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Thomas R. Pryor Presents New Memoir at Barnes & Noble in Manhattan Tonight Thomas R. Pryor Presents New Memoir at Barnes & Noble in Manhattan Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2014

Back in the 1960s in Thomas R. Pryor's working class neighborhood on the Upper East Side, Devil Dogs were a nickel, hydrants were often open, and the game called Ringalario let boys put their arms around girls for the first time. Nuns slugged you for humming baseball beer jingles in class. Junkies s... (more...)
David Hyde Pierce, Liev Shreiber and More to Perform Works by E.B. White at Symphony Space Next Month David Hyde Pierce, Liev Shreiber and More to Perform Works by E.B. White at Symphony Space Next Month
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2014

Next month, David Hyde Pierce, Liev Schreiber, Jane Curtin and Michael Potts will lead a cast of Broadway and Hollywood actors to perform the work of E.B. White, beloved writer whose humorous and poignant stories and poetry include Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little. The event will be held at the Pet... (more...)
Pen Parentis Literary Salon Presents Free-Ranging Geniuses Tonight Pen Parentis Literary Salon Presents Free-Ranging Geniuses Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 14, 2014

The Pen Parentis Literary Salon welcomes four celebrated authors whose brilliance knows no bounds. These spectacular writers--who are also parents--range across genre: fiction to memoir, poetry, screenplays and theater. Featuring Nick Flynn, author of, most recently, The Replacements, and Another Bu... (more...)
Boog City's to Host 2014 NYC Small Presses Night, 11/20 Boog City's to Host 2014 NYC Small Presses Night, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2014

Boog City presents 'd.a. levy lives: celebrating renegade presses', its 12th Annual New York City Small Presses Night, on Thurs. Nov. 20, 6:00 p.m. sharp. Free! Book fair: 5:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m., 7:45 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Sidewalk Cafe, 94 Ave. A (at E. 6th St.), NYC.... (more...)
Strand Book Store Hosts Spooky Book Swap and Costume Contest Today Strand Book Store Hosts Spooky Book Swap and Costume Contest Today
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2014

Today, October 10th, Strand Book Store + CoverSpy partner to present an awesome book swap + costume contest. Kate Gavino of Last Night's Reading will be our artist in residence and do portraits for attendees. We'll have wine + treats as part of admission, including: Sigmund's pretzels, Billy's Baker... (more...)
Strand Book Store to Host Spooky Book Swap and Costume Contest, 10/10 Strand Book Store to Host Spooky Book Swap and Costume Contest, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - October 03, 2014

On October 10th, Strand Book Store + CoverSpy partner to present an awesome book swap + costume contest. Kate Gavino of Last Night's Reading will be our artist in residence and do portraits for attendees. We'll have wine + treats as part of admission, including: Sigmund's pretzels, Billy's Bakery cu... (more...)
Critic John Lahr Talks Tennessee Williams Biography at The Players Tonight Critic John Lahr Talks Tennessee Williams Biography at The Players Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 24, 2014

The Shakespeare Guild's 2014-15 season will open with a conversation that will launch the U.S. author tour for a biography that actress Helen Mirren calls 'a masterpiece about a genius.' Only John Lahr, she says, 'with his perceptions about the theater, about writers, about poetry, and about people,... (more...)
Critic John Lahr to Talk Tennessee Williams Biography at The Players This Month Critic John Lahr to Talk Tennessee Williams Biography at The Players This Month
by BWW News Desk - September 08, 2014

The Shakespeare Guild's 2014-15 season will open with a conversation that will launch the U.S. author tour for a biography that actress Helen Mirren calls 'a masterpiece about a genius.' Only John Lahr, she says, 'with his perceptions about the theater, about writers, about poetry, and about people,... (more...)
Mystery Novelists Chelsea Cain and Megan Abbott Set for the Strand, 9/8 Mystery Novelists Chelsea Cain and Megan Abbott Set for the Strand, 9/8
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2014

Two of America's most critically acclaimed thriller and mystery novelists, Chelsea Cain and Megan Abbott, will discuss their most recent works at Strand Book Store on Monday, September 8th at 7pm.... (more...)
Workshops, Readings, Book Clubs, Concerts and More Set for La Casa Azul Bookstore, Aug 2014 Workshops, Readings, Book Clubs, Concerts and More Set for La Casa Azul Bookstore, Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2014

La Casa Azul Bookstore has released the program schedule for August 2014. The events include workshops, readings, book clubs, and the summer concert series! Scroll down for details.... (more...)
La Casa Azul Bookstore Launches Book Drive for Unaccompanied Latin American Minors in NYC Area Today La Casa Azul Bookstore Launches Book Drive for Unaccompanied Latin American Minors in NYC Area Today
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2014

La Casa Azul Bookstore, in collaboration with the Unaccompanied Latin American Minor Project (U-LAMP) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice/Safe Passage Project is launching a book drive for children who were apprehended and detained at the Mexico-US border and are currently in deportation proceed... (more...)
Photo Flash: Carl Unegbu Visits COMEDY UNDER ATTACK Book Signing in Harlem Photo Flash: Carl Unegbu Visits COMEDY UNDER ATTACK Book Signing in Harlem
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2014

Comedybeat.com managing editor Carl Unegbu recently visited Harlem's Sisters Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center, where he presented a reading and signing event for his recently published book 'Comedy Under Attack: The Golden Age & the Headwinds.' Scroll down for photos!... (more...)
La Casa Azul Bookstore Launches Book Drive for Unaccompanied Latin American Minors in NYC Area, 7/10 La Casa Azul Bookstore Launches Book Drive for Unaccompanied Latin American Minors in NYC Area, 7/10
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2014

La Casa Azul Bookstore, in collaboration with the Unaccompanied Latin American Minor Project (U-LAMP) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice/Safe Passage Project is launching a book drive for children who were apprehended and detained at the Mexico-US border and are currently in deportation proceed... (more...)
Comedybeat Hosts Book Signing, Discussion for 'COMEDY UNDER ATTACK' at Sister's Uptown, 6/28 Comedybeat Hosts Book Signing, Discussion for 'COMEDY UNDER ATTACK' at Sister's Uptown, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2014

Comedybeat (www.comedybeat.com) hosts a reception and book reading and signing at SISTER'S UPTOWN for 'Comedy Under Attack: The Golden Age & the Headwinds', written by Comedybeat mng. editor Carl Unegbu.... (more...)
Jon Gnarr and Hamilton Nolan Appear at the Strand Book Store Today Jon Gnarr and Hamilton Nolan Appear at the Strand Book Store Today
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2014

The Strand Book Store will host comedian, activist, and mayor of Reykjavik, Iceland, Jon Gnarr today, June 19th. Gnarr will discuss his memoir, Gnarr!: How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World.... (more...)
Jon Gnarr and Hamilton Nolan to Appear at the Strand Book Store, 6/19 Jon Gnarr and Hamilton Nolan to Appear at the Strand Book Store, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2014

The Strand Book Store will host comedian, activist, and mayor of Reykjavik, Iceland, Jon Gnarr on Thursday, June 19th. Gnarr will discuss his memoir, Gnarr!: How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World.... (more...)
Author Marianna Randazzo to Present GIVEN AWAY: A SICILIAN UPBRINGING at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 5/18 Author Marianna Randazzo to Present GIVEN AWAY: A SICILIAN UPBRINGING at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

On Sunday, May 18 at 2 p.m., author Marianna Randazzo will present, "Given Away: A Sicilian Upbringing," the story of life in Sicily before, during, and after World War II. Though fictional, it is based on actual events in her family.... (more...)
Philip Roth Receives Inaugural Yaddo Artist Medal Today Philip Roth Receives Inaugural Yaddo Artist Medal Today
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

The artist community Yaddo announced today that the inaugural Yaddo Artist Medal will be presented to Pulitzer Prize winning author Philip Roth. Roth is set to receive the Yaddo Artist Medal, designed by internationally-acclaimed artist James Siena, at Yaddo's annual New York City Benefit today, May... (more...)
TO THE HEIGHTS Literary and Musical Celebration Set for Word Up Bookshop Today TO THE HEIGHTS Literary and Musical Celebration Set for Word Up Bookshop Today
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

'To The Heights,' a two-evening celebration of the literature, poetry and music of Washington Heights, will take place today, May 6 and Saturday, May 10 at the Word Up Community Bookshop, located at 2113 Amsterdam Avenue (165th Street) in Manhattan.... (more...)
TO THE HEIGHTS Literary and Musical Celebration Set for Word Up Bookshop, 5/6 & 5/10 TO THE HEIGHTS Literary and Musical Celebration Set for Word Up Bookshop, 5/6 & 5/10
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2014

'To The Heights,' a two-evening celebration of the literature, poetry and music of Washington Heights, will take place on Tuesday, May 6 and Saturday, May 10 at the Word Up Community Bookshop, located at 2113 Amsterdam Avenue (165th Street) in Manhattan.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Inside God's Love We Deliver's 11th ANNUAL AUTHORS IN KIND Event Photo Flash: Inside God's Love We Deliver's 11th ANNUAL AUTHORS IN KIND Event
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2014

On Wednesday, April 9, more than 270 friends of God's Love We Deliver gathered at the 11th Annual Authors In Kind. This literary luncheon, held at the Metropolitan Club, was emceed by Board Member, author extraordinaire and Authors In Kind founder, Linda Fairstein. Linda introduced each guest author... (more...)
Barbara Ehrenreich and More Set for AUTHORS IN KIND Literary Luncheon Supports God's Love We Deliver Today Barbara Ehrenreich and More Set for AUTHORS IN KIND Literary Luncheon Supports God's Love We Deliver Today
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2014

Authors In Kind is a literary luncheon that features famed authors who sign and speak about their work during an intimate luncheon. The event was created by God's Love We Deliver Board member and Linda Fairstein eleven years ago. Guests can meet the authors, have books signed and enjoy lunch all whi... (more...)
Barbara Ehrenreich and More Set for AUTHORS IN KIND Literary Luncheon to Support God's Love We Deliver, 4/9 Barbara Ehrenreich and More Set for AUTHORS IN KIND Literary Luncheon to Support God's Love We Deliver, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2014

Authors In Kind is a literary luncheon that features famed authors who sign and speak about their work during an intimate luncheon. The event was created by God's Love We Deliver Board member and Linda Fairstein eleven years ago. Guests can meet the authors, have books signed and enjoy lunch all whi... (more...)
Spoken Word Artist Cherrie Amour Hosts NYC FREE TO BE ME Book Reading Spoken Word Artist Cherrie Amour Hosts NYC FREE TO BE ME Book Reading
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2013

Spoken Word Artist Cherrie Amour who recently released her first book of poetry, 'Free to Be Me: Poems on Life, Love and Relationships' visited New York City where she held a reading / signing event at Sisters Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center, Inc. in Harlem.... (more...)
Spoken Word Artist Cherrie Amour Hosts NYC FREE TO BE ME Book Reading Today Spoken Word Artist Cherrie Amour Hosts NYC FREE TO BE ME Book Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2013

Spoken Word Artist Cherrie Amour has released her first book of poetry, 'Free to Be Me: Poems on Life, Love and Relationships'. The book poetically explores Cherrie's geographical and emotional journey from childhood to adulthood and from the Caribbean to Canada and from Detroit, Michigan to her cur... (more...)


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