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.
Join Girls Leadership at The Bold Book Swap, a celebration of strong female characters in children’s literature!
Girls Leadership is a national nonprofit dedicated to giving girls the skills to find and exercise the power of their voices. Now more than ever, it’s vital that girls learn how to express themselves clearly, confidently, and without fear. There will be fun activities, readings, and delicious nibbles by One Girl Cookies.
Pigeon Pages Literary Reading: Featuring Elizabeth Gaffney, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, Emily Brout, Maria Lioutaia, & Madeleine Mori — Hosted by Alisson Wood
Join Pigeon Pages NYC for their first reading of 2018! On Sunday, January 28th we’ll be hosting Elizabeth Gaffney, Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, Emily Brout, Maria Lioutaia, & Madeleine Mori, hosted by Alisson Wood. As always, the reading is free & open to the public.