Book Launch: The Daily Show (The Book) by Chris Smith, with Hallie Haglund, Elliott Kalan, and Adam Lowitt
Author Chris Smith will be joined by Daily Show writers Hallie Haglund and Elliot Kalan to talk about his book THE DAILY SHOW: An Oral History as Told by Jon Stewart, the Correspondents, Staff and Guests. Come hear all about the show’s highlights, from its origins as Comedy Central’s underdog late-night program hosted by Craig Kilborn to Jon Stewart’s long reign to Trevor Noah’s succession!
Come listen to 8th grade students from Bed-Stuy’s Unity Prep read from their anthology of short memoirs! Any proceeds will fund Unity Preparatory’s reading and writing program.
A vibrantly illustrated chain of entanglements (romantic and otherwise) between some of our best-loved writers and artists of the 20th century—fascinating, scandalous, and surprising.
Offering advice that’s both entertaining and enlightening, James Hamblin’s IF OUR BODIES COULD TALK speaks to readers who are looking to learn quirky facts about themselves while also discovering the complex intersections between physiology, healthcare, and social justice.
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.
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.
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.