Saturday 5/20: Mohammad Rabie and Mona Kareem discuss Otared: Arabic Dystopian Fiction. McNally Jackson Books, 7 p.m., free. Vivien Goldman and Sarada Rauch join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 5/21: Tobias Carroll, Julia Strayer, Bruna Dantas Lobato, M’Bilia Meekers, and Piper Weiss join the Pigeon Pages reading series. POWERHOUSE Archway, 5 […]
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Saturday 4/15: Protest in support of releasing Donald Trump’s tax returns. Bryant Park, 1 p.m., free. Thom Donovan and Marissa Perel join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5. Sunday 4/16: Tongo Eisen-Martin, Mahogany Browne, and Jive Poetic read poetry. Berl’s Poetry Shop, 3 p.m., free.
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We asked nineteen authors what books they’d suggest as recommended reading in light of America’s new political reality.
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This week, VICE’s 2016 Fiction Issue is out, with work from exciting voices like Ottessa Moshfegh, Rachel Cusk, Roxane Gay, and more. This year’s fiction issue, like the magazine itself, is an engaging, diverse, and sometimes in-your-face read with topics ranging from smart cars to campus rape, love triangles to the meaning of life. One […]
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Charles Bock discusses his new novel,
Alice & Oliver, the challenges of writing from experience, and how art and life can mirror one another. ...more
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The Rumpus Book Club chats with Rick Moody about his new book
Hotels of North America, unreliable narrators, hotel porn, how titles are uncopyrightable, and Internet comment sections. ...more
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Charles Bock’s “Beautiful Children” comes out in paperback today with a new cover by rock and roll poster legend Chuck Sperry. Bock and Sperry have also created their own adult comic book that they will be giving out at Bock’s readings across the country, along with posters by Guy Burwell. Click here for more information. […]