Lauren Grodstein Reads Our Short History

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Friday, March 31st, 2017 | 768 views

Lauren Grodstein discusses her new novel, Our Short History, using to humor to make death readable, and how to impute knowledge on your child after death.

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Jim Shepard Talks with Gary Fisketjon about The World to Come

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Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 | 771 views

Jim Shepard reading from his new story collection THE WORLD TO COME

Jim Shepard was at McNally Jackson Books to discuss his new story collection, The World to Come with Gary Fisketjon, his editor.

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Reading Series Census: Mid-Sentence: Writers in Conversation

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Thursday, March 16th, 2017 | 1,152 views

The New York City Reading Series Census is an ongoing project to catalogue the contemporary literary scene. Any reading series curator in the New York area can take the survey here.

What is the name of the series, and what is the significance or meaning of the series name?

The New York City Reading Series Census is an ongoing project to catalogue the contemporary literary scene. Any reading series curator in the New York area can take the survey here.

What is the name of the series, and what is the significance or meaning of the series name?
The name is Mid-Sentence: Writers in Conversation, and it’s a riff on our location, Mid-Manhattan Library. The series takes place in midtown Manhattan–the heart of the city, the middle of things. Mid-Manhattan Library is home to the biggest circulating collection in The New York Public Library system. Books on books on books!

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Ryan Ruby Launched The Zero and the One

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Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 | 759 views

Philosopher Ryan Ruby launched his debut novel The Zero and the One last week at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn. He was joined by Alexandra Kleeman, author of the story collection Intimations and the novel You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine.

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