“Occupy’s greatest artist” (Rolling Stone) presents illustrations that chronicle the first fifteen years of our fractious twenty-first century with a new form of witness journalism.
In seven stories and a novella, Hamilton takes on NYC gentrification and the clash of cultures that ensues, as his characters are forced to confront their own obsolescence in the face of a rapidly surging capitalist juggernaut.
Book Launch: Store Front II: A History Preserved: The Disappearing Face of New York by James and Karla Murray
This new series documents a little-known but vitally important cross-section of New York’s “Mom and Pop” economy.
Book Launch: Luke Skywalker Can’t Read: And Other Geeky Truths by Ryan Britt in conversation with Cecil Baldwin
Pop Culture and sci-fi guru Ryan Britt takes readers on a journey to explore the answers to geeky questions you never thought to ask.
This collection celebrates the decade anniversary of Quartersnacks, an online epicenter for the skate culture of downtown New York with images from the site, exclusive interviews, and more.
The 6th Annual Dumbo Family Holiday Party with Vin Vogel, Paul Zelinsky and David Ercolini plus a special visit from Santa!
Join the holiday festivities as POWERHOUSE’s favorite kids books illustrators battle each other in a fast-paced and good-natured drawing competition based on holiday-inspired suggestions from kids in the audience! Santa will join for a visit and photo op.
This book is an invitation to witness the transition of video games from artifacts of technology into what may be the defining form of cultural expression of our time.
Panel Discussion for the Jewish Book Council: Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature with Allison Amend, Anne Landsman, and Josh Rolnick in conversation with Austin Ratner
Three distinguished fellows of the Sami Rohr Jewish Literary Institute will come together to discuss their respective novels. 2011 Sami Rohr Prize winner will join in conversation. Wine and cheese will be served!
A sharp and delightfully unhinged collection of stories set in the dark world of domesticity, American Housewife features murderous ladies who lunch, celebrity treasure hunters, and the best bra fitter south of the Mason Dixon line.
Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind by Scott Barry Kaufman and Carolyn Gregoire
Combining the latest scientific research with case studies of artists and innovators throughout history, this book shines a light on the practices and habits of mind that promote creative thinking.
Book Launch: Why We Write About Ourselves: Twenty Memoirists on Why They Expose Themselves (and Others) in the Name of Literature edited by Meredith Maran with contributors Meghan Daum, AM Holmes, and Darin Strauss
In this follow-up to the acclaimed writers’ handbook Why We Write, successful memoirists disclose the joys and tribulations of writing about oneself. Contributors Meghan Daum, AM Holmes and Darin Strauss join for a panel discussion.
Gallagher’s fiction debut brings the reader directly into the immediacy of the events on the ground and is an unforgettable portrait of both the psychological toll and moral ambiguity of modern war.
Joint Book Launch: The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee and Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa
Sophomore novelist Alexander Chee and debut writer Sunil Yapa team up to launch two electric new works of fiction.
The bond between men and their dogs has been long celebrated. But what about cats? About one third of Americans have a feline friend—and they’re not all cat ladies.
In this debut novel, an entire family to is forced to examine whether the secrets they thought were holding them all together may actually be what’s tearing them apart.
This acclaimed creator of eight books of poetry presents new poems that are among his most personal and intimate.