Yuri Herrera Discussed Kingdom Cons with Isaac Fitzgerald

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Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 | 2,792 views

Yuri Herrera and Isaac Fitzgerald discuss KINGDOM CONS at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn

Yuri Herrera discussed his newly translated novel Kingdom Cons, what is lost in translation, and his fascination with politicians.

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Doree Shafrir Discusses Startup

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Thursday, May 4th, 2017 | 2,819 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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Jesse Ball Faces Isaac Fitzgerald in Epic Backgammon Match

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Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 | 2,860 views

Jesse Ball, author of HOW TO SET A FIRE AND WHY reads at BookCourt in Brooklyn

Backgammon boards were set up throughout BookCourt, the Brooklyn bookstore more commonly known for hosting literary events than board game bouts. But Jesse Ball, author motr than a dozen other books, was set to face off against Isaac Fitzgerald, Buzzfeed Books editor, while discussing his latest novel How to Set a Fire and Why.

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Manuel Gonzales Discussed The Regional Office is Under Attack with Isaac Fitzgerald

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Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 | 5,721 views

Manuel Gonzales discussed his new novel The Regional Office is Under Attack with BuzzFeed Books Editor Isaac Fitzgerald at BookCourt last week. The novel centers around a coterie of deadly assassins, all women, and the plot against their organization known as the Regional Office.

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Kristopher Jansma reads Why We Came to the City with Isaac Fitzgerald

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Thursday, February 25th, 2016 | 6,211 views

Kristopher Jansma reads WHY WE CAME TO THE CITY at Community Bookstore in Park Slope brooklyn

Kristopher Jansma’s debut novel, The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards explored the competition and jealousy of two close friends during their formative years. His latest novel, Why We Came to the City, dives into the complications of a group of friends as their relationships mature, and perhaps even, outgrow each other. He was joined by Isaac Fitzgerald, books editor at BuzzFeed, to discuss the novel at Community Bookstore in Brooklyn.

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Sigal Samuel Discusses The Mystics of Mile End with Isaac Fitzgerald

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Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 | 7,927 views

Sigal Samuel talks with Isaac Fitzgerald about her debut novel THE MYSTICS OF MILE END

Sigal Samuel, a playwright and journalist, released her debut novel, The Mystics of Mile End earlier this month. She spoke with Buzzfeed’s Isaac Fitzgerald at Community Bookstore.

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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 | 5,496 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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IRL Friends, Doing Their Best

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Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 | 5,611 views

reading series founders Bijan Stephen and Alanna Okun

Meet Bijan Stephen and Alanna Okun.

For those not in the know, Alanna and Bijan are a pretty big deal. Alanna is a senior editor at BuzzFeed; she has appeared on The TODAY Show, Good Morning, America!, The Katie Couric Show, NBC’s Nightly News, and NPR; her writing has appeared in Billfold, Architizer, and Side B, et cetera. Bijan is an associate editor at The New Republic; his work has appeared in The Paris Review, Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal, N+1, VICE, and The New Inquiry; he’s a writer for Rusty Foster’s cult TinyLetter Today in Tabs (subscribe, for real tho), and also happens to be Ta-Nehisi Coates’s twitter-son.

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