Recent Blog Entries

08/04/2015 | Q & A

Q&A with Robin Kirman, author of "Bradstreet Gate"

We recently had the exciting opportunity to talk with Robin Kirman about her new book, Bradstreet Gate. Check out the Q&A below!

Robin Kirman earned a BA in philosophy from Yale College and an MFA in fiction from Columbia University, where she served as a writing instructor in the English department. Robin lives in New York City and Tel Aviv.

07/29/2015 | Q & A
07/15/2015 | Beyond 112th St. | Store News

Lost and Found: Treasures Between the Lines

From postcards and family photos to shopping lists and newspaper clippings, people will use just about anything as a bookmark. We acquire numerous used books through our buyback program, and with them come the fascinating, sentimental, and sometimes strange things that were left tucked inside. Here's a brief sampling of the hidden gems we've found over the years. Enjoy!

07/13/2015 | Book Culture on Columbus | Book News | Featured Products | New Release Spotlight | Store News
07/09/2015 | Beyond 112th St. | Book Talk

C-SPAN Book Talks at Book Culture

C-SPAN has filmed several book talks at our stores over the past several years, including three talks this year. Most recently, they filmed talks with Lewis Gordon, author of What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction to His Life and Thought and Andrew Cockburn, author of Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins, and Mark Krotov, Senior Editor at Melville House. Check out the videos here!

07/06/2015 | Book Talk

Q&A with Meredith Zeitlin, author of "Sophomore Year is Greek to Me"

Meredith Zeitlin will be joining us on Thursday, July 9th at 7pm for a discussion of her book, Sophomore Year is Greek to Me. Meredith is the author of two books for young people (so far!) and a regular contributor to Ladygunn Magazine. She's also a voiceover artist who can be heard on commercials, cartoons, and TV shows. She lives in Brooklyn like everyone else. 

07/05/2015 | Book Culture on Columbus | What are you reading?
06/28/2015 | Q & A

Q&A with Seth Rudetsky, author of "The Rise and Fall of a Theater Geek"

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

06/27/2015 | Book Business | Book Talk | Featured Products | Inventory News | Store News

Cornell University Press Display at 112th

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 WarlordsRobert W. Snyder's Crossing Broadwayand many more!


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