Benjamin Moser and Porochista Khakpour discuss Clarice Lispector

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Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 | 6,249 views

Porochista Khakpour and Benjamin Moser discuss Clarice Lispector at WORD Brooklyn at an event sponsored by Vol 1 Brooklyn

Benjamin Moser has spent the last twelve years of his life immersed in the Brazilian author Clarice Lispector. He has written a biography of her, translated and edited her works, and most recently contributed to the The Complete Stories, translated by Katrina Dodson. He was at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn to discuss Lispector’s life and work along with the novelist Porochista Khakpour, at an event hosted by Vol 1 Brooklyn.

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Alexandra Kleeman Discusses You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine with Isaac Fitzgerald

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Monday, August 31st, 2015 | 4,766 views

Alexandra Kleeman reading from her debut novel YOU TOO CAN HAVE A BODY LIKE MINE at PowerHouse Arena

Alexandra Kleeman’s debut novel You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine has attracted widespread positive attention. The launch of the novel at PowerHouse Arena was a virtual who’s who of young literary Brooklyn with the audience including many of the summer’s other popular literary debut novelists. Kleeman was joined in conversation by Buzzfeed Books editor Isaac Fitzgerald.

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Jennifer Pashley Discusses The Scamp with Julia Fierro

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Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 | 2,649 views

Jennifer Pashley reads THE SCAMP at WORD Brooklyn

Jennifer Pashley was at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn to discuss her novel, The Scamp. The book explores small town, post-industrial America through the eyes of two women. Rayelle is trying to escape her life, and signs on to help investigate the disappearance of women in the area. Khaki has a darker, more troubling past–she’s responsible for the disappearing women. Pashley discussed the novel with Julia Fierro, founder of the Sackett Street Writers Workshop and author of Cutting Teeth.

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Helen Phillips Discusses The Beautiful Bureaucrat with Jenny Offill

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Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 | 2,611 views

Helen Phillips and Jenny Offill discuss THE BEAUITFUL BUREAUCRAT at McNally Jackson Books in Manhattan

Helen Phillips was at McNally Jackson books discussing her debut adult novel The Beautiful Bureaucrat with Jenny Offill, author of Dept. of Speculation. Phillips previously published the short story collection And Yet They Were Happy, as well as a children’s adventure book Where the Sunbeams are Green.

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Kathleen Alcott Discusses Infinite Home with Valeria Luiselli

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Thursday, August 6th, 2015 | 2,828 views

Kathleen Alcott launched INFINITE HOME with Valerie Luiselli at Powerhouse Arena

Kathleen Alcott launched her latest novel, Infinite Home, at Powerhouse Arena in Brooklyn. She discussed the book with writer Valerie Luiselli. The novel focuses on the assorted residents of a Brooklyn brownstone.

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Alexis Coe Discusses Alice + Freda Forever With Margaret Eby

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Friday, July 31st, 2015 | 2,494 views

Alexis Coe and Margaret Eby discuss Alice + Freda Forever

Alice + Freda Forever is a true-crime story set in 1892 Memphis, Tennessee. The teenage murderer provided a shocking sensation at the dawn of yellow journalism. Alexis Coe discussed her book with Margaret Eby at Community Bookstore, sponsored by Vol. 1 Brooklyn.

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Stephanie Kallos reads Language Arts

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Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 | 1,877 views

Stephanie Kallos, author of the novel LANGUAGE ARTS

Stephanie Kallos was at Powerhouse Arena to read from her latest novel Language Arts and discuss the book with voice actor Tavia Gilbert and editor Lauren Wein. The book follows Seattle area high school English teacher Charles Marlow, a man who loves puzzles and language arts.

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Julia Pierpont Discusses Among the Ten Thousand Things with J. Courtney Sullivan

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Monday, July 20th, 2015 | 3,852 views

Julia Pierpont talks with J Courtney Sullivan about Among the Ten Thousand Things at McNally Jackson Books

Julia Pierpont launched her debut novel Among the Ten Thousand Things with an over capacity crowd at McNally Jackson Books. She was joined by J. Courtney Sullivan in conversation. Among the Ten Thousand Things begins with a letter from a scorned lover confessing to the wife of her lover of the infidelity. Instead, the letter is found by the children, Kay and Simon. The wife already knew. From here, Among the Ten Thousand Things launches a portrait of a family living in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Jack, the unfaithful husband, is a famous artist. Deb, the cuckolded wife, a dance instructor. Kay, the precocious daughter, writes Seinfeld fanfiction.

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