Brit Bennett Discusses The Mothers with Angela Flournoy

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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 | 1,230 views

Britt Bennett and Angela Flournoy discuss THE MOTHERS at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn

Britt Bennett discussed her debut novel, The Mothers, about a young girl dealing with recent suicide of her mother. She was joined at Greenlight Bookstore by Angela Flournoy, author of The Turner House.

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Reading Series Census: The Miss Manhattan Non-Fiction Reading Series

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Monday, October 24th, 2016 | 1,876 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 Miss Manhattan Non-Fiction Reading Series

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Tobias Carroll launches Reel with Jason Diamond

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Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | 1,956 views

Jason Diamond and Tobias Carroll discuss REEL, Carroll's debut novel, and TRANSITORY, his collection of short stories

Tobias Carroll has been very busy. In August, he released a short story collection, Transitory. Last week he launched his debut novel, Reel. Carroll was at Community Bookstore in Park Slope to discuss the novel with Jason Diamond. The two are close friends and together they built literary web magazine Vol 1 Brooklyn into a powerhouse of culture.

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D. Foy Launches Patricide

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Monday, October 17th, 2016 | 2,726 views

D. Foy reads from his second novel, PATRICIDE, at BookCourt in Brooklyn

D. Foy launched his latest novel, Patricide at BookCourt and Vol 1 Brooklyn sponsored a discussion with authors Mira Jacob, Will Chancellor, and Elizabeth Crane. Tobias Carroll moderated the group.

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Helen Garner reads Everywhere I Look with Ben Lerner

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Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 | 2,268 views

Helen Garner and Ben Lerner discuss Garner's essay collection EVERYWHERE I LOOK at McNally Jackson Books

Helen Garner read from her latest book of essays, Everywhere I Look, a collection that spans ten years of writing and various subjects. She spoke about writing essays and writing her previous books with Ben Lerner, author of The Hatred of Poetry.

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Lev Grossman discusses Warp with Dana Schwartz

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Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 | 2,266 views

Dana Schwartz discusses Lev Grossman's novel WARP, the first novel THE MAGICIANS author published, newly re-released.

Lev Grossman spent the last decade crafting a universe filled with multiple worlds and the magic of wizards. But before he wrote The Magicians, he published a short novel titled Warp, about a depressed man obsessed with a love of science fiction and video games. With the success of The Magicians series, St. Martin’s Press re-released the debut novel with a new introduction. He was at Greenlight Bookstore to discuss the book with Dana Schwartz, a New York Observer Arts and Entertainment writer. Her debut novel And We’re Off is due out in the spring, followed by a memoir next fall.

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Alexandra Kleeman Launched Intimations with Alex Gilvarry

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Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 | 2,122 views

Alexandra Kleeman, author of the story collection IMITATIONS and the novel YOU TOO CAN HAVE A BODY LIKE MINE, talks with Alex Gilvarry, author of FROM THE MEMOIRS OF A NONENEMY COMBATANT at McNally Jackson Books in Manhattan

Alexandra Kleeman, author of the novel You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine, launched her first collection of short stories, Intimations, at McNally Jackson Books in Manhattan. She was joined in discussion of the collection by her husband, Alex Gilvarry, author of the novel From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant.

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Imbolo Mbue Launches Behold the Dreamers with Patrice Ngangan

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Thursday, September 15th, 2016 | 2,079 views

Imbolo Imbue reading her debut novel BEHOLD THE DREAMERS

Imbolo Imbue launched her debut novel Behold the Dreamers at Powerhouse Books with a discussion with Cameroonian author Patrice Ngangang. The novel explores immigration and class as it follows the lives of a Ghanaian immigrant in Harlem, New York working for a wealthy family during the great banking crisis.

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