Book Launch: What We Do Now: Standing Up for Your Values in Trump's America edited by Dennis Johnson and Valerie Merians, in conversation with Dove Kent, Brad Lander, and Linda Sarsour

Book Launch: What We Do Now: Standing Up for Your Values in Trump's America edited by Dennis Johnson and Valerie Merians, in conversation with Dove Kent, Brad Lander, and Linda Sarsour

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

With the inauguration on the horizon and tensions running high, there’s no better time for this blueprint for how stunned progressives can move forward.

Book Launch: Insane Clown President by Matt Taibbi

Book Launch: Insane Clown President by Matt Taibbi

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

Process all your feelings surrounding a Trump presidency on the eve of the inauguration with one of America’s most essential political journalists. Matt Taibbi will be here reading from his collection of dispatches on the 2016 election—from the ominous clownshow of the 2015 run-up to the primaries to the darkly comic twists and turns of the general campaign to the astonishing, world-shaking finish.

Book Launch: The Patriots by Sana Krasikov

Book Launch: The Patriots by Sana Krasikov

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

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.

Book Launch: Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson

Book Launch: Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

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.

Brooklyn Book Launch: The Futures by Anna Pitoniak

Brooklyn Book Launch: The Futures by Anna Pitoniak

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In this dazzling debut novel about love and betrayal, a young couple moves to New York City in search of success–only to learn that the lives they dream of may come with dangerous strings attached.

Book Launch: Under the Shadow by Kaya Genç with Molly Crabapple

Book Launch: Under the Shadow by Kaya Genç with Molly Crabapple

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

Kaya Genç will be joined by Molly Crabapple to discuss his captivating new book about rage and revolution in modern Turkey.

Book Launch: A Meatloaf in Every Oven by Frank Bruni and Jennifer Steinhauer

Book Launch: A Meatloaf in Every Oven by Frank Bruni and Jennifer Steinhauer

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

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.

Book Launch: All the Lives I Want by Alana Massey, with Hermione Hoby

Book Launch: All the Lives I Want by Alana Massey, with Hermione Hoby

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

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.

Book Launch: F*CK LOVE by Michael Bennett, MD and Sarah Bennett

Book Launch: F*CK LOVE by Michael Bennett, MD and Sarah Bennett

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

Join us for an anti-Valentine’s Day event! Michael Bennett, MD and Sarah Bennett will be here to talk about their new book, F*CK LOVE, an irreverent roadmap that reveals the essentials to look for when you’re done being suckered by the promise of true love and want help seeking a real, lasting relationship.

Book Launch: The Fortunate Ones by Ellen Umansky

Book Launch: The Fortunate Ones by Ellen Umansky

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

In this beautiful and transporting novel about fate, guilt and the ability of our memories to sustain us, one very special work of art—a Chaim Soutine painting—will connect the lives of two very different women separated by generations but struggling with similar demons.

Book Launch: Scratch, edited by Manjula Martin, with contributors Porochista Khakpour, Emily Gould, and Leslie Jamison and moderated by Maud Newton

Book Launch: Scratch, edited by Manjula Martin, with contributors Porochista Khakpour, Emily Gould, and Leslie Jamison and moderated by Maud Newton

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

Based on the online magazine of the same name, SCRATCH: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living is a collection of honest and informative essays and interviews, addressing the relationships between writing and money, work and life, literature and commerce.

Book Launch: The Young Wives Club by Julie Pennell

Book Launch: The Young Wives Club by Julie Pennell

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

A charming debut novel about a group of four friends who come together to help each other through life, love, and heartbreak, and soon discover that there are no easy answers.

Book Launch: The Stolen Child by Lisa Carey

Book Launch: The Stolen Child by Lisa Carey

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

Set on an enchanted island off the west coast of Ireland, Lisa Carey’s luminous new novel explores themes of regret and desire, myth, and the universal need to connect.

Brooklyn Book Launch: The Men in My Life by Patricia Bosworth

Brooklyn Book Launch: The Men in My Life by Patricia Bosworth

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In this riveting story of family, celebrity, love and loss, Patricia Bosworth retraces the steps that led her to achieve her dreams of being both an actress and a writer during one of the most repressive yet pivotal decades in American history.

Red Ink Series: The Misfit, hosted by Michele Filgate with Lidia Yuknavitch, Melissa Febos, Sarah Gerard, Marcy Dermansky, and Emily Raboteau

Red Ink Series: The Misfit, hosted by Michele Filgate with Lidia Yuknavitch, Melissa Febos, Sarah Gerard, Marcy Dermansky, and Emily Raboteau

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

Red Ink is a quarterly series curated by Michele Filgate, co-sponsored by Literary Hub. Join us for the fourth installment, which will feature a panel discussion on the topic of “The Misfit”!

Book Launch: Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfař

Book Launch: Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfař

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

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.

Book Launch: Down City by Leah Carroll, in conversation with Ada Calhoun

Book Launch: Down City by Leah Carroll, in conversation with Ada Calhoun

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

Leah Carroll will be here reading from her riveting, heartbreaking memoir.

Book Launch: Strong is the New Pretty by Kate T. Parker

Book Launch: Strong is the New Pretty by Kate T. Parker

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

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.”

Book Launch: The Fall of Lisa Bellow by Susan Perabo

Book Launch: The Fall of Lisa Bellow by Susan Perabo

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

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.

Book Launch: Swimmer Among the Stars by Kanishk Tharoor

Book Launch: Swimmer Among the Stars by Kanishk Tharoor

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

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.

Book Launch: Sonora by Hannah Lillith Assadi

Book Launch: Sonora by Hannah Lillith Assadi

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

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.

Brooklyn Book Launch: Marlena by Julie Buntin

Brooklyn Book Launch: Marlena by Julie Buntin

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Julie Buntin’s MARLENA is an electric debut novel about love, addiction, and loss.

Book Launch: Hourglass by Dani Shapiro

Book Launch: Hourglass by Dani Shapiro

POWERHOUSE [Brooklyn/DUMBO]

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.