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Jul 23, 2021
Founded in October 2009 by Rebecca Fitting and Jessica Stockton Bagnulo, Greenlight Bookstore is an independent bookstore in Brooklyn, New York. Combining the best traditions of the neighborhood bookstore with carefully curated, community-minded events, Greenlight has earned a reputation as a literary destination. Greenlight has continued to serve its community during the COVID-19 pandemic with […]
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Jul 01, 2021
This summer, Lit Hub and Wine Access will present a new series of live virtual events with authors discussing their books and the perfect wines to pair with them. To kick off the series, we hosted a discussion between Wine Access’s Head of Wine, Vanessa Conlin MW, with Victoria James, sommelier and author of the […]
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Jun 17, 2021
Trailblazing authors Kaitlyn Greenidge (Libertie), Brandon Hobson (The Removed), Elissa Washuta (White Magic), and Dani Putney (Salamat sa Intersectionality) join the Virtual Franklin Park Reading Series for a multi-genre event hosted by Marae Hart. The Virtual Franklin Park Reading Series is an online event series from the producers of the long-running, Crown Heights, Brooklyn-based Franklin […]
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Jun 09, 2021
This episode of the Virtual Franklin Park Reading Series showcases new work by acclaimed authors Hala Alyan (The Arsonists’ City), Te-Ping Chen (Land of Big Numbers), Joshua Mohr (Model Citizen), and Thomas Grattan (The Recent East). Through gripping fiction and poignant memoir, the readers explore urgent issues—immigration, addiction, generational conflict, political upheaval, and more. Hosted […]
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Jun 02, 2021
The Hay Festival launches its 34th spring edition, broadcasting for free online from Hay-on-Wye to the world 26 May–6 June. Over 12 days, more than 200 acclaimed writers, global policy makers, historians, poets, pioneers and innovators join together to inspire, examine, and entertain in events for all ages. All events are closed-captioned and available to […]
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Jun 01, 2021
The Hay Festival launches its 34th spring edition, broadcasting for free online from Hay-on-Wye to the world 26 May–6 June. Over 12 days, more than 200 acclaimed writers, global policy makers, historians, poets, pioneers and innovators join together to inspire, examine, and entertain in events for all ages. All events are closed-captioned and available to […]
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May 28, 2021
The Hay Festival launches its 34th spring edition, broadcasting for free online from Hay-on-Wye to the world May 26 to June 6. Over 12 days, more than 200 acclaimed writers, global policy makers, historians, poets, pioneers and innovators join together to inspire, examine, and entertain in events for all ages. All events are closed-captioned and […]
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May 18, 2021
On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Lilly Dancyger, who recently published, Negative Space, with the Santa Fe Writers Project. The book is a reported memoir, through which Dancyger makes sense of her own life and choices by excavating the story of her late father, an artist who struggled with […]
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Dec 04, 2020

The Hay Festival, now in its 21st year, brings writers and readers together in a free digital space of thoughtful conversation, storytelling, comedy, and family fun. This year, the Festival has been streamed live with a star-studded line-up of speakers and performers, and is currently available for public viewing. From assessing the cultural impact of Marvel’s […]

The post WATCH: Candice Brathwaite, Charlie Brinkhurst Cuff, and Elisabeth Fapuro in Conversation first appeared on Literary Hub.

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Dec 03, 2020

The Hay Festival, now in its 21st year, brings writers and readers together in a free digital space of thoughtful conversation, storytelling, comedy, and family fun. This year, the Festival has been streamed live with a star-studded line-up of speakers and performers, and is currently available for public viewing. Below, Helen Macdonald, author of the widely-acclaimed […]

The post WATCH: Helen Macdonald, James Rebanks, and Andy Fryers in Conversation first appeared on Literary Hub.

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Dec 02, 2020

The Hay Festival, now in its 21st year, brings writers and readers together in a free digital space of thoughtful conversation, storytelling, comedy, and family fun. This year, the Festival has been streamed live with a star-studded line-up of speakers and performers, and is currently available for public viewing. Below, poet Robert Macfarlane joins artist and […]

The post WATCH: Robert Macfarlane, Jackie Morris, and Nicola Davies in Conversation first appeared on Literary Hub.

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Dec 02, 2020

Click below to watch the first virtual meeting of the Alta California Book Club, which Books Editor of Alta Journal David Ulin describes as: an opportunity for us to rethink the book club as a kind of ongoing process involving events, involving posts and interviews and discussions on the Alta website, and to really think about […]

The post WATCH: Novelist C Pam Zhang in Conversation with John Freeman first appeared on Literary Hub.

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Dec 02, 2020

The Hay Festival, now in its 21st year, brings writers and readers together in a free digital space of thoughtful conversation, storytelling, comedy, and family fun. This year, the Festival has been streamed live with a star-studded line-up of speakers and performers, and is currently available for public viewing. Below, Lee Child, a judge for the […]

The post WATCH: Lee Child and Heather Martin at the Hay Festival Winter Weekend first appeared on Literary Hub.

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Dec 01, 2020

The Hay Festival, now in its 21st year, brings writers and readers together in a free digital space of thoughtful conversation, storytelling, comedy, and family fun. This year, the Festival has been streamed live with a star-studded line-up of speakers and performers, and is currently available for public viewing. Below, Douglas Stuart is in conversation with […]

The post WATCH: Douglas Stuart at the Hay Festival Winter Weekend first appeared on Literary Hub.

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Oct 09, 2020

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Maggie Smith, whose inspirational memoir, Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change, is published by Atria/One Signal Publishers. In the book, Smith intersperses bits of memoir — about moving forward after divorce, and other very personal shifts — among motivational bits from her […]

The post Personal Space: Maggie Smith on Her Shift in Artistic Practice first appeared on Literary Hub.

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Sep 16, 2020
Riverhead Books presents a group reading of Blake Butler’s Alice Knott featuring Laura Van Den Berg, Elizabeth McCracken, Amber Tamblyn, Lydia Yuknavitch, John Darnielle, Amber Sparks, Catherine Lacey, and others. Enjoy! * Alice Knott is both exploration of the meaning of art and the lasting afterlife of trauma, and deeply humane portrait of a woman […]
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Aug 03, 2020
On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Morgan Jerkins, author of Wandering in Strange Lands: A Daughter of the Great Migration Reclaims Her Roots, published by Harper. In this fascinating historical memoir, Jerkins explores her identity and heritage by tracing her ancestors’ paths out of the south during “The Great […]
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Jul 31, 2020
On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Laura Lippman, author of My Life as a Villainess, published by William Morrow. In this wry essay collection she writes movingly about becoming a mom in her fifties, choices she made in her career as a journalist and a bestselling crime novelist, the […]
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Jun 26, 2020
Featuring the good news and the bad news from the week in books, the big titles everyone is talking about, the best reviewed books, adaptation news, and more… From Book Marks editors Dan Sheehan and Katie Yee. Discussed in this episode: · Upcoming novels from George R. R. Martin and Don DeLillo · The ghost in Katie’s […]
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Jun 19, 2020
Lorene Cary is the author of the memoir Black Ice, three novels, a book for young readers, and a play, My General Tubman. Her one-act opera and memoir, Ladysitting, explores the author’s relationship and time spent with her grandmother Nana, a fierce and independent woman who managed a business until she was 100, and the […]
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