Posts Tagged: new york
Riding my bicycle over the Manhattan Bridge, I see the city, instead of scuttling beneath it. And it is beautiful. Parks. Markets. Blossoms. People. Dresses. Pavement. This city is alive and full of wonder and I am just one lost person in it, but I wouldn’t want to be lost anywhere else.
Saturday 11/14: Meredith Alling, Shuana Barbosa, Tia Clark, Jonathan Dixon, Noy Holland, Victoria Kornick, Katie Mayfield, and Javier Zamora celebrate the launch of No Tokens Journal Issue 4. BookCourt, 7 p.m., free.
Bernadette Mayer, Michael Ruby, and Sam Truitt celebrate Colors of a Lineup of Words: The Early Books of Bernadette Mayer....more
Segwick, Maine claims to be home to the world’s smallest bookstore. Pushcart Press Bookstore resides in a 9′ x 12′ building selling used books and Pushcart Press titles.
Australia’s capitol city is not known as a cultural center, but that might change for Canberra with the opening of Muse, a combination wine bar and bookstore....more
Saturday 8/15: Jonathan Weisman and Jefferey Bartsch discuss No. 4 Imperial Lane. BookCourt, 4 p.m., free.
Sunday 8/16: Stephanie Gray and Paolo Javier perform collaborative film narration, along with Harry Roseman. Queens Museum, 3 p.m., $8.
Monday 8/17: Gabriel Urza and Helen Phillips discuss their new novels....more
We are not just an entertainment industry city; there are artists and engineers and teachers and restaurateurs and civil servants and so many more people in the city who want more than to build a perfect body and network with all the right people.
If you’ve been curious about Robert Moses but put off by the sheer heft of volumes like The Power Broker, a forthcoming comic book rendering of the master builder’s reign is a fun new option. The book, titled Robert Moses, comes from a long French tradition of giving traditionally serious subjects the comic treatment....more
Among other quips, Willis offers that “on a long bus trip, the different between a tolerable ride and a miserable ride is having two seats to yourself....more