Francesco Pacifico Reads Powerhouse Books

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Saturday, April 13th, 2013 | 1,440 views

“Bourgeois novelists are great at making asses of themselves,” Francesco Pacifico said at Powerhouse Books in DUMBO on Thursday night to promote the release of the translation of his novel The Story of My Purity, originally published in Italy in 2010. Pacifico is commenting on the state of Italian literature. Novels are unpopular there, he […]

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André Aciman Reads McNally Jackson

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Thursday, April 11th, 2013 | 1,634 views

“Memoirists, unable to erase the ugliest moments of their past or unwilling to make new ones up, can shift them around” André Aciman wrote in the New York Times last week. Storytelling is not about a genre of memoir or novel, Aciman is suggesting, but in the truths held together by fictive narratives. Such is […]

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Katie Longofono and Miriam Nash Read Bluestockings

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Saturday, April 6th, 2013 | 1,781 views

Bluestockings hosted a double book release party for Katie Longofono’s chapbook The Angel of Sex and Miriam Nash’s Small Change. They brought with them poet Nina Bahadur, author of Every Single One and poet Lisa Marie Basile, author of Triste. Katie Longofono and Miriam Nash are both MFA candidates at Sarah Lawrence College. Katie Longofono’s […]

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