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Tobias Carroll launches Reel with Jason Diamond


Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 | 6,436 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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Luc Sante Discusses The Other Paris with Jason Diamond


Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 | 12,741 views

Luc Sante and Jason Diamond discuss THE OTHER PARIS

Luc Sante discussed The Other Paris with Jason Diamond of Vol 1. Brooklyn at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn last week. Sante previously has written Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York, a portrait of the city. The Other Paris similarly explores Paris.

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You Should Probably Stay, Because You Never Can Say Goodbye


Thursday, November 20th, 2014 | 5,062 views

Sari Botton holds up Never Can Say Goodbye and Goodbye To All That

Last year, New York City’s literary community wondered if the city retained the magic of writerly mythology. For some, the question was never serious. For others, they had already left. The woman responsible for all of this sudden concern with place was Sari Botton, editor of the essay collection Goodbye to All That. Last December, Botton celebrated that book at Housing Works. The book had launched in October, leading to months long contemplation for many writers confronting their own debate as to whether they should stay or go.

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Kyle Minor Discusses Praying Drunk with Jason Diamond


Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 | 4,995 views

Kyle Minor discusses his new story collection, Praying Drunk, with Jason Diamond, editor of Vol 1 Brooklyn at Community Bookstore

Community Bookstore hosted a discussion between Kyle Minor and Vol 1 Brooklyn editor Jason Diamond. Minor’s story collection Praying Drunk (January 2014) has been more than a decade in the making and includes a novella. Diamond asked him about that and his future projects.

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