Jay Neugeboren, award-winning author of over a dozen fiction and nonfiction books, reads from and talks about his new book, The American Sun and Wind Moving Picture Company, a collection of haunting tales set in the silent film era.
Best-selling author and one of America's most provocative writers of non-fiction, Michael Gross discusses his latest work, House of Outrageous Fortune: Fifteen Central Park West, the World's Most Powerful Address.
Jenni Pulos, from Bravo's Flipping Out and Interior Therapy, pens a charming memoir-advice book on how to survive (and thrive) in any situationJenni Pulos has specialized in a lifetime of disappointments. Shes been publicly humiliated, dumped by her spouse on national television,told shed never make…
Jenni Pulos, from Bravo's Flipping Out and Interior Therapy, pens a charming memoir-advice book on how to survive (and thrive) in any situationJenni Pulos has specialized in a lifetime of disappointments. Shes been publicly humiliated, dumped by her spouse on national television,told shed never make it in Hollywood,encouraged by her family with inspiring questions like, "when are you getting a real job?" and has not only survived but thrived as a result.Despite her struggles and setbacks, Jenni has gonefrom a "wannabe" aspiring actress and comedian to becoming one of Bravo's most beloved personalities. With hilariousreality meets insanityanecdotes from her life and career,Jenniwrites candidly onhow to go from victim to victor . . .mostof the time. Her book is more of anadvicehow-not-to story thatincludes Jennistop ten tested and proven ways to fail forwardHowsheturnedhernegative self-talk into positive self-beliefsHowJennihandlespeople who didn't wantherto succeedHowshestoppedfretting over thingsshedidn't have control overHowshefoundherself-worth and finally found the love she never thought shed haveGrin and Bear It is the sparkwe allneed to ignite our passion, to get out there and be positive, find the funnyin life,tobe present, and learn how to be happy no matter whatrealitythrows your way.
In Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics, Terry Golway explores corruption against the value of protecting immigrants with no political voice. He is joined by novelist Kevin Baker and James Kaplan, a Tammany expert.
In his analysis, Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture, Hisham Aidi explores the emergence of secular and religious movements from Muslim youth to counteract the war on terrorism and how it affects their daily lives.
Pulitzer Prize winner Dave Barry returns to explore the mysteries of parenthood and families in You Can Date Boys When You're Forty: Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little About.
Rabbi Marc Schneier and Imam Shamsi Ali unite on our Barnes & Noble stage to discuss their new book, Sons of Abraham: A Candid Conversation about the Issues that Divide and Unite Jews and Muslims. Join us for this significant presentation.
Emmy winner Tony Shalhoub (TV series Monk) joins Broadway star Santino Fontana in conversation with Tom Santopietro and special guest Christopher Hart about the upcoming play, Act One, based on playwright Moss Hart's autobiography.
Author Doug Most discusses a significant development in the transportation of the city's commuters in his new book, The Race Underground: Boston, New York and the Incredible rivalry that built America's first subway.