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Here at Book Culture, we're excited to observe Women's History Month by celebrating some of our favorite female authors. As part of that celebration, we're holding a contest at our location on 112th St: identify as many of the authors on the poster as you can and you could win a $50 gift card! We'll be running the contest all month, so come on over and submit your entry--and while you're here, tell us about some of your favorite women writers!
Local author Sara Latta's new book, Smash!: Exploring the Mysteries of the Universe with the Large Hadron Collider has just been released! The book explains the science behind the discovery of the Higgs Boson in a fun graphic format for middle grade readers. Sara was kind enough to answer a few questions for us about her book and her work.
Take a peek at a full list of Book Culture Selects titles for February! Great reads await you...
Book Culture is excited to be hosting Deborah Blumenthal for a special storytime at Book Culture Columbus on February 11th. In anticipation, we asked her a few questions about her book and what she's working on.
One of the perks of working at Book Culture is having the opportunity to peruse the reading lists for classes at Columbia, Barnard, and beyond. As we struggle to understand and move forward in the wake of Trump's inauguration, we wondered: what do the faculty members in our community think we ought to be reading? Here, then, are the reading lists for a few relevant classes this semester.
Tonight, Book Culture is pleased to celebrate the release of Eloisa James' new book, Seven Minutes in Heaven. In anticipation, we're sharing this guest post from the author herself.
A few years ago, a CNN producer asked me: “Don’t you just write porn for women?” Her comment wasn’t personal; romance as a genre is often labeled “foolish, offensive, and indecent,” to borrow from George Bernard Shaw’s reaction to a romance. He was talking about Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, but my fellow authors are used to that sort of insult.
Check out 2017's first round of offerings courtesy of Book Culture Selects!
As inauguration day approaches, we here at Book Culture are thinking about the work that lies ahead of us. How can we fight back against a Trump administration? Here are some books to get us started.
This post is the second in a series of posts responding to Trump's election. Read the first post, "Understanding What Happened," here.