Sunday 8/13: Svetlana Kitto leads an Oral History for Writers. Wendy’s Subway, 3 p.m., $100. Barbara Browning, Eloisa Amezcua, Jenn Baker, Camonghne Felix, Ariel Francisco, Gabe Habash, and Jess Rizkallah join the Dead Rabbits reading series. DTUT, 8 p.m., free. Monday 8/14: Amelia Gray, Lindsay Hunter, Samantha Hunt, Jac Jemc, and Sarah Rose Etter join […]
Monday 8/7: Editor Anne Margaret Daniel discusses and signs F. Scott Fitzgerald’s I’d Die For You: And Other Lost Stories. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Rhys Bowen discusses and signs On Her Majesty’s Frightfully Secret Service. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.
Welcome to This Week in Books, where we highlight books just released by small and independent presses. Books have always been a symbol for and means of spreading knowledge and wisdom, and they are an important part of our toolkit in fighting for social justice. If we’re going to move our national narrative away from […]
The Millions asked Rumpus co-owner Isaac Fitzgerald about his favorite books from 2014. He picked, among others, David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks, Ugly Girls by Lindsay Hunter and Saeed Jones’s latest collection of poetry. Read the reasoning behind Fitzgerald’s choices here.
Saturday 11/8: Brooklyn Comic Arts Festival. Mt. Carmel Church, 11 a.m., free. Elizabeth Lopeman reads Trans Europe Express (November 2014) about an American au pair considering abandoning her host family. BookCourt, 4 p.m., free. Peter Friedman, Rachel Nelson, Tommy Pico, Blythe Roberson, and Valerie Hsiung read at the What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been. […]
If you like your detectives hardboiled and your femmes fatale, you’ll dig Flavorwire’s list of ten essential neo-noir authors. From Dennis Lehane (author of Shutter Island and Mystic River) to Lindsay Hunter (the heir apparent to Mary Gaitskill’s throne), these writers incorporate elements of mystery and horror without letting the strictures of genre limit them. Our […]