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We got an overwhelming response from our Book Culture Selects Survey-- thank you!!! Something I learned right away is that we just don’t know each other well enough! But never fear. I am here to break the ice and let you in on all the wonderful details of the Book Culture Selects program!
Book Culture is excited to host Luke Mayville, author of John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy, on November 28th at our 112th St. location. This book presents the first extended exploration of Adams's preoccupation with a problem that has a renewed urgency today: the way in which inequality threatens to corrode democracy and empower a small elite. In anticipation of his upcoming talk, Luke was kind enough to answer a few questions for us.
Next Thursday, November 1st, poet and translator Marilyn Hacker will be joining us for an informal talk and reading on translation at our 112th St. location. In preparation for the event, Marilyn was kind enough to answer some questions for us.
Erica Abeel's new novel Wild Girls is out this Tuesday (October 25th)! The book is already receiving wide acclaim from authors like Phillip Lopate and Kevin Kwan. Make sure to pick up your copy in your local Book Culture this Tuesday - until then check out our conversation with Abeel.
Allegiance, the historical fiction novel by Kermit Roosevelt, is a sophisticated legal thriller that plunges readers into the debate within the US government surrounding the imprisonment of thousands of innocent Americans during World War II. Roosevelt sat down with us to answer a few questions about his book, and parallels between his book and some of the rhetoric being spouted during this presidential race. Click through for the fascinating responses!
Starting Tuesday, October 18th, 2016, all three Book Culture locations will be participating in a wonderful celebration of the new Penguin Orange Collection! We are also running a promotion across our locations. If you buy three books from the series, you can choose from a selection of special edition totebags and mugs (while supplies last).