One of the things I love to do is go to an author event. I get to sit with authors I love and admire, surrounded by other book lovers, interact with the author after the event and maybe get my … Continue reading Book Event – Lesley Nneka Arimah
Tyra Banks, the woman who gave us fierce runway, America’s Next Top Model and the term “smize” (smile with your eyes), will be gracing us with her presence and a brand new book. My favorite bookstore, Strand Books, is hosting an … Continue reading Tyra Banks Book Event!
Well, it’s official. I’ll be attending Book Con 2018 as PRESS!! I am beyond excited because I’ve been trying to get a press pass for this event for three years! But this year, my patience has finally been rewarded. I’ll be wandering through the Jacob Javits Center for two glorious days surrounded by book lovers, authors and BOOKS!! My credit card is going to be wrecked by the time the event is over and I won’t care. It’ll be worth it to have all of those shiny new books in my possession. But on top of buying books until I … Continue reading Event Updates!!
This is the third year that I’ve attended Brooklyn Academy of Music’s series “Eat, Drink & Be Literary” (“EDBL” from here on) and the 14th year since it began, and I continue to be amazed by this event. This year, … Continue reading Eat, Drink & Be Literary – Hari Kunzru
If you missed Book Con 2017, November 15 is the day to redeem yourself. Tickets for Book Con 2018, to be held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, will go on sale at noon, so don’t be … Continue reading Book Con 2018 is coming!!
So the universe was trying to mess with me yesterday. It knew that I was on my way to see the trifecta that is Jessica Williams, Phoebe Robinson and the amazing Gabrielle Union. For once, I was early. I refused … Continue reading Gabrielle Union Book Launch – Gramercy Theatre (NY)
So last month, I told you all about my literary dilemma: do I go to the book launch for It Devours! or see Gabrielle Union in all of her melanin glory? Well, I finally made a decision and will be … Continue reading Literary Dilemma – The Decision
Yes, I know. I’m supposed to be on hiatus. But I have a dilemma, people!! Strand Books, one of my favorite places to buy books in New York City, is hosting two book events on the same damn day. At … Continue reading My Literary Dilemma
Listen up, New York readers! Roxane Gay, author, “bad feminist,” and badass, will be launching her upcoming book Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body on June 13. The book launch is part of a new series called Unbound, a partnership … Continue reading Roxane Gay Book Launch
Last year, I had the good fortune of securing a ticket to Brooklyn Academy of Music’s series “Eat, Drink & Be Literary” (“EDBL” from here on). I was lucky enough to sit in the presence of one of my favorite … Continue reading Eat, Drink & Be Literary – Jacqueline Woodson