POWERHOUSE is excited host the book launch event for the first book on The Women’s March (all royalties will be donated to nonprofits affiliated with the March).WHY I MARCH: Images from The Women’s March Around is the first photographic tribute to the largest peaceful demonstration in history.
Book Launch: There Is No Good Card for This: What To Say and Do When Life Is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love by Dr. Kelsey Crowe
Join us for the book launch of There Is No Good Card for This: What To Say and Do When Life Is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love with author Dr. Kelsey Crowe.
As Virginia Woolf put it in A Room of One’s Own: “Sometimes women do like women.” Bringing queer stories to a straight world is a task that often falls to LGBTQ writers. But should LGBTQ writers feel an obligation to write fiction inspired by their own experiences? This panel explores the burdens of representation and the role of personal and literary influences, showing how LGBTQ lives come into literature.
Featuring authors Zora del Buono, Antje Rávic Strubel, and Jürgen Bauer, and Darryl Pinckney, and moderated by Geoff Mak of The Offing Magazine.
Join us in celebration of Melissa Clark’s fab new cookbook DINNER: Changing the Game, the most comprehensive yet practical cookbook to come along in more than a decade. We predict that DINNER will become an instant classic due to its range and authority—and author Melissa Clark’s trademark warmth.
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.
WE: A MANIFESTO FOR WOMEN EVERYWHERE by actress and activist Gillian Anderson and journalist and campaigner Jennifer Nadel is a revolutionary guide to radical self-transformation with compassion for others at its core. It is a journey toward inner peace and a more meaningful life that can create a ripple effect around the world, lifting individuals even as it helps all women support and encourage one another.
By combining spirituality, politics, and psychology in their powerful call to action,
WE: A MANIFESTO FOR WOMEN EVERYWHERE is a crucial and timely antidote to the “have-it-all” superwoman culture, to deliver a more rewarding, happier, and fulfilling life.
Joint Book Event: There are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce by Morgan Parker and All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg
Join us in celebrating two essential female voices! Morgan Parker and Jami Attenberg will be here reading from their new books.
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.
powerHouse Books Launch: Clara Cakes: Delicious and Simple Vegan Desserts for Everyone! by Clara Polito
Come celebrate the NYC book launch of Clara Cakes: Delicious and Simple Vegan Desserts for Everyone! by LA based teen baker Clara Polito.
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.
Renowned author of Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann, will celebrated the release of his latest book, an inspiration examination of storytelling and living.
Julie Buntin’s MARLENA is an electric debut novel about love, addiction, and loss.
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.
Pre-Pub book launch: Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It by Charlamagne Tha God
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.
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.
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.