Set against the stark and surreal landscape of New Mexico, a coming-of-age literary memoir about young love, obsession, and loss, and how a relationship that hurts the most is often the hardest to walk away from. ** PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD AT 28 ADAMS STREET CORNER OF WATER IN DUMBO**
The Regulars tells a tale of three ordinary, regular girls who suddenly, mysteriously, have all their fantasies come true…or do they? ** PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD AT 28 ADAMS STREET CORNER OF WATER IN DUMBO**
Book Launch: Playing Dead: A Journey Through the World of Death Fraud by Elizabeth Greenwood in conversation with Steven Rambam
Debut author Elizabeth Greenwood presents a darkly comic inquiry into how to fake your own death, the disappearance industry, and the lengths to which people will go to be reborn. ** PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD AT 28 ADAMS STREET CORNER OF WATER IN DUMBO**
Joint Book Launch: Break in Case of Emergency by Jessica Winter and Some Possible Solutions by Helen Phillips
Debut novelist Jessica Winter teams up with celebrated author Helen Phillips to discuss and delve into their two new releases.
Book Launch: Welcome to Night Vale Episodes Volume One and Two by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor in conversation with Dylan Marron
From the creators of the #1 international podcast Welcome to Night Vale and the authors of the New York Times bestselling novel of the same name comes a collection of episodes from Season One and Season Two of their hit podcast, featuring behind-the-scenes commentary, original illustrations, and more. Dylan Marron, the voice of Carlos, will join. $20 tickets include admission and one book, and a $40 ticket includes admission as well as both books. ** PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD AT 28 ADAMS STREET CORNER OF WATER IN DUMBO**
A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy. Named one of BuzzFeed’s “Incredible New Books You Need to Read This Summer.”
Book Launch: I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual by Luvvie Ajayi in conversation with Crissle West
Comedian, activist, and hugely popular culture blogger at AwesomelyLuvvie.com, Luvvie Ajayi, serves up necessary advice for the common senseless in this hilarious book of essays. This is an official Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event.
Acclaimed author Michelle Tea presents her new memoir, a meta-textual exploration which tackles addiction, doomsday, and disastrous romance.
This unflinching debut novel gives readers an intimate view of the brutal civil war that tore Sri Lanka apart for nearly three decades.
Join us for a joint book launch featuring Alexandra Kleeman and Liz Moore’s new titles!
Join us for a family friendly event with the the creator of Maker Lab, a book that details 28 awesome experiments that encourage kids to build, create, invent, and discover using objects found around the house.
Caldwell presents a series of disarmingly frank essays on sexuality, celebrity, T.J. Maxx, acne, off-brand chocolate, almost-little-sisters, Craigslist, wanting to write, and the eternal what-should-I-do-with-my-life. Writer Ashley Ford joins.
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.”