Book Launch: What We Do Now: Standing Up for Your Values in Trump's America edited by Dennis Johnson and Valerie Merians, in conversation with Dove Kent, Brad Lander, and Linda Sarsour
With the inauguration on the horizon and tensions running high, there’s no better time for this blueprint for how stunned progressives can move forward.
Process all your feelings surrounding a Trump presidency on the eve of the inauguration with one of America’s most essential political journalists. Matt Taibbi will be here reading from his collection of dispatches on the 2016 election—from the ominous clownshow of the 2015 run-up to the primaries to the darkly comic twists and turns of the general campaign to the astonishing, world-shaking finish.
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.
Tiffany D. Jackson will be reading from her haunting debut novel ALLEGEDLY, a story that explores the grey areas in our understanding of justice, family, and truth, and acknowledges the light and darkness within all of us.
In this dazzling debut novel about love and betrayal, a young couple moves to New York City in search of success–only to learn that the lives they dream of may come with dangerous strings attached.
Kaya Genç will be joined by Molly Crabapple to discuss his captivating new book about rage and revolution in modern Turkey.
Join us for the cookbook launch of A MEATLOAF IN EVERY OVEN, a love letter to meatloaf that incorporates history, personal anecdotes and even meatloaf sandwiches, all the while making you feel like you’re cooking with two trusted and knowledgeable friends.
Alana Massey will be here to talk about All the Lives I Want, her new essay collection aiming to examine the intersection of the personal with pop culture through the lives of pivotal female figures – from Sylvia Plath to Lil’ Kim.
Join us for an anti-Valentine’s Day event! Michael Bennett, MD and Sarah Bennett will be here to talk about their new book, F*CK LOVE, an irreverent roadmap that reveals the essentials to look for when you’re done being suckered by the promise of true love and want help seeking a real, lasting relationship.
In this beautiful and transporting novel about fate, guilt and the ability of our memories to sustain us, one very special work of art—a Chaim Soutine painting—will connect the lives of two very different women separated by generations but struggling with similar demons.
Book Launch: Scratch, edited by Manjula Martin, with contributors Porochista Khakpour, Emily Gould, and Leslie Jamison and moderated by Maud Newton
Based on the online magazine of the same name, SCRATCH: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living is a collection of honest and informative essays and interviews, addressing the relationships between writing and money, work and life, literature and commerce.
A charming debut novel about a group of four friends who come together to help each other through life, love, and heartbreak, and soon discover that there are no easy answers.
In this riveting story of family, celebrity, love and loss, Patricia Bosworth retraces the steps that led her to achieve her dreams of being both an actress and a writer during one of the most repressive yet pivotal decades in American history.
Red Ink Series: The Misfit, hosted by Michele Filgate with Lidia Yuknavitch, Melissa Febos, Sarah Gerard, Marcy Dermansky, and Emily Raboteau
Red Ink is a quarterly series curated by Michele Filgate, co-sponsored by Literary Hub. Join us for the fourth installment, which will feature a panel discussion on the topic of “The Misfit”!
Author Jaroslav Kalfař will be here to read from his debut novel, SPACEMAN OF BOHEMIA, a profoundly joyful examination of the random, beautiful chaos responsible for each of our lives.
Leah Carroll will be here reading from her riveting, heartbreaking memoir.
Come feel empowered with the launch of Kate T. Parker’s book, STRONG IS THE NEW PRETTY, teaching women that “you don’t need to be pretty, perfect or compliant to be loved.”
Acclaimed short story writer Susan Perabo will be here to read from her debut novel, THE FALL OF LISA BELLOW, a dark, beautifully rendered, gripping novel about coping, coming-of-age, and forgiveness.
Kanishk Tharoor will be here to read from his mesmerizing debut, Swimmer Among the Stars, a wildly inventive, masterfully crafted collection of short stories announcing the arrival of this major new literary talent.
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.
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.