sloman, Marisa Schwartz Taylor & Beth Flynn

Book Launch: Women of the 116th Congress by Elizabeth D. Herman, Celeste Sloman, Marisa Schwartz Taylor & Beth Flynn

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A celebration of the history-making women of the 116th Congress, who stand as a testament to what power looks like in 2019.

Divining Poets with Brad Gooch and David Trinidad in conversation with Megan Fernandes

Divining Poets with Brad Gooch and David Trinidad in conversation with Megan Fernandes

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These elegant, boxed sets of seventy-eight cards, à la tarot decks, feature short quotes meant to inspire, provoke, and guide users to contemplate, memorize, or answer life’s questions. Turtle Point Press begins the series with DIVINING POETS: RUMI, and simultaneously, with DIVINING POETS: DICKINSON.

Book Launch: An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels by Josh MacPhee in conversation with Johnny Temple

Book Launch: An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels by Josh MacPhee in conversation with Johnny Temple

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An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels is a collection of information about political music and radical cultural production. Focusing on vinyl records, and the labels that produced them, this groundbreaking book traces the parallel rise of social movements in the second half of the twentieth century and the vinyl record as the dominant form of music distribution.

Book Launch: Qualification by David Heatley in conversation with Liana Finck

Book Launch: Qualification by David Heatley in conversation with Liana Finck

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From the author of My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down, a new graphic memoir brimming with black humor, that explores the ultimate irony: the author’s addiction to 12-step programs.

Book Launch: Initiated by Amanda Yates Garcia

Book Launch: Initiated by Amanda Yates Garcia

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Traditional Wiccan initiates are usually brought into the craft through a ceremony with a High Priestess. But even though Amanda Yates Garcia’s mother, a High Priestess herself, initiated her into the earth-centered practice of witchcraft when she was 13 years old, she didn’t become a professional witch until she underwent a series of spontaneous life-induced initiations of her own.

Book Launch: In An Invisible Glass Case Which Is Also A Frame by Julia Guez with special guests Ricardo Maldonado, Omotara James and Jenny Xie

Book Launch: In An Invisible Glass Case Which Is Also A Frame by Julia Guez with special guests Ricardo Maldonado, Omotara James and Jenny Xie

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Julia Guez’s In an Invisible Glass Case Which Is Also a Frame offers a glimpse of a post-9/11 America comprising binaries: at once bleak and hopeful, dark and light. It is an America of “Still Lives” with Vicodin, with opioid epidemic, with extreme weather—suggesting an ongoing journey fraught with peril for the most vulnerable among us. “Have we made it across the vast plain of night?” asks one poem. No, not quite. There is more night, but there is singing, too, and the sustenance of rituals to light the way.

An Afternoon With The Evergreen Review with Lonely Christopher, Frederic Tuten, Natascha Uhlmann and more!

An Afternoon With The Evergreen Review with Lonely Christopher, Frederic Tuten, Natascha Uhlmann and more!

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Join us to celebrate a new issue of Evergreen! The Evergreen Review is a feisty politico-cultural review guided by Dale Peck, its editor-in-chief. Founded in 1957, it quickly became famous–even notorious–for publishing the likes of Samuel Beckett, William S. Burroughs, and many others.

Dumbo Lit Book Club: The Porpoise by Mark Haddon

Dumbo Lit Book Club: The Porpoise by Mark Haddon

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Join us in the Dumbo Lit Book Club, where we’ll be reading and discussing the acclaimed novel THE PORPOISE by Mark Haddon.

With our cozy, swanky new lounge area, catching up on the latest books with your neighbors has never been so fun or easy.

Members get a 15% discount for purchase of the book club book at POWERHOUSE ARENA.

Powerhouse Arena and Rough Trade present the official U.S. book launch of Acid For The Children by Flea

Powerhouse Arena and Rough Trade present the official U.S. book launch of Acid For The Children by Flea

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The iconic bassist and co-founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers tells his fascinating origin story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you’d want from an LA street rat turned world famous rock star.

Book Launch: Around The World In 60 Seconds: The Nas Daily Journey by Nuseir "Nas" Yassin

Book Launch: Around The World In 60 Seconds: The Nas Daily Journey by Nuseir "Nas" Yassin

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On April 10, 2016 Nuseir “Nas” Yassin bought a one-way ticket to Nairobi, Kenya. His plan was simple: cover as much ground as he could and chronicle his travels on Facebook by creating a one-minute video to share with his friends and followers each day.

Book Launch: Malaya by Cinelle Barnes

Book Launch: Malaya by Cinelle Barnes

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From Cinelle Barnes, author of the memoir Monsoon Mansion, comes a moving and reflective essay collection about finding freedom in America.

Joint Book Launch: How Fires End by Marco Rafala and Disaster's Children by Emma Sloley

Joint Book Launch: How Fires End by Marco Rafala and Disaster's Children by Emma Sloley

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Celebrate two new books by exciting debut authors.

Archways 1 featuring Rachel Allen, Phil Anderson, Brendan Burdzinski, Naomi Falk, Cyree Jarelle Johnson and Andrea Stella

Archways 1 featuring Rachel Allen, Phil Anderson, Brendan Burdzinski, Naomi Falk, Cyree Jarelle Johnson and Andrea Stella

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Archway Editions is the new literary imprint of powerHouse Books. Archways is the accompanying reading series, which aims to bring that into practice. Each event will be accompanied by a zine of texts read at the event, which will then be compiled into annual anthologies of the same name. They will showcase authors published through Archway Editions and elsewhere.

Book Launch: Return to the Enchanted Island by Johary Ravaloson with translator Allison M. Charette in conversation with Uzodinma Iweala

Book Launch: Return to the Enchanted Island by Johary Ravaloson with translator Allison M. Charette in conversation with Uzodinma Iweala

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In this exhilarating prize-winning novel—only the second to be published in English from Madagascar—a young man comes of age amidst the enchanted origin myths of his island country.

Book Launch: Revolutionary Witchcraft by Sarah Lyons in conversation with Sophie St. Thomas

Book Launch: Revolutionary Witchcraft by Sarah Lyons in conversation with Sophie St. Thomas

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From social justice to environmental activism, this radical reimagining of political activism addresses today’s most pressing problems with empowering, inclusive rituals and magical actions. Each chapter introduces a key concept, like dreaming big, experiencing magical initiation, and joining the revolution, supported by a surprising historical case study on the power of mystical action. Full of actionable ideas for magical organizing, and an appendix packed with customizable spells, REVOLUTIONARY WITCHCRAFT is the perfect companion for the magical uprising.

Book Launch: Goin' Off - The Story of the Juice Crew & Cold Chillin' Records by Ben Merlis in conversation with Masta Ace

Book Launch: Goin' Off - The Story of the Juice Crew & Cold Chillin' Records by Ben Merlis in conversation with Masta Ace

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Based on original research, Compliments of Chicagohoodz analyzes the unique visual language and graphics of Chicago’s gangs, drawing upon decades of interviews, documentation, and collecting of memorabilia, and featuring commentary from gang members and Chicago artists. The practice of creating and distributing gang business (“compliment”) cards was popular in Chicago for over fifty years.

Book Launch: Shine of the Ever by Claire Rudy Foster

Book Launch: Shine of the Ever by Claire Rudy Foster

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By turns tender and punk-tough, Shine of the Ever is a literary mixtape of queer voices out of 1990s Portland. This collection of short stories explores what binds a community of queer and trans people as they negotiate love, screwing up, and learning to forgive themselves for being young and, sometimes, foolish.

Book Launch: Reputation by Sara Shepard in conversation with Abby Endler

Book Launch: Reputation by Sara Shepard in conversation with Abby Endler

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Sara Shepard is no stranger to writing undeniable page-turners. Her #1 New York Times bestselling Pretty Little Liars series was adapted as a hit ABC Family television series that ran for seven seasons and inspired a spin-off show, The Perfectionists, which premiered on Freeform this year. This December, Shepard delivers her most deliciously juicy, delightfully twisty novel yet, REPUTATION.

Book Launch: The Face Tells The Secret by Jane Bernstein

Book Launch: The Face Tells The Secret by Jane Bernstein

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Traditional Wiccan initiates are usually brought into the craft through a ceremony with a High Priestess. But even though Amanda Yates Garcia’s mother, a High Priestess herself, initiated her into the earth-centered practice of witchcraft when she was 13 years old, she didn’t become a professional witch until she underwent a series of spontaneous life-induced initiations of her own.

Book Launch: Why You Should Be A Socialist by Nathan J. Robinson in conversation with Timothy Faust

Book Launch: Why You Should Be A Socialist by Nathan J. Robinson in conversation with Timothy Faust

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Should we be concerned for our country when young, unaccustomed politicians assume office, like 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez? Or, should we look forward to our brilliant socialist future?

Book Launch: The Longing for Less by Kyle Chayka

Book Launch: The Longing for Less by Kyle Chayka

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One of our keenest social observers examines the deep historical roots–and untapped possibilities–of our newfound, all-consuming drive to reduce.