virtual events

 

Middle Grade Fall Lit Camp 2021

Middle Grade Fall Lit Camp 2021

Discover new books and get the chance to virtually meet with authors around the world from New York to the UK!

Book Launch: The Impossible Art: Adventures in Opera by Matthew Aucoin in conversation with Sarah Ruhl

Book Launch: The Impossible Art: Adventures in Opera by Matthew Aucoin in conversation with Sarah Ruhl

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A user’s guide to opera—Matthew Aucoin, “the most promising operatic talent in a generation” (The New York Times Magazine), describes the creation of his groundbreaking new work, Eurydice, and shares his reflections on the past, present, and future of opera.

Virtual Book Launch: Creative Types by Tom Bissell in conversation with Adrienne Miller

Virtual Book Launch: Creative Types by Tom Bissell in conversation with Adrienne Miller

Tom Bissell vividly renders the complex worlds of characters on the brink of artistic and personal crisis–writers, actors, and other creative types who see things slightly differently from the rest of us. Surreal, poignant, squirmingly awkward–and always just a little bit off–this collection is a brilliant new offering from one of the most versatile and talented writers in America today.

Book Launch: Brown Girls by Daphne Palasi Andreades

Book Launch: Brown Girls by Daphne Palasi Andreades

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A blazingly original debut novel about a group of friends and their immigrant families from Queens, New York—a tenderly observed, fiercely poetic love letter to a modern generation of brown girls.

Book Launch: Hades, Argentina by Daniel Loedel

Book Launch: Hades, Argentina by Daniel Loedel

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In Hades, Argentina, Daniel Loedel masterfully captures the intricacies of how political violence, betrayal, and devotion can shape both an individual and a country.

Book Launch: High-Risk Homosexual by Edgar Gomez

Book Launch: High-Risk Homosexual by Edgar Gomez

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Gomez’s witty memoir follows a touching and often hilarious spiralic path to embracing his gay, Latinx identity against a culture of machismo—from his uncle’s cockfighting ring in Nicaragua to cities across the U.S.—and the bath houses, night clubs, and drag queens who helped him redefine pride.

Book Launch: The Hard Sell by Evan Hughes

Book Launch: The Hard Sell by Evan Hughes

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National Magazine Award–finalist Evan Hughes lays bare the pharma playbook. He draws on unprecedented access to insiders of the Insys saga, from top executives to foot soldiers, from the patients and staff of far-flung clinics to the Boston investigators who treated the case as a drug-trafficking conspiracy, flipping cooperators and closing in on the key players.

Book Launch: SWEAT: A History of Exercise by Bill Hayes

Book Launch: SWEAT: A History of Exercise by Bill Hayes

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Telling the story of this modern obsession—a form of physical activity distinct from sports, play, or athletics that today includes fancy workout gear and fads from HIIT to spin classes to hot yoga—along with its ancient origins, SWEAT draws on Hayes’s personal experience—running, swimming, spinning, walking, biking, boxing, lifting, wrestling (as Plato did), sweating, and downward-dogging his way through the origins of different forms of exercise to explore the cultural and scientific history of why and how we exercise, and indeed how the human body works.

Book Launch: A Novel Obsession by Caitlin Barasch

Book Launch: A Novel Obsession by Caitlin Barasch

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A wry and bold debut novel, A Novel Obsession is an edgy and humorous catastrophe waiting to happen when an aspiring novelist finds herself stalking—and then writing about—her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend.