50th Anniversary Edition Book Launch: The Master and Margarita featuring a panel discussion with Darin Strauss, Liesl Schillinger and Masha Gessen in conversation with foreword author Boris Fishman
Join us for the launch of a newly revised translation of Bulgakov’s classic novel. Foreword author Boris Fishman will discuss the 50th anniversary edition of this seminal work with authors Darin Strauss, Masha Gessen and Liesl Schillinger. The event is also 12 days prior to Bulgakov’s 125th birthday!
Joint Book Launch: I Had a Nice Time and Other Lies by The Betches & Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll
New York Times bestselling authors The Betches unveil their second book, which tackles dating in the modern age, and are joined by the bestselling debut novelist of 2015 Jessica Knoll, who will present the paperback edition of her novel.
Local author and parent Sarah Showfety will read and discuss her new book, in which she confesses and apologizes for her comic parenting blunders.
Book Launch: The House that Made Me: Writers Reflect on the Places and People that Defined Them by Grant Jarrett in conversation with contributors Alice Eve Cohen, Porochista Khakpour, Julie Metz and Jeffery Renard Allen
Acclaimed authors reflect on the concept of home and the experiences that helped shape them and their work.
Book Launch: Meet the Regulars: People of Brooklyn and the Places They Love by Joshua D. Fischer in conversation with Nicole Disser
Originally an interview series on the New York magazine partner Bedford + Bowery, Meet the Regulars captures an entertaining and previously unseen portrait of the people of Brooklyn and the places they love.
Artfully depicting the passionate friendships, outsized emotions, toxic betrayals, and dangerous impulses of shape-shifting female teens, this audacious storyteller unleashes a searing portrayal of identity, love, and violence.
Pellett’s memoir chronicles her experiences as an American-Canadian radio producer in the tumultuous climate of Beijing in 1980.
Book Launch: Feathers from the Angel’s Wing: Poems Inspired by the Paintings of Piero della Francesca edited by Dana Prescott with poets Judith Baumel, Dave King, Karl Kirchwey, Honor Moore, Rosanna Warren, Mark Wunderlich, and Monica Youn
In this anthology, esteemed poets from America, Italy, and elsewhere follow the Piero Trail, a route through Tuscany and Umbria that features frescoes by the legendary Renaissance painter, Piero della Francesca. Select poets will read their contributions, and editor Dana Prescott will speak about the project.
Book Launch: Enter Helen: The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman by Brooke Hauser in conversation with Anna Holmes
Award-winning journalist Brooke Hauser presents an admiring yet incisive look at Helen Gurley Brown, the remarkable woman who helped inaugurate the Sexual Revolution in America. Jezebel.com founder Anna Holmes joins.
Michelin star restaurant chef Eric Ripert presents a memoir that tells the coming of age story of a true French chef and international culinary icon.
Focusing on individuals and their experiences, Allyson Hobbs examines how racial passing became both a strategy for survival and an avenue to loss.
From Lionel Shriver, the acclaimed author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That and the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin, comes a striking new novel about family, money, and global economic crisis.
This debut novel is the story of Ethan, a wide-eyed new Ivy League grad, who discovers that his dream of “making it” at leading New York City fashion magazine Régine may well be his undoing.
Book Launch: Openings: A Memoir from the Women’s Art Movement, New York City 1970 – 1992 by Sabra Moore
Sabra Moore’s vividly illustrated memoir chronicles twenty-two years of her life, art, and collaboration with other women artists at the center of New York City’s “second feminist wave.”