powerHouse Books Launch: Lo-Life: An American Classic by George "Rack-Lo" Billips and Jackson Blount in conversation with Sadat X
Jackson Blount and Rack-Lo will be here to talk about the extraordinary story behind the infamous Lo-Life crew! Members of the original Lo-Life crew will join the conversation. Sadat X will moderate the event.
Author Chris Smith will be joined by Daily Show writers Hallie Haglund and Elliot Kalan to talk about his book THE DAILY SHOW: An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, the Correspondents, Staff and Guests. Come hear all about the show’s highlights, from its origins as Comedy Central’s underdog late-night program hosted by Craig Kilborn to Jon Stewart’s long reign to Trevor Noah’s succession!
Come listen to 8th grade students from Bed-Stuy’s Unity Prep read from their anthology of short memoirs! Any proceeds will fund Unity Preparatory’s reading and writing program.
Sana Krasikov will be here reading from her debut novel THE PATRIOTS, a poignant tale of the power of love, the rewards and risks of friendship, and the secrets kept between parents and children.