Natalie C. Anderson presents City of Saints & Thieves

24 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 24 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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In the shadows of Sangui City, there lives a girl who doesn't exist. After fleeing the Congo as refugees, Tina and her mother arrived in Kenya looking for the chance to build a...   More info

Jeffrey Sussman presents Max Baer and Barney Ross

25 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 25 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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In the 1920s and 30s, anti-Semitism was rife in the United States and Europe. Jews needed symbols of strength and demonstrations of courage against their enemies, and they found...   More info

André Aciman presents Enigma Variations

26 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 26 Jan 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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André Aciman, hailed as a writer of fiction at its most supremely interesting, has written a novel that charts the life of a man named Paul, whose loves remain as consuming and as...   More info

Lijia Zhang presents Lotus

01 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 01 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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Inspired by the secret life of the author’s grandmother, Lotus follows a young woman torn between past traditions and modern desires as she carves out a life for herself in China...   More info

Emily Fridlund & Julie Buntin present History of Wolves

02 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 02 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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A Discover Great New Writers selection! Fourteen-year-old Linda lives with her parents in the beautiful, austere woods of northern Minnesota, where their nearly abandoned commune...   More info

David Carnoy presents Lucidity

07 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 07 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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Dreams and deception collide in David Carnoy's page-turning tale of murder, manipulation, and mistaken identity. Detective Hank Madden returns in this bicoastal caper that pits...   More info

Dr. Danielle Ofri presents What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear

08 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 08 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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Despite modern medicine’s infatuation with high-tech gadgetry, the single most powerful diagnostic tool is the doctor-patient conversation, which can uncover the lion’s share of...   More info

Derek Thompson and A. O. Scott present Hit Makers

09 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 09 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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Nothing goes viral. If you think a popular movie, song, or app came out of nowhere to become a word-of-mouth success in today’s crowded media environment, you’re missing the real...   More info

Patricia Bosworth presents The Men in My Life

13 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 13 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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Acclaimed biographer Patricia Bosworth recalls her emotional coming of age in 1950s New York in this profound and powerful memoir, a story of family, marriage, tragedy, Broadway...   More info

Elinor Lipman presents On Turpentine Lane

15 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 15 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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An endearing romantic comedy from the beloved best-selling author of The Family Man and The View from Penthouse B At thirty-two, Faith Frankel has returned to her claustro...   More info

Georgia Hunter and Thomas Kail present We Were the Lucky Ones

16 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 16 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who are separated at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive and to reunite...   More info

Christina Baker Kline presents A Piece of the World

21 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 21 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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From the bestselling author of Orphan Train, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina...   More info

Bill Hayes and Bill Goldstein present Insomniac City

22 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 22 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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Bill Hayes came to New York City in 2009 with a one-way ticket and only the vaguest idea of how he would get by. But, at forty-eight years old, having spent decades in San...   More info

Damion Searls presents The Inkblots

23 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 23 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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In 1917, working alone in a remote Swiss asylum, psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach devised an experiment to probe the human mind. For years he had grappled with the theories of Freud...   More info

Terry Williams presents Teenage Suicide Notes

28 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 28 Feb 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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Reading the confessions of a teenager contemplating suicide is uncomfortable, but we must do so to understand why self-harm has become epidemic, especially in the United States...   More info

Benjamin Percy and Jonathan Lee present Thrill Me

02 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 02 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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A Discover Great New Writers selection. Anyone familiar with the meteoric rise of Benjamin Percy's career will surely have noticed a certain shift: After writing two short-story...   More info

Lori Stokes presents The Gentleman from Ohio, with Chuck Stokes

07 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 07 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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Louis Stokes was a giant in Ohio politics and one of the most significant figures in the U.S. Congress in recent times. When he arrived in the House of Representatives as a...   More info

Dan Egan presents The Death and Life of The Great Lakes

08 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 08 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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The Great Lakes Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior hold 20 percent of the world’s supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work and recreation for tens of...   More info

Joan Juliet Buck presents The Price of Illusion

09 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 09 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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From Joan Juliet Buck, former editor-in-chief of Paris Vogue comes her dazzling, compulsively readable memoir: a fabulous account of four decades spent in the creative heart of...   More info

Bernhard Schlink presents The Woman on the Stairs

14 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 14 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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As a young lawyer, the nameless protagonist of The Woman on the Stairs became entangled in the affairs of three people mired in a complex and destructive relationship. An artist...   More info

Victor Lodato presents Edgar & Lucy

16 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 16 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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Edgar and Lucy is a page-turning literary masterpiece a stunning examination of family love and betrayal. Eight-year-old Edgar Fini remembers nothing of the accident people still...   More info

Kory Stamper presents Word by Word

28 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 28 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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Brimming with intelligence and personality, a vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made a must read for word mavens. While most of us might take dictionaries for...   More info

Bianca Bosker presents Cork Dork

29 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 29 Mar 19:00 - 21:00 - New York New York
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Amateur drinker and professional tech reporter Bianca Bosker didn't know much about wine until she stumbled on an alternate universe where taste reigned supreme, a world of master...   More info


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