J. Robert Lennon and David Gilbert Read Shorts Stories

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Monday, November 24th, 2014 | 1,750 views

David Gilbert and J Robert Lennon discuss writing and MFA programs at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn

J. Robert Lennon read from his latest collection of stories, See You In Paradise at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn. He was joined by his friend and former classmate David Gilbert. Gilbert’s novel & Sons was released earlier this year.

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You Should Probably Stay, Because You Never Can Say Goodbye

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Thursday, November 20th, 2014 | 2,361 views

Sari Botton holds up Never Can Say Goodbye and Goodbye To All That

Last year, New York City’s literary community wondered if the city retained the magic of writerly mythology. For some, the question was never serious. For others, they had already left. The woman responsible for all of this sudden concern with place was Sari Botton, editor of the essay collection Goodbye to All That. Last December, Botton celebrated that book at Housing Works. The book had launched in October, leading to months long contemplation for many writers confronting their own debate as to whether they should stay or go.

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Thomas Page McBee Reads Man Alive Along With Saeed Jones

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Monday, November 17th, 2014 | 2,691 views

Thomas Page Mcbee and Saeed Jones read from their new books at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn

Thomas Page McBee, a long time columnist at The Rumpus, read from his memoir Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man. He was joined at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn by poet and Buzzfeed editor Saeed Jones, author of the collection Prelude to Bruise.

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Jac Jemc Read A Different Bed Every Time with Sasha Fletcher

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Monday, November 10th, 2014 | 1,802 views

Jac Jemc reads from her new collection of stories, A Different Bed Every Time, at community bookstore with Sasha fletcher

Jac Jemc read from the collection of very short stories, A Different Bed Every Time at Community Bookstore at an event sponsored by Volume 1 Brooklyn. She was joined by Sasha Fletcher.

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Siri Hustvedt Reads The Blazing World

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Thursday, November 6th, 2014 | 2,290 views

Siri Hustvedt reads from her novel The Blazing World at McNally Jackson Books in Manhattan

Novelist and scholar Siri Hustvedt celebrated the release of the paperback edition of her novel The Blazing World at McNally Jackson Books. The novel unfolds as a series of documents that slowly reveal the puzzle of the plot.

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David Gordon Reads White Tiger on Snow Mountain with Ed Park

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Monday, November 3rd, 2014 | 2,419 views

David Gordon reads form his new story collection White Tiger on Snow Mountain with editor Ed Park

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