Darker Than Nostalgia: An Interview with Self-Portrait with Boy Author Rachel Lyon

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Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 | 4,056 views

Rachel Lyon, author of Self-Portrait with Boy, talks with Zach Graham about nostalgia for old New York, researching housing laws, ghosts, and gentrification.

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Bethany Ball Chats with Sarah Gerard

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Thursday, June 29th, 2017 | 3,298 views

Bethany Ball discusses WHAT TO DO ABOUT THE SOLOMONS with Sarah Gerard, author of THE SUNSHINE STATE at Books are magic

Bethany Ball talks about her novel What To Do About the Solomons, turning her MFA thesis into a novel, and writing about kibbutz life.

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Max Winter Discusses Exes with Editor Julie Buntin

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Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 | 2,299 views

Max Winter reads from his debut novel EXES

Max Winter discusses his debut novel, Exes, how learning to write is like an unpaid internship, and humor as a coping mechanism.

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Hala Alyan Discusses Salt Houses with Lauren Wein

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Thursday, May 11th, 2017 | 2,724 views

Hala Alyan discussing SALT HOUSES, her debut novel, at Center for Fiction

Hala Alyan discusses her debut novel, Salt Houses, feeling like an outsider, and convincing herself nobody would read her novel.

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Doree Shafrir Discusses Startup

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017 | 2,813 views

Isaac Fitzgerald talks to Doree Shafrir, author of STARTUP, a debut novel about the technology industry, at Powerhouse Archway in DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York

Former Gawker writer Doree Shafrir discusses her debut novel, Startup, explores the world she has worked within and written about, and talks about feeling old in the technology sector.

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Omar El Akkad Discussed American War with Emily St. John Mandel

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Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 | 2,994 views

Omar El Akkad discusses AMERICAN WAR with Emily St John Mandel, author of STATION ELEVEN

Omar El Akkad discusses his debut novel, American War, reporting on global conflicts, and limitations of an author’s own experience.

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Julie Buntin Reads Marlena with Kashana Cauley

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Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 | 2,958 views

Julie Buntin, author of MARLENA

Julie Buntin was at Powerhouse Bookstore to discuss Marlena, her debut novel about female friendship, and she discussed the midwest, wealth disparity, and female friendships.

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Elif Batuman discusses The Idiot with Michael Cunningham

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Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 | 2,617 views

Elif Batuman reads THE IDIOT at McNally Jackson Books

Elif Batuman discusses her debut novel The Idiot, the difference between objective and subjective writing, and the importance of editing.

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