The New York University Bookstore will host events in November featuring Sister Souljah (Nov. 10), Karen Finley (Nov. 12), and Marion Nestle (Nov. 18).
The New York University Bookstore will host events in November featuring Sister Souljah (Nov. 10), Karen Finley (Nov. 12), Marion Nestle (Nov. 18), and more at its 726 Broadway location (between Astor Place and Washington Place).
Events are free and open to the public. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited. For more information, call 212.998.4667 or go to www.bookstores.nyu.edu. Subways: N, R (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).
Tuesday, November 10, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Sister Souljah Book Launch of A Moment of Silence: Midnight III
In her next novel of passion, danger, temptation, and adventure, New York Times bestselling author Sister Souljah returns to the story of Midnight.
Thursday, November 12, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.**Postponed until Feb. 2016
Karen Finley discusses Shock Treatment: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
Karen Finley's performances have long provoked controversy and debate. She has appeared and exhibited her visual art, performances, and plays internationally. The author of many books, including A Different Kind of Intimacy, George & Martha, and The Reality Shows, Finley is a professor at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Tuesday, November 17, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Secrets of Book Publishing Panel
Susan Shapiro will moderate a “Secrets of Book Publishing” panel, where luminary Manhattan agents, editors and authors of acclaimed new books will spill all their secrets of their success. They'll discuss the best ways to break into publishing in newspapers, magazines, and webzines, and how to land an agent and book editor for fiction, nonfiction, YA books, and screenplays.
Wednesday, November 18, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Marion Nestle, author of Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning)
Soda Politics follows the money trail wherever it leads, revealing how hard Big Soda works to sell as much of their products as possible to children, minorities, and low-income populations, in developing as well as industrialized nations. Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.
Thursday, November 19, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Poetry Reading with Elaine Equi, Melanie Neilson, and Martine Bellen
Elaine Equi has written over 10 books of poetry; her latest book is Sentences and Rain from Coffee House Press. She teaches at New York University and in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the New School. Melanie Neilson is the author of Palmyra Pieces and four other books of poetry. Martine Bellen is the author of nine collections of poetry, including her just published This Amazing Cage of Light: New and Selected Poems. Bellen is a contributing editor of the literary journal Conjunctions.
Tuesday, November 24, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Deborah Padgett, Sam Tsemberis, Benjamin Henwood, authors of Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives
Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives is the first book to chronicle the story of Housing First, a paradigm-shifting evidence-based approach to ending homelessness that began in New York City in 1992 and rapidly spread to other cities nationally and internationally. Deborah Padgett is a professor at NYU’s Silver School of Social Work and at NYU School of Medicine. Sam Tsemberis is founder and CEO of Pathways to Housing Faculty and a faculty member at Columbia University Medical Center. Benjamin Henwood is an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina’s School of Social Work.