Why Toni Morrison Keeps Writing | The New York Times
Laurie Anderson and Amanda Stern
Laurie Anderson and Amanda Stern.
NBCC 2013 Finalists Reading
Anthony Marra, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Alice McDermott, Ruth Ozeki, Frank Bidart, Lucie Brock-Broido, Denise Duhamel, Carmen Giménez Smith, Hilton Als, Aleksandar Hemon, Rebecca Solnit, Amy Wilentz, Scott Anderson, Leo Damrosch, Linda Leavell, Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy, Sheri Fink, David Finkel, George Packer, and Lawrence Wright.
William S. Burroughs: 100 Years
LARB A.V. presents a short feature on the life of writer William S. Burroughs in honor of his birthday centennial this year.
Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know
Peter W. Singer is a Senior Fellow and the Director of the 21st Century Defense Initiative at the Brookings Institution.
A Panel In Celebration of Coco Chanel
Susan Swimmer, Emily St. John Mandel, Lauren Cerand and Brittney Canty reflect on the life and legacy of Coco Chanel.
A Literary Protest for Free Expression in China
Join PEN American Center with acclaimed writers Sergio De La Pava, Jennifer Egan, Ha Jin, Alison Klayman, Chang-Rae Lee, and Victoria Redel to protest Beijing's efforts to silence Ai Weiwei and other Chinese writers and artists.
Greg Grandin on
Empire of Necessity
In his new book,
The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom and Deception in the New World
, acclaimed historian Greg Grandin examines how the transnational slave trade transformed the world, causing mass economic, social and political upheaval in ways that continue to reverberate today.
"He Gave Us Back Our History": Isabel Allende on Gabriel Garcia Marquez
In an exclusive interview, Chilean novelist Isabel Allende remembers the life and legacy of late writer Gabriel García Márquez.
Cambridge University Press World Book Day
Cambridge University Press welcomed 160 local students to celebrate World Book Day 2014.
Graphic Novelist Paul Hornschemeier
Graphic Novelist Paul Hornschemeier joins Alex Cox, Deputy Director of Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, in our cozy rare book room to chat about his latest project.
"HRC" Authors on the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton | MetroFocus
Jonathan Allen, White House reporter for Bloomberg News, and Amie Parnes, Senior White House correspondent for
, join MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman to discuss their new book,
HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton
The Case for Debt Refusal: A Panel Discussion
OR author, NYU professor and Strike Debt activist, Andrew Ross discussed debt refusal with Sarah Jaffe, George Caffentzis, Sarah Ludwig, Pamela Brown and Mike Konczal on Wednesday, February 19 at Brecht Forum.
Inside Random House: The Journey from Manuscript to Book
What happens to a manuscript after it leaves an editor's desk?
Vying for Allah's Vote: Part 3
Author Haroon Ullah discusses his book
Vying for Allah's Vote: Understanding Islamic Parties, Political Violence, and Extremism in Pakistan
. For more information on the book, please visit: http://press.georgetown.edu/book/georgetown/vying-allahs-vote
Cristen Hemingway Jaynes and John Hemingway discuss their family's legacy
Authors Cristen Hemingway Jaynes and John Hemingway will chat their work and the complex and sometimes troubling legacy of their family.