We're so excited that Seth Rudetsky is going to stop by and sign some copies of his new book, The Rise and Fall of a Theater Geek. Seth has worked as the music director and/or pianist for some of Broadway's biggest stars: Audra McDonald, Andrea Martin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Megan Mullally, Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole, Megan Hilty and many more. He spent years as a pianist on Broadway playing such shows as Les Miz, The Producers and Ragtime and currently divides his time between being the afternoon deejay on the SiriusXM Broadway channel/ host of Seth Speaks as well as touring North America doing his show Deconstructing Broadway. His novel, My Awesome/Awful Popularity Plan, was published by Random House and the sequel The Rise and Fall of a Theater Geek comes out in 2015. You can watch all of Seth's videos on SethTV.com.
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Did you know that we have an entire table showcasing the recent publications of Cornell University Press at our 112th store? We have their latest titles, including Voices in the Band by Susan Ball (read our interview with the author on the blog), Kimberly Marten's Warlords, Robert W. Snyder's Crossing Broadway, and many more!
On Sunday, July 12th, at 5pm, Ioannis Pappos will be discussing his new book, Hotel Living, with the Queer Book Club at Book Culture on Columbus. Ioannis is a management consultant and writer from Pelio, Greece. A graduate of Stanford and the INSEAD Business School, he lives in New York City. Hotel Living is his first novel.
On Monday, June 22nd, at 7pm Susan C. Ball will be discussing her book Voices in the Band: A Doctor, Her Patients, and How the Outlook on AIDS Care Changed from Doomed to Hopeful at Book Culture on Columbus.
In this Q&A you can read about her upcoming projects, her favorite book and what she's reading now!
Summer has arrived in New York City, and there's no better way to spend it than lazing in the sun with a good book. It's time to head to the park and soak up some literature along with those rays. To help you start off your summer reading right, our staff and managers at Book Culture on Columbus have offered up their personal summer reading lists. We hope this provides you with some inspiration, and that your summer is filled with playful, contemplative, and ever surprising literary adventures.
Summer has finally come to New York, and in this heat it's important to keep calm and cool and move as little as possible. In order words, it's the perfect time to read! Begin your summer right with an amazing list of books to dive into, provided by Book Culture on Broadway's amazing staff and managers. We hope this provides you with some inspiration, and that your summer is filled with playful, contemplative, and ever surprising literary adventures.
As spring gives way to summer, the city is booming with life and a flurry of activity. The sun is out, the temperature is rising, and New Yorkers are finally emerging from their cocoons of down coats as shorts-and-sandals adorned butterflies. Okay, maybe that's a little much, but it is exciting to be able to head outdoors without several layers of fleece.
In honor of the change of season, I've put together a list of books that explore the wild, rugged outdoors that exists, even within the confines of the city. Go forth: Read! Explore! Have fun! Don't forget the sun block!