Jenny Offill Presents Weather

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Monday, February 24th, 2020 | 447 views

Jenny Offill discusses WEATHER at Books Are Magic with Rumaan Alam

Jenny Offill and Rumaan Alam discuss Weather, climate change, and librarians.

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Paul Yoon Discusses Run Me To Earth

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Monday, February 3rd, 2020 | 534 views

Paul Yoon talks with Hernan Diaz about Run Me To Earth, his latest novel, at Greenlight Bookstore in Fort Greene Brooklyn

Paul Yoon and Hernan Diaz discuss Run Me To Earth, layering narratives with forces in opposition to each other, and how writing is like painting.

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Tochi Onyebuchi Presents Riot Baby

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Friday, January 24th, 2020 | 485 views

Tochi Onybuchi discusses RIOT BABY, his debut adult novel with Marlon James at the Strand

Tochi Onyebuchi talked with Marlon James about Riot Baby, systemic racism, and limiting supernatural powers.

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Chana Porter Launches The Seep

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Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | 549 views

Amy Brady Talks with Chana Porter about THE SEEP at Powerhouse

Chana Porter discusses The Seep and talks about dystopias, utopias, and our interconnected world.

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Courtney Maum Explains What to Do Before And After The Book Deal

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Friday, January 10th, 2020 | 518 views

Courtney Maum, author of Before and After the Book Deal, and panelists Jenn Baker, Hannah Tinti, and Monica Odom at Powerhouse Books in Brooklyn

Courtney Maum was at Brooklyn’s Powerhouse bookstore to celebrate the launch of her fourth book, Before And After The Book Deal, a guide helping writers navigate the perils and challenges of the publishing process. Maum is the author of the novels I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You, Touch, and Costalegre. She was joined by Ryan Chapman, Monica Odom, Jenn Baker, and Hannah Tinti as well as the non-profit organization Girls Write Now, an organization dedicated to helping mentor underserved young women find their voices through the power of writing and community.

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Leland Cheuk Presents No Good Very Bad Asian

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Monday, October 7th, 2019 | 755 views

Leland Cheuk present NO GOOD VERY BAD ASIAN at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn

Leland Cheuk discussed his new novel No Good Very Bad Asian, talked about standup comedy, and the hardest part about writing comedy is often knowing when to be serious.

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Téa Obreht Reads Inland

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Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 | 881 views

Téa Obreht Reads Inland

How does a novelist follow a critically acclaimed debut novel? Since publishing The Tiger’s Wife, Téa Obreht wrote and threw away two whole novels. Disconnected from the narratives, she didn’t feel they books answered any new questions. That all changed when she heard a history podcast about the American Camel Corps. From the moment she started writing Inland she felt connected to the story.

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Rumaan Alam Talked with Emma Straub about That Kind of Mother

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Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 | 3,625 views

Rumaan Alam and Emma Straub discuss THAT KIND OF MOTHER at Books Are Magic in Brooklyn

Rumaan Alam spoke with Emma Straub about his second novel That Kind of Mother, writing about the 1980s, and wanting to be a prolific author.

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