Book Launch: They Could Have Named Her Anything by Stephanie Jimenez in conversation with Angie Cruz

Book Launch: They Could Have Named Her Anything by Stephanie Jimenez in conversation with Angie Cruz

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In her emotionally charged debut novel THEY COULD HAVE NAMED HER ANYTHING, Stephanie Jimenez takes on themes of race and class, of place and belonging, to tell a story about family and friendship and what it means to live up to the name you’ve been given.

The Final Unpublishable

The Final Unpublishable

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UNPUBLISHABLE is art that excites you, that scares you, things that you delete from your browser history. The piece you can’t submit but can’t stop thinking about either, burning a hole in the bottom of your desk drawer. Writing from any genre that is uncharacteristic, outré, or offending of sensibilities, that is impossible to place or be published in some fashion.

Book Launch: The Blue Period by Luke Jerod Kummer in conversation with Nellie Hermann

Book Launch: The Blue Period by Luke Jerod Kummer in conversation with Nellie Hermann

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A riveting novel about the tragic romance that nearly destroyed a young Pablo Picasso—while granting him his first flight of creative genius. The author will be in conversation with Nellie Hermann, author of THE SEASON OF MIGRATION, about a young Van Gogh.

Dumbo Lit Book Club: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Dumbo Lit Book Club: Normal People by Sally Rooney

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Join us in the Dumbo Lit Book Club, where we’ll be reading and discussing the acclaimed novel NORMAL PEOPLE by Sally Rooney.

With our cozy, swanky new lounge area, catching up on the latest books with your neighbors has never been so fun or easy.

Members get a 15% discount for purchase of the book club book at POWERHOUSE ARENA.

Paperback Launch: Shook One by Charlamagne Tha God in conversation with Dr. Jessica Clemons

Paperback Launch: Shook One by Charlamagne Tha God in conversation with Dr. Jessica Clemons

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Charlamagne Tha God, New York Times bestselling author of Black Privilege and always provocative cohost of Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, reveals his blueprint for breaking free from your fears and anxieties.

Book Launch: The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall

Book Launch: The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall

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Charles and Lily, James and Nan. They meet in Greenwich Village in 1963 when Charles and James are jointly hired to steward the historic Third Presbyterian Church through turbulent times. Their personal differences however, threaten to tear them apart.

Book Launch: Toxic Femininity in the Workplace by Ginny Hogan

Book Launch: Toxic Femininity in the Workplace by Ginny Hogan

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Using her infectious, disarming wit, NYC comedian and writer Ginny Hogan breaks down the organized chaos that is office gender politics in TOXIC FEMININITY IN THE WORKPLACE.

Book Talk: Bottle of Lies by Katherine Eban

Book Talk: Bottle of Lies by Katherine Eban

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Over ten years, across four continents and more than 240 interviews, investigative journalist and Fortune contributor Katherine Eban has uncovered nothing less than a public health crisis, in Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom.

Book Launch: I've Seen The Future and I'm Not Going by Peter McGough in conversation with Christopher Bollen (Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends Event)

Book Launch: I've Seen The Future and I'm Not Going by Peter McGough in conversation with Christopher Bollen (Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends Event)

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A memoir of New York in the 1980s and 1990s–a time of both enormous creativity and decadence–told by an artist who was at the center of it all, including the AIDS epidemic, and survived to tell the story.

Book Launch: I Will Destroy You by Nick Flynn (Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends Event)

Book Launch: I Will Destroy You by Nick Flynn (Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends Event)

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Beginning with a poem called “Confessional” and ending with a poem titled “Saint Augustine,” I Will Destroy You interrogates the potential of art to be redemptive, to remake and reform. But first the maker of art must claim responsibility for his past, his actions, his propensity to destroy others and himself.

Book Launch: How To Start A Revolution by Lauren Duca (Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends Event)

Book Launch: How To Start A Revolution by Lauren Duca (Brooklyn Book Festival Bookends Event)

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Teen Vogue award-winning columnist Lauren Duca shares a smart and funny guide for challenging the status quo in a much-needed reminder that young people are the ones who will change the world.

Book Launch: Sweat the Technique by Rakim

Book Launch: Sweat the Technique by Rakim

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The musician and Hip Hop legend—hailed as “the greatest MC of all time” and compared to Thelonious Monk—reimagines the writing handbook in this memoir and guide that incorporates the soulful genius, confidence, and creativity of a master artist.

Book Launch: In Jerusalem by Lis Harris

Book Launch: In Jerusalem by Lis Harris

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A fresh lens on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that examines the life-shaping reverberations of wars and ongoing tensions upon the everyday lives of families in Jerusalem.

Book Launch: Best American Poetry 2019 and two new books by David Lehman

Book Launch: Best American Poetry 2019 and two new books by David Lehman

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THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY 2019 is edited by award-winning poet and Harvard Review editor Major Jackson. Opening with a stirring essay on the transformative power of art in today’s tense times—and, in particular, the impact of accessible, daring verse—Jackson presents an illuminating collection of work by beloved and emerging poets, encompassing the beauty and diversity of contemporary American poetry.

Book Launch: Bernard Pepperlin by Cara Hoffman

Book Launch: Bernard Pepperlin by Cara Hoffman

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When a girl in a blue dress crashes the Mad Hatter’s eternal tea party, the sleepy Dormouse feels more awake than he has in a long time. He wishes he could follow her and be a part of her adventure.

Book Launch: Here We Are by Aarti Shahani

Book Launch: Here We Are by Aarti Shahani

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Who really belongs in America? In her memoir Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares, NPR correspondent Aarti Shahani uses her family’s immigration story to unpack the deep schism in American culture by which the “deserving” are deified and the “undeserving” demonized—in her family’s case, relentlessly.

Book Launch: Indebted by Caitlin Zaloom

Book Launch: Indebted by Caitlin Zaloom

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College is essential for middle class families, but it is now so expensive that they must turn to investment and debt to cover it. In INDEBTED, NYU Professor Caitlin Zaloom examines how the problem of paying for college affects the lives, relationships, and futures of middle-class parents and young adults. Based on a unique interview study of parents and their college-age children, INDEBTED shows how student debt and the system for financing higher education have transformed family life.

Book Launch: CBD! by Amy Sohn

Book Launch: CBD! by Amy Sohn

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CBD has insinuated itself into every aspect of our lives, from body oil to pet food. The cannabis derivative cannabidiol is an omnipresent cure-all that has gone from being “voguish” to “a mainstream panacea,” as The New York Times recently noted. And it’s a particular favorite of the crowd endemic to Brooklyn, the Bay Area and other similar urban environs.

Book Launch: Women In Art by Rachel Ignotofsky

Book Launch: Women In Art by Rachel Ignotofsky

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From Rachel Ignotofsky, the New York Times bestselling author of Women in Science, Women in Sports, and The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth, comes Women in Art, a thrilling collection of illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists from the 11th century to today.

Dumbo Lit Book Club: The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna by Juliet Grames

Dumbo Lit Book Club: The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna by Juliet Grames

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Join us in the Dumbo Lit Book Club, where we’ll be reading and discussing the acclaimed novel THE SEVEN OR EIGHT DEATHS OF STELLA FORTUNA by Juliet Grames.

With our cozy, swanky new lounge area, catching up on the latest books with your neighbors has never been so fun or easy.

Members get a 15% discount for purchase of the book club book at POWERHOUSE ARENA.

Book Launch: The Remaking by Clay McLeod Chapman

Book Launch: The Remaking by Clay McLeod Chapman

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For over twenty years, Clay McLeod Chapman has been bringing his Poe-inspired first-person narratives to the stage with the hyperkinetic Pumpkin Pie Show. Now, with his new novel The Remaking, Chapman will bring that same performative energy to his readings, embracing the audience as if they were sitting around a campfire and listening to a ghost story. These electric readings will elevate the words on the page as Chapman takes on the persona of his narrators, until it feels like you are there…

Black Lawrence Press Author Reading with Nina Boutsikaris and Claudia Cortese

Black Lawrence Press Author Reading with Nina Boutsikaris and Claudia Cortese

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Nina Boutsikaris will read from her nonfiction debut I’M TRYING TO TELL YOU I’M SORRY: AN INTIMACY TRIPTYCH (Black Lawrence Press 2019) at POWERHOUSE ARENA joined by Claudia Cortese, author of the full-length poetry collection WASP QUEEN (Black Lawrence Press 2016).

Book Launch: The Chapo Guide To Revolution by Chapo Trap House

Book Launch: The Chapo Guide To Revolution by Chapo Trap House

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The creators of the cult-hit podcast Chapo Trap House deliver a manifesto for everyone who feels orphaned and alienated—politically, culturally, and economically—by the lanyard-wearing Wall Street centrism of the left and the lizard-brained atavism of the right: there is a better way, the Chapo Way.

Book Launch: Bottle Grove by Daniel Handler

Book Launch: Bottle Grove by Daniel Handler

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A razor-sharp tale of two couples, two marriages, a bar, and a San Francisco start-up from a best-selling, award-winning novelist.

Book Launch: Qualification by David Heatley in conversation with Liana Finck

Book Launch: Qualification by David Heatley in conversation with Liana Finck

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From the author of My Brain Is Hanging Upside Down, a new graphic memoir brimming with black humor, that explores the ultimate irony: the author’s addiction to 12-step programs.

Book Launch: An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels by Josh MacPhee in conversation with Johnny Temple

Book Launch: An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels by Josh MacPhee in conversation with Johnny Temple

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An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels is a collection of information about political music and radical cultural production. Focusing on vinyl records, and the labels that produced them, this groundbreaking book traces the parallel rise of social movements in the second half of the twentieth century and the vinyl record as the dominant form of music distribution.

Dumbo Lit Book Club: The Porpoise by Mark Haddon

Dumbo Lit Book Club: The Porpoise by Mark Haddon

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Join us in the Dumbo Lit Book Club, where we’ll be reading and discussing the acclaimed novel THE PORPOISE by Mark Haddon.

With our cozy, swanky new lounge area, catching up on the latest books with your neighbors has never been so fun or easy.

Members get a 15% discount for purchase of the book club book at POWERHOUSE ARENA.

Book Launch: Acid For The Children by Flea

Book Launch: Acid For The Children by Flea

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The iconic bassist and co-founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers tells his fascinating origin story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you’d want from an LA street rat turned world famous rock star.

Book Launch: Malaya by Cinelle Barnes

Book Launch: Malaya by Cinelle Barnes

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From Cinelle Barnes, author of the memoir Monsoon Mansion, comes a moving and reflective essay collection about finding freedom in America.

Joint Book Launch: How Fires End by Marco Rafala and Disaster's Children by Emma Sloely

Joint Book Launch: How Fires End by Marco Rafala and Disaster's Children by Emma Sloely

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Celebrate two new books by exciting debut authors.