When your world is upended, how do you react? Who do you become? New York Times columnists, illustrator Julia Rothman and writer Shaina Feinberg, seek answers to these questions and more in this gorgeously illustrated collection of sometimes heartbreaking, always illuminating first-person stories.
BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL BOOKEND Book Launch: The Shining by Dorothea Lasky in reading and conversation with Heidi Julavits
OFFICIAL BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL BOOKENDS EVENT — Dorothea Lasky at POWERHOUSE Arena for the launch of The Shining from Wave Books!
In What Just Happened, Richard Hell’s new poems are interspersed with images created for the book by Christopher Wool. Hell’s 2019 valedictory of an essay, “Falling Asleep,” which asserts his dreamy conclusions regarding the nature of reality, and “Chronicle,” a list drawn from his recent years’ notebooks, complete the collection.
Book Launch: Project UnLonely: Healing Our Crisis of Disconnection by Jeremy Nobel MD in conversation with Danielle Ofri
Insight into our new world of loneliness that offers solace, hope, and solutions.
A sweeping behind-the-scenes look at the last four turbulent decades of “the paper of record,” The New York Times, as it confronted world-changing events, internal scandals, and faced the existential threat of the internet.
Join us for the launch of GENTLE CHAOS, the debut from TikTok sensation Tyler Gaca, a.k.a. Ghosthoney.
This stunning package offers a rich, intimate, and highly entertaining look at the remarkable life and work of the television pioneer, the First Lady of Comedy, the legend, Lucille Ball—AKA Lucy.
Join POWERHOUSE Arena for our new BOOK CLUB! This month, we are reading The Fraud: A Novel by Zadie Smith. Whether you’re seeking motivation to start a fresh read, eager to connect with fellow book enthusiasts, or itching to discuss your most controversial takes on this book, this Book Club is for you!
In the tradition of Anthony Bourdain and Emily Witt, celebrated burlesque performer, sex educator, and social worker Fancy Feast gives readers a backstage pass to the nightlife and sex industries, examining our culture’s hang-ups and obsessions with bodies, desire, and even love.
Charles Perrault’s Bluebeard gets a feminist gothic makeover in this subversive take on the famous French fairy tale—from the filmmaker behind the cult film, The Love Witch, and for fans of Jane Eyre.
CRITICAL: Readings from Lynne Tillman, Joshua Cohen, Christian Lorentzen, Darryl Pinckney, Fiona Alison Duncan and Audrey Wollen
CRITICAL is a unique, must see reading featuring six of America’s best writers in a configuration that has never been seen and never will be seen again.
The wildly popular email newsletter that has been described as an “internet sensation” (The New York Times) and “the coolest book club on the internet” (Fast Company) is breathing new life into Bram Stoker’s classic vampire novel. Now, the internet phenomenon can be experienced in this deluxe hardcover book that includes hilarious commentary and artwork from Dracula Daily readers.
Oscillating between existential enormity and the “tiny electronic mess” of the self, Continuum telescopes temporal vastness into sharp utterance. Keenly perceptive and sonically incantatory, Continuum follows the porous “I” across elastic thresholds of past, present, and future, emphasizing and exalting spontaneous movements in day-to-day consciousness.
Book Talk: A Walk Across Dirty Water and Straight Into Murderer's Row: A Memoir by Eugene S. Robinson in conversation with Lydia Lunch
A rollicking no-holds barred memoir from journalist and musician Eugene S. Robinson that takes readers along through the story of his life.
The first authorized visual record of one of New York’s greatest bands.
Join The Neighborhood: An Urban Center for Jewish Life and Jewish Book Council for a conversation between Peter Orner (“Still No Word From You”) and Sara Lippmann (“Lech”) about memory, inherited memory, and the persistent coexistence of past and present in the Jewish literary imagination. The discussion will be moderated by Melissa Kirsch, deputy editor at “The New York Times.”
Author and New Yorker cartoonist Lila Ash’s vulnerable and funny graphic memoir about her attempts to decode her life’s relationships through the lens of her recovering codependency.
One man’s search to answer the ultimate question in sports: Why is hockey so incredibly awesome?
Join us to celebrate the launch of this much anticipated memoir from legendary thinker and writer McKenzie Wark.
Book Launch: Kind Mirrors, Ugly Ghosts by Claire Donato in conversation with Molly Soda and Megan Boyle
The first major book from a longtime legend in underground literature; known by citation and word of mouth, but only now emerging with a work that will earn a broad audience.
From TikTok phenomenon Whitney Hanson, a brand-new collection of poems exploring the cadences of love, loss, grief, and healing.
From the New York Times bestselling author who inspired the hit Netflix series about a struggling mother barely making ends meet as a housecleaner—a gripping memoir about college, motherhood, poverty, and life after Maid.
Monica McClure’s second collection, The Gone Thing, excavates inheritances—historical, cultural, familial, and economic—as it alternates between magnified and microscopic views of American life.
Join POWERHOUSE Arena for the launch of k.d. lang’s Ingénue (33 1/3) by Joanna McNaney Stein
A “fascinating, terrifying” (JJ Abrams) cautionary tale about the destructive power of AI—an autobiographical thriller written in verse by an AI itself, with context from top writers and scientists, articulating the dangers of its disturbing vision for the future.
Come join POWERHOUSE Arena for a poetry reading with authors India Lena González, Natasha Rao, Tiffany Troy, Wo Chan, and imogen xtian smith
ARCHWAY EDITIONS is proud to present the launch of the instant classic memoir by Blake Butler.
Meet Elias Brynn Mrdok, known simply as Mrdok, a self-made billionaire who has everything he wants and needs, and often, a bit too much of it. What Mrdok doesn’t have yet is his own private island.
From the author of The Blondes comes a twisted, darkly humorous story about a woman’s attempted murder, her lost memories, and the old friends who try to put her back together―or finish her off for good.
When a catastrophic wildfire suddenly rips through a woman’s hometown, she thinks she is lucky to have survived…until she finds a dead woman in her driveway, clutching a piece of paper with her name on it….
U.S. BOOK LAUNCH: SCATTERSHOT by Bernie Taupin
Cook Book Launch: Portico by Leah Koenig in conversation with Deb Perelman
Book Launch: Trouble the Living by Francesca McDonnell Capossela in Conversation with Thomas Grattan
Life Among the Aryans by Ishmael Reed
The Apology by Jimin Han in conversation with Lisa Ko
Book Launch: The Gospel of the Hold Steady w/ Isaac Fitzgerald
Casual Encountersz featuring Sam Lipsyte, Sarah Wang, Loré Yessuff, Tracy O’Neill and Jessica Denzer
Three Way Launch! Paul Tremblay, Angel Luis Colon, and Robert Levy
Book Launch: The Madwomen of Paris by Jennifer Cody Epstein in conversation with Joanna Hershon
Book Launch: An American Cannabis Story by David Goodman in conversation with Danny Danko
Book Launch: The Daughter Ship by Boo Trundle in conversation with Lauren Weinstein