Posts Tagged: Gothamist

Notable NYC: 11/4–11/10

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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This Week in Indie Bookstores

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One of the missing Hong Kong booksellers has been returned, and gave a speech warning about the power of China’s central government and the waning independence of Hong Kong. Tiny, the cat that lives in Brooklyn’s Community Bookstore, had a big adventure in the city—he disappeared, causing panic among the store’s employees, before deciding to […]

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Sylvia Plath’s Earliest Works

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Gothamist was recently given permission to share some of Sylvia Plath’s earliest manuscripts in a video on their website. The manuscripts, which include drawings, some of her favorite poems, and her own original poetry, are held in a private collection at the New York Public Library and are only accessible by researchers who make an […]

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Internet Fame Won’t Sell Your Books

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Internet fame probably won’t sell your book, says Jami Attenberg, an author who garnered 50,000 pageviews one day after her bicycle was stolen. Writing for Buzzfeed, Attenberg explains how she set up a sting operation to get back her stolen bike after finding it listed on Craigslist. The story garnered momentary attention from local news […]

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