Tom Barbash Reads With Mary Gaitskill and Stephen Elliott at McNally Jackson

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Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 | 2,292 views

Tom Barbash was promoting his new collection of stories, Stay Up With Me at McNally Jackson Books alongside Mary Gaitskill, who was late. Stephen Elliott, author and founding editor of The Rumpus, briefly introduced Barbash in her place. Gaitskill would arrive later to join Barbash in a discussion and moderate questions from the audience. Barbash […]

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Books, Authors and Tote Bags at the Brooklyn Book Festival

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Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 | 1,834 views

The Brooklyn Book Festival filled downtown Brooklyn with the largest free literary event in New York City. In addition to the half dozen venues featuring readings, panels and author signings, Borough Hall Plaza was filled with vendors, presses, publishers, literary journals, and authors. The Main Stage of the book festival relied on the steps of […]

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Jay McInerney Reads Adelle Waldman at B&N 86th Street

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Monday, September 16th, 2013 | 5,255 views

Adelle Waldman’s debut novel, The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. has become something of a sensation since its July launch. Waldman was joined by Jay McInerney at the 86th Street Barnes and Noble. McInerney began the evening by reading from Waldman’s book, the quote, the obvious choice: “’Men and women on relationships are like men […]

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Photos of Authors Reading

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Sunday, September 15th, 2013 | 1,823 views

Happy birthday to us! English Kills Review was launched one year ago. To celebrate, we’re looking back over the last year and reflecting on some of the books and authors we’ve written about. Or in this case, didn’t write about. Here is a collection of photos of authors reading books that for one reason or […]

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Our Favorite Books of the Last Year

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Saturday, September 14th, 2013 | 1,407 views

Happy birthday to us! English Kills Review was launched one year ago. To celebrate, we’re looking back over the last year and reflecting on some of the books and authors we’ve written about. Below is a short list of our favorite books, in no particular order: The Middlesteins A reflection of the modern American family […]

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The Best Things Authors Have Said

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Friday, September 13th, 2013 | 1,359 views

Happy birthday to us! English Kills Review was launched one year ago. To celebrate, we’re looking back over the last year and reflecting on some of the books and authors we’ve written about. Below is a collection of our favorite quotes from author readings: “Bourgeois novelists are great at making asses of themselves.” Francesco Pacifico, […]

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Jeff Jackson and Justin Taylor Read McNally Jackson Books

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Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 | 1,865 views

Justin Taylor, author of Everything Here Is the Best Thing Ever, joined Jeff Jackson at McNally Jackson Books to celebrate the release of Jackson’s debut novel Mira Corpora. Jackson is a playwright known for experimental projects, while Taylor teaches at Columbia and has a forthcoming essay collection. Taylor begins by reading a story from Everything […]

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Amy Grace Loyd Reads BookCourt

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Thursday, September 5th, 2013 | 1,780 views

Amy Grace Loyd knows fiction. She spent years editing fiction at Playboy and currently is an editor at Byliner, the digital story service The Atlantic called the Pandora of reading. Now Loyd is promoting her debut novel, The Affairs of Others. The audience at BookCourt filled with writers, editors, and essayists, all of whom Loyd […]

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