Mila Jaroniec Launched Plastic Vodka Bottle Sleepover with Chloe Caldwell

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Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 | 1,335 views

Mila Jaroniec reads PLASTIC VODKA BOTTLE SLEEPOVER at POwerhouse Books in Brooklyn

Mila Jaroniec was back in Brooklyn last week for the launch of her debut novel Plastic Vodka Bottle Sleepover. The novel employs a fractured story about an unnamed female narrator. Jaroniec spoke with Chloe Caldwell, author of the essay collection I’ll You in Person, at Powerhouse Books.

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Schrodinger’s Racists

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Monday, November 21st, 2016 | 2,375 views

The first time it happened, I was in the first grade. My family is Catholic, and on Sundays we attended mass. Afterwards, I went to my CCD class—religious education, for the non-Catholics—for an hour. In each class, we read a Bible passage and discussed its meaning and waited impatiently to run into the hall to get cookies afterwards.

One Sunday, I was the last child packing my bag at the end of class. My teacher sat at her desk. Apropos of nothing, she said, “My brother was killed in Vietnam.”

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Sonya Chung Discussed The Loved Ones With Camille Bromley

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Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 | 1,485 views

Sonya Chung discusses THE LOVED ONES with Camille Bromley of Harpers at BookCulture in Manhattan

Sonya Chung was at BookCulture in Manhattan to discuss her novel The Loved Ones with Harper’s magazine editor Camille Bromley. The Loved Ones is Chung’s second novel published through independent press Relegation Books.

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Brit Bennett Discusses The Mothers with Angela Flournoy

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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 | 1,362 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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David Szalay discusses All That Man Is

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Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 | 1,773 views

David Szalay reads from ALL THAT MAN IS at McNally Jackson Books

David Szalay was read from his novel All That Man Is, a narrative that spans the perspectives of nine men over the course of nine months. He discussed the novel with Fiona McCrae, publisher at Graywolf Press.

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

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Monday, October 24th, 2016 | 2,498 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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Reading Series Census: Live Literature at Montclair State

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Thursday, October 20th, 2016 | 2,504 views

Live Literature at Montclair State

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 official name is Live Literature at Montclair State University, but most people just call it Live Lit. The significance of the name is that college students who have been used to only thinking of literature as text, as something on the page, have an opportunity to think of it as multidimensional and interact with writers directly.

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Tobias Carroll launches Reel with Jason Diamond

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Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | 2,579 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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