Book Launch: Stalking God: My Unorthodox Search for Something to Believe In by Anjali Kumar — in conversation w/ Sally Kohn
Anjali Kumar, a pragmatic lawyer for Google, was part of a rapidly growing population in America: highly spiritual but religiously uncommitted. But when her daughter was born, she became compelled to find God—or at least some kind of enlightenment. Anjali Kumar’s first book humorously chronicles her attempts to answer questions she can’t Google an answer to for her six year old daughter.
Bourdain Books Event: wd~50: The Cookbook by Wylie Dufresne & Hawker Fare by James Syhabout — in conversation w/ Anthony Bourdain
NYC Book Launch Party for wd~50: The Cookbook by Wylie Dufresne & Hawker Fare by James Syhabout — in conversation with Anthony Bourdain! Followed by a book signing, drinks, and food by Fuku, OddFellows Ice Cream Co. & Du’s Donuts.
Book Launch: Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome. by Rebecca Soffer & Gabrielle Birkner
Modern Loss coauthors Rebecca Soffer and Gabrielle Birkner will host an evening of provocative storytelling on the complex, gut wrenching, illuminating, and hilarious mess we all know formally as “living with loss.”
Naima Coster tells a powerfully moving story of an estranged mother and daughter trying to find their way back to each other in a world changed. As the Brooklyn neighborhood they once shared is razed and remade, memory is the only path to common ground. From attics of rebuilt brownstones to the corner bar, this “quiet gut-punch of a debut” (Kirkus Reviews) crosses cultures, races and classes to illuminate evolving generations, rendering place itself an essential character in a novel teeming with human emotion.
Book Launch: The Selfie Generation: How Our Self-Images Are Changing Our Notions of Privacy, Sex, Consent, and Culture by Alicia Eler — in conversation w/ Svetlana Kitto
Whether it’s Kim Kardashian uploading picture after picture to Instagram or your roommate posting a mid-vacation shot to Facebook, selfies receive mixed reactions. Digital native Alicia Eler’s THE SELFIE GENERATION is the first book to delve fully into this ubiquitous and much-maligned part of social media, including why people take them in the first place and the ways they can change how we see ourselves.