Cookbook Launch: New Favorites for New Cooks: 50 Delicious Recipes for Kids to Make by Carolyn Federman
New Favorites for New Cooks is a cookbook for kids that is in sync with the way we cook and eat now. Food educator Carolyn Federman introduces the concepts of seasonal, organic, and local through delicious and easy recipes that kids can tackle on their own. With fresh ingredients and easy recipes, kids will learn to cook dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as snacks, drinks, and desserts.
Come taste samples from the book and hear Carolyn’s tips and tricks to get your kids cooking and tasting new foods!
PARIS METRO is an astute thriller, one that recognizes how some of the most important conflicts in the new millennium are not on battlefields but within families and neighborhoods. In a world of cosmopolitan elites and dispossessed refugees, many have only ideology to consider their home.
Festival Neue Literatur presents The Lives of Others: Stories from Outside Our Bubble — featuring Fatma Aydemir, Robert Prosser, Ursula Fricker, Atticus Lish, moderated by Karen Phillips/Words Without Borders
What does it mean to be marginalized – and who decides where the center is in a shifting world? In this panel we discuss questions of politics, power, society, ethnicity, and family, asking questions about how we treat those different from us and how society acts towards its most vulnerable members. This panel will explore how writers go about depicting people who live on the fringes with sensitivity, how personal experience informs fiction, and how novels about people who are considered marginal are both celebrated and – sometimes – misunderstood.
Pigeon Pages Literary Reading: Featuring Susan Choi, Helen Philips, Courtney Lamar Charleston & Amy Meng — Hosted by Alisson Wood
Pigeon Pages NYC & Washington Square Review are flying together on March 25th for a co-sponsored reading showcasing Susan Choi, Helen Phillips, Cortney Lamar Charleston and more, hosted by Alisson Wood. Join us for an evening full of pigeons and writers, their favorite things.
In WOULD YOU RATHER?, Katie Heaney opens up about realizing she is gay at the age of 28. She tackles everything from the trials of dating in New York City to the growing pains of her first relationship, from obsessing over Harry Styles to learning to accept herself all over again. As she revisits her past, looking for any “clues” that might have predicted this outcome, Katie reveals that life doesn’t always move directly from point A to point B—no matter how much we might want it to.
Book Launch: Short Circuits: Aphorisms, Fragments, and Literary Anomalies — Edited by James Lough & Alex Stein
Following up on the success of their first anthology of aphorisms, Short Flights, editors James Lough and Alex Stein have returned with a new volume that expands on the theme of aphorisms to include other short form writing and concrete poetry and prose from several of the world’s leading, award-winning, and bestsellling writers in the genre, including Charles Simic, Lydia Davis, Sarah Manguso, Jane Hirschfield, Joy Harjo, Yahia Labadidi, Claudia Rankine, and Stephen Dobyns and other brilliant contributors.
From the creator of the popular Disney Channel original movie, Jump In! comes a double Dutch novel perfect for fans of stories about sports, summer, and friendship.
What did Maya Angelou do to keep the words flowing? What is a NASA engineer’s lucky charm? How does Thom Yorke prep for a concert? This book bottles the singular recipes for success of leading creatives, politicians, scientists, and athletes who made their own luck. Revealing an array of unique practices from quirky superstitions to pre- performance rituals, this visual compendium celebrates in text and charming illustrated portraits the real personalities, creative processes, and curious habits of these influential people.
Dominique is a high school junior from a gritty neighborhood in Trenton. Ben is a musical prodigy from the Upper East Side. When Dom’s class is taken to hear a concert at Carnegie Hall, she expects to be bored out of her mind. But then she sees the boy in the front row playing violin like his life depends on it — and she is transfixed.
Hell’s Princess is a riveting account of one of the most sensational killing sprees in the annals of American crime: the shocking series of murders committed by the woman who came to be known as Lady Bluebeard. The only definitive book on this notorious case and the first to reveal previously unknown information about its subject, Harold Schechter’s gripping, suspenseful narrative has all the elements of a classic mystery—and all the gruesome twists of a nightmare.
Menna Schilthuizen is one of a growing number of “urban ecologists” studying how our manmade environments are accelerating and changing the evolution of the animals and plants around us. In Darwin Comes to Town, he takes us around the world for an up close look at just how stunningly flexible and swift- moving natural selection can be.
Autonomous by Andy Marino combines social media stakes with jaw-dropping, high-tech action for a road trip saga like no other. The Fast and the Furious meets Stephen King’s Chrisine in this story about a group of friends and a cutting-edge driverless car (OTTO) that taps into their online profiles, unlocking deep secrets that put the entire group in danger. Readers are encouraged to buckle up—once inside Autonomous, there’s no escaping until the finish!
Joint Book Launch: Everyone Knows You Go Home by Natalia Sylvester & Bury What We Cannot Take by Kirstin Chen
Kirstin Chen’s new novel, Bury What We Cannot Take, is a captivating and emotional tale that follows one family’s reckoning with how the events of one day will change their lives forever, set against the backdrop of early Maoist China.
In Everyone Knows You Go Home, Natalia Sylvester weaves together the past and the present, the living and dead, to expose the harsh realities of immigration and the risks one Mexican family will take to protect their legacy.
Book Launch: Cuban Flavor: Exploring the Island's Unique Places, People, and Cuisine by Liza Gershman
From author and photographer Liza Gershman comes CUBAN FLAVOR, a book that offers a rare view into the disruptive, complex world of Cuban cuisine. Through the recipes, stories, and images contained within its pages, Cuban Flavor explores both classic staples of the island culture and the new revolution of experimentation and growth that has risen to meet the recent demands of tourism.
Luminous and hypnotic, this dynamic collection explores the dark edges of childhood, violence, race, class, and masculinity, by one of the most fearless poets of his generation.
Poetry Book Launch: Eye Level by Jenny Xie — Featuring Readings by Sahar Muradi, Joseph Legaspi, & Nicole Sealey
Jenny Xie is a poet of extraordinary perception — both to the tangible world and to “All that is untouchable as far as the eye can reach.” Her award-winning debut, Eye Level, takes to Phnom Penh, Corfu, Hanoi, New York, and elsewhere, as we travel closer and closer to the acutely felt solitude that centers this moving collection.
In this humorous yet keenly observant coming-of-age story, Cohen brings us into a boisterous literary world bathed in hubris and ambition. With eloquent prose and affecting storytelling, The Little Clan is both a wickedly fun yet sharply insightful look at friendship, feminism and finding yourself in your twenties.
The Girl From Kathmandu exposes some of the most terrible deeds perpetrated by corporate war profiteers and the bigger issues of human trafficking and corruption. It is a riveting, definitive tale of international business and human rights in the age of global capitalism, a portrait of compelling characters—heroes and villains—that shows how power really works.
A scathing, sardonic exploration of Silicon Valley tech culture, laying bare the greed, hubris, and retrograde politics of an industry that aspires to radically transform society for its own benefit.
Blackfish City is a remarkably urgent—and ultimately very hopeful—novel about political corruption, organized crime, technology run amok, the consequences of climate change, gender identity, and the unifying power of human connection.
The New York Pigeon elevates this much-maligned bird to its rightful place, illuminating the graceful beauty of nature that is alive in New York City’s midst. (Gritty, determined, resilient and beautiful –the pigeon is a good metaphor for New York City itself). With this book, Garn invites you to take a closer look at the pigeon– you will never see them the same way again.
Tao Lin’s first work of nonfiction, Trip: Psychedelics, Alienation, and Change, is part memoir, part obsessive biography of advocate for psychotropic drugs, Terence McKenna. In Trip, Lin, author of TAIPEI—which Dwight Garner called “his strongest work, [displaying] distant echoes of early Hemingway as filtered through Twitter and Klonopin” (New York Times), explores his own autobiography through the lens of drug experimentation—a theme his readers know well, but is taken to new revelations, in this forthcoming work.
Boqueria’s recipes are delectable variations on authentic Barcelona fare, but more than that, along with their origin stories, these recipes will inspire a bit of the Boqueria experience—the cooking, the conversations, and the connections—in any cook’s home.
If you want to channel the power of the cosmos through tarot, this accessible and practical guide is for you. Written for novices and seasoned readers alike, How to Deal is packed with artwork and includes prompts, exercises, and layouts to give you the answers you’re looking for.
Told with a lyrical, almost-dreamlike voice as intoxicating as the moonflowers and orchids that inhabit this world, Monsoon Mansion is a harrowing yet triumphant coming-of-age memoir exploring the dark, troubled waters of a family’s rise and fall from grace in the Philippines. It would take a young warrior to survive it.
A slyly funny, satisfying coming-of-age novel, ALTERNATIVE REMEDIES FOR LOSS is a keenly observed contemplation of what it means to lose a parent and how we fumble our way into our own futures. Joanna Cantor has a wonderful command of suspense, wit, and seamless storytelling. Her exceptional debut will break and mend your heart in an all-consuming, unforgettable read.
Book Launch: One-Track Mind: Drawing the New York Subway by Philip Ashforth Coppola, Ezra Bookstein & Jeremy Workman
Ezra Bookstein and Jeremy Workman have drawn from the 2,000 pages of Philip Ashforth Coppola’s sketches to create One-Track Mind: Drawing the New York Subway, giving readers a sample of the drawing that Hyperallergic has called “the most encyclopedic history of the art and architecture of the NewYork City subway system.”
Seventeen-year-old Mira has always danced to her own beat. A music prodigy in a family of athletes, she’d rather play trumpet than party — and with her audition to a prestigious jazz conservatory just around the corner (and her two best friends at music camp without her), she plans to spend the summer focused on jazz and nothing else. But when a devastating tragedy plunges her golden summer into darkness, Mira discovers just how little she knows about her new boyfriend, her old friends, and even her own sister. Music is what brought them together . . . but will it also tear them apart?
Book Launch: Choose Wonder Over Worry: Move Beyond Fear and Doubt to Unlock Your Full Potential by Amber Rae
CHOOSE WONDER OVER WORRY is your official invitation to face your fears, navigate your discomfort, and rewrite the “worry” narratives in your mind that keep you from being your best and truest self. This guide walks you through the origins of worry and wonder, teaches you to listen to your emotions rather than silence them, and encourages you to rethink the ways in which you view yourself and the world. Through a thoughtful blend of vulnerability, soulfulness, and science, Amber Rae teaches you how to express the fullness of who you are and everything you have to offer the world.
In a world burdened by cynicism—in which women are still held to impossible standards of perfectionism—the call for powerful female voices rings out louder now more than ever. Answering that call is Nikita Gill, the London-based poet and visual artist whose inspirational writings have taken the social media world by storm, and have been shared by the likes of Khloe Kardashian and LeAnn Rimes. Nikita Gill’s WILD EMBERS: Poems of Rebellion, Fire, and Beauty is a collection of her poems on love, beauty, femininity, and the powerful magic that lies within us all.
The first definitive biography of Weegee the Famous — photographer, psychic, fiend —
from Christopher Bonanos, author of Instant: The Story of Polaroid.
Ada Calhoun doesn’t give wedding toasts in real life. Instead, as she tells us in the introduction to her sharp, funny, and extremely insightful book WEDDING TOASTS I’LL NEVER GIVE, she likes to sit back with a glass of champagne and enjoy other people’s efforts. Luckily for us, her silence at her friends’ ceremonies doesn’t mean she has nothing on her mind.
A girl, a potato, and a very sad flamingo star in this charming sequel to I’m Bored by New York Times bestselling author and comedian Michael Ian Black and celebrated illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi.
A masterly collection of eleven stories about the way we live now from the best-selling author of Netherland. From bourgeois facial hair trends to parental sleep deprivation, O’Neill closely observes the mores of his characters, whose vacillations and second thoughts expose the mysterious pettiness, the underlying violence, and, sometimes, the surprising beauty of ordinary life in the early twenty-first century.
Sixteen year-old Anna Dugan is a super surfer who feels most at home when taking off on a ten-foot wave. But surf culture bores Anna big time. While other surfers follow trends and speak the lingo, Anna harbors a secret desire to be an artist, drawing houses made of waves. It’s not the most practical dream for the daughter of a single mom living in Kendall’s Watch, a beach town where most kids are so surf-centric they think ‘Current Events’ have something to do with ocean tides. To protect herself from the pressure and the panic, Anna decides to only surf at her private break, Secretspot, for the rest of the summer. But Secretspot becomes treacherous in ways Anna never imagined, and the danger has nothing to do with waves.
An emotionally riveting debut novel about war, family, and forbidden love—the unforgettable saga of two ill-fated lovers in Korea and the heartbreaking choices they’re forced to make in the years surrounding the civil war that still haunts us today. Richly told and deeply moving, If You Leave Me is a stunning portrait of war and refugee life, a passionate and timeless romance, and a heartrending exploration of one woman’s longing for autonomy in a rapidly changing world.