Leland Cheuk Presents No Good Very Bad Asian

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Monday, October 7th, 2019 | 352 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 | 464 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 | 3,322 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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Nafkote Tamirat Talks About The Parking Lot Attendant

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Monday, April 2nd, 2018 | 2,509 views

Nafkote Tamirat discusses The Parking Lot Attendant, wanting to be famous, and how Boston is often seen as a white city despite having many diverse communities.

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Tayari Jones Launches An American Marriage

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Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 | 2,185 views

Tayari Jones reading from AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn

Tayari Jones discussed her latest novel, An American Marriage, the origin of the title, and how she came up with the idea for the novel at Greenlight Bookstore.

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Hermione Hoby Discussed Neon In Daylight with Dayna Tortorici

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Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 | 2,001 views

Hermione Hoby talking with Dayna Tortorici at McNally Jackson books about Neon in Daylight

Hermione Hoby discusses her debut novel Neon in Daylight, how she didn’t plan to write about New York City, and how fiction was a reprieve from the journalism she wrote for money.

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Alex Gilvarry Launched Eastman Was Here

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Thursday, October 5th, 2017 | 2,809 views

Alex Gilvarry, a 5 under 35 nominee in 2014, launches his novel EASTMAN WAS HERE

Alex Gilvarry discusses his new novel Eastman Was Here, reading about Norman Mailer, and how the Vietnam war movies of his childhood scared him straight.

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Paul Yoon Launched The Mountain

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Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 | 2,829 views

Paul Yoon discusses THE MOUNTAIN, his latest story collection, at Greenlight Bookstore in Fort Greene Brooklyn with Katie Kitamura

Paul Yoon discusses his new story collection, The Mountain, writing with pushpins on a map, and trying to accomplish something during his fellowship.

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