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BK: Science Night with Tasneem Husain and Amanda Gefter

02/05/2015 - 7:00pm

This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

Science gets personal with two books that profile the people, relationships, and social and spiritual implications of physics, with Tasneem Husain (Only the Longest Threads) and Amanda Gefter (Trespassing on Einstein’s Lawn).

Facebook RSVP encouraged but not required.

Only the Longest Threads Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781589880887
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Published: Paul Dry Books - November 11th, 2014

"Part fiction, part overview of 'Aha ' moments in the forward march of physics, Only the Longest Threads takes readers dramatically through scientific fields such as quantum field theory, electromagnetism, relativity, quantum mechanics, and string theory.


Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn: A Father, a Daughter, the Meaning of Nothing, and the Beginning of Everything Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345531438
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Published: Bantam - January 14th, 2014

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS


BK: Brooklyn For Peace, Arts & Culture presents Jan Clausen

01/30/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:15pm

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Brooklyn For Peace, Arts & Culture presents poet/writer Jan Clausen and her new book, Veiled Spill: A Sequence. Clausen will read from the book and discuss her work as an artist and activist, from the environmental movement to Occupy Wall Street, followed by a Q&A. Musician John O'Connor will also perform.

BK Indie Press Book Group: Preparation for the Next Life

02/21/2015 - 11:00am

All book group picks are 10% off!

Preparation for the Next Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780988518339
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Published: Tyrant Books - November 11th, 2014

Winner of the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
New York Times Best of 2014
Wall Street Journal's Best of 2014
Vanity Fair's Best of 2014
Publishers Weekly's Best of 2014
BuzzFeed's Best of 2014


BK: The Evil Hours with David Morris and Elliot Ackerman

01/22/2015 - 7:00pm

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The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544086616
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Published: Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - January 20th, 2015

In the tradition of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Noonday Demon, a moving, eye-opening exploration of PTSD
 
Just as polio loomed over the 1950s, and AIDS stalked the 1980s and ’90s, posttraumatic stress disorder haunts us in the early years of the twenty-first century.


BK: Robert Repino in conversation with Ryan Britt

01/20/2015 - 7:00pm

This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

Take an Orwellian jaunt to the apocalypse with Robert Repino, author of the acclaimed Mort(e). He’ll be in conversation about his inventive and fascinating debut novel with reviewer and writer Ryan Britt.

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ISBN: 9781616954277
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Published: Soho Press - January 20th, 2015

After the "war with no name" a cat assassin searches for his lost love in Repino's strange, moving sci-fi epic that channels both Homeward Bound and A Canticle for Lebowitz.


BK: VONA Voices with Elmaz Abinader, Vanessa Martir, and Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela

01/14/2015 - 7:00pm

This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

This House, My Bones Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780989735766
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Published: Willow Books/Aquarius Press - October 1st, 2014

Poetry. Middle Eastern Studies. The conversation with history is witnessed by the earth and etches the collisions on its body every rock and road, riverbed and meadow hold the marks of migrations, escapes, exiles, alienations, aging and evolutions. In THIS HOUSE, MY BONES, the body and the earth exchange their positions and perspectives.


Woman's Cry: Llanto de la Mujer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780975945384
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Published: Augustus Publishing, Inc. - May 1st, 2007

India Maldonado has lived two seemingly opposite lives for years. A senior at Columbia University, her love for a drug dealer takes her down a dangerous path of trying to hold on to something that’s out of her control. But her future no longer looks as promising as it once did, and she realizes that she has to turn her life around.


Dismantle: An Anthology of Writing from the VONA/Voices Writing Workshop Cover Image
By Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela (Editor), Andrea Walls (Editor), Adriana Ramirez (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780989747417
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Published: Thread Makes Blanket Press - May 1st, 2014

Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation (VONA) was founded by Elmaz Abinader, Junot Diaz, Victor Diaz and Diem Jones in 1999. Each envisioned an arts organization that could change the landscape for writers of color by supporting individual writer growth, creating a platform for community engagement and providing a workshop and mentor focus to expand writing opportunities.


BK: Jose Pagliery presents Bitcoin and the Future of Money

01/13/2015 - 7:00pm

This event will take place at our Brooklyn location.

Bitcoin: And the Future of Money Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781629370361
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Published: Triumph Books - September 1st, 2014

Bitcoin first appeared in 2009, and it's already challenging everything we've come to accept about money, financial institutions, and even government. The digital currency can be nearly anonymous. And it can be traded internationally—without the fees, government regulation, and bank oversight of paper money. But Bitcoin is still risky. Its value fluctuates wildly.


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