Pigeon Pages Literary Reading: Featuring Ariana Reines, Lauren Hilger, T. Kira Madden, Rachel Aydt & Meghan Smith
In honor of Women’s History Month/every month, our March reading will feature powerhouse lady authors Ariana Reines, Lauren Hilger, T. Kira Madden, Rachel Aydt, & Meghan Trask Smith, hosted by Alisson Wood. Come for a lovely literary afternoon at powerHouse Arena at 4:30pm! (All ladies & non-ladies welcome.)
Hannah Lillith Assadi will be here to read from her stunning debut, in which she tracks the addictive, tempestuous relationship between Laura and Ahlam (like the author, raised in Arizona by a Palestinian father and a Jewish mother), the trauma they cause and endure in Arizona’s mystical Sonoran Desert, and their impulsive escape for New York City.
Acclaimed lead singer of CRO-MAGS John Joseph launches his autobiography, The Evolution of a Cro-Magnon, in which he unmasks his life of overcoming adversity through fitness, eating right and hardcore punk.
Renowned author of Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann, celebrates the release of his latest book, an inspiration examination of storytelling and living.
Julie Buntin’s MARLENA is an electric debut about love, addiction, and loss. The highly anticipated novel tells the story of two girls and the feral year that cost one of them her life, and defined the other’s for decades.
Famed TOP CHEF Chef Sam Talbot and Owner of the new Greenpoint Restaurant “Pretty Southern” celebrates his Clean Eating Cookbook 100% REAL.
powerHouse Books Launch: SHOT: 101 Survivors of Gun Violence in America by Kathy Shorr in conversation with Lyle Rexer
Join us for a book discussion and signing for powerHouse Books SHOT: 101 Survivors of Gun Violence in America by photographer Kathy Shorr in conversation with Lyle Rexer.
Book Launch: Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It by Charlamagne Tha God — in conversation w/ Angela Rye
Charlamagne Tha God, co-host of Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club,—shares his unlikely success story as well as how embracing one’s truths is a fundamental key to success and happiness.
In Hourglass, Dani Shapiro delivers her most intimate and powerful work: a piercing, life-affirming memoir about marriage and memory, about the frailty and elasticity of our most essential bonds, and about the accretion, over time, of both sorrow and love.
Book Launch: Magnetic City: A Walking Companion to New York by Justin Davidson — in conversation w/ Zachary Woolfe
A personal approach to examining the historical, cultural, architectural, of seven New York City neighborhoods from New York magazine’s architecture critic Justin Davidson.
A deeply affecting novel, inspired from events in the author’s life, is a compassionate, wise, and humorous account of the tragedy of illness, and a reminder of the powerful medium of books as a way for sharing these important stories.
Book Launch: GANJA YOGA: A Practical Guide to Conscious Relaxation, Soothing Pain Relief, and Enlightened Self-Discovery by Dee Dussault
Meet The first Yoga instructor who brings the ancient practice of using cannabis to enhance spiritual practice to the Western World.
A hugely entertaining, humorous and introspective debut set in the cutthroat world of New York tech startups. Join us for a conversation between the author, and Buzzfeed Books editor Isaac Fitzgerald.
Lara Jean’s letter-writing days aren’t over in this surprise follow-up to Jenny Han’s New York Times bestselling books, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and P.S. I Still Love You.
B.G. Firmani’s debut novel, TIME’S A THIEF, is a love letter to Eighties New York, a story of friendship, longing, and the insecurities of class.
In time to commemorate the two-hundredth anniversary of the death of Jane Austen. Kathleen A. Flynn launches her engrossing debut novel, THE JANE AUSTEN PROJECT.
THE JANE AUSTEN PROJECT offers an unusual twist on the legacy of Jane Austen, as two researchers from the future travel back in time to 1815 to meet Jane and recover a suspected unpublished novel., more then just a mere love story, Flynn’s novel is a transformative journey and a quest, presented in vivid detail of a distant time.
In THE SCRIBE OF SIENA, debut author Melodie Winawer transports readers to medieval Italy, where the past and present collide and a twenty-first century woman discovers love—and a plot to destroy Siena. THE SCRIBE OF SIENA is the captivating story of a brilliant woman’s passionate but dangerous affair with a time and place, testing the strength of fate and the bonds of love.
NYC Book Launch: What is the Bible?: How an Ancient Library of Poems, Letters, and Stories Can Transform the Way You Think and Feel About Everything by Rob Bell
Rob Bell, the New York Times bestselling author who tackled heaven and hell in his groundbreaking book Love Wins, now takes on one of the best known but perhaps least understood books in the world—the Bible.
What a thrill, what a delight, to host the official book launch for David Sedaris’s eagerly anticipated new book, THEFT BY FINDING: DIARIES 1977-2002. This will be his first in-store bookstore event and tickets are limited. To purchase tickets, please click here.
These pages are the closest thing to a memoir David has written, giving us a glimpse into his early life, his family, his struggles with money, and his search for an artistic point of view. Along the way we watch the development of his unique voice, timbre and cadence.
Join Julia Fierro at powerHouse for the launch of her highly anticipated novel, THE GYPSY MOTH SUMMER, a story about love, gaps in understanding, and the struggle to connect: within families; among friends; between neighbors and entire generations.
Sophie Jaff will be reading from the next installation of her Night Song Trilogy, CROWN OF STARS, in which two women separated by time find themselves connected through a grand narrative of unrelenting struggles.
Extraordinary Adventures is a smart, hilarious novel that reminds us to make the most out of our short and complex lives. Join Daniel Wallace for a reading and conversation with Pulitzer Price winning author Elizabeth Strout.
Join us in launching Bonnie Pipkin’s debut novel, AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS, the story of a young woman who is pushed into adulthood by the absence of her parents, the stigma surrounding her abortion, and building a future out of a broken past.