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BK: Ada Calhoun presents ST. MARKS IS DEAD Paperback Launch with Q&A and Refreshments by George Weld

    11/10/2016 - 7:00pm

    This event takes place in our Brooklyn location.

    Join us for a paperback launch and book party celebrating St. Marks is Dead by Ada Calhoun.  A New York Times Editors’ Pick, St. Marks Is Dead (W.W. Norton, 2015) is a vibrant 400-year history of the hippest street in America written by a journalist who grew up there. Named one of the best books of the year by Kirkus, the Boston Globe, Orlando Weekly, the New York Post, and the Village Voice

    Ada Calhoun has written for The New York Times, New York magazine, and the New York Post. She is the author of St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street (W.W. Norton & Co., Nov 2015), a "revelatory" (Kirkus), "captivating, multidimensional" (Publishers Weekly) narrative history the Village Voice named the "Best Nonfiction Book About New York." Born and raised on St. Marks Place, she lives in Brooklyn.

    George Weld opened Egg in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in 2005 and operates Goatfell Farm in New York’s Hudson Valley. Weld is also a contributor to Edible magazine. 

    RSVP encouraged, but not required.  Entrance available on a first come, first serve basis.

    St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street Cover Image
    ISBN: 9780393353303
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 8th, 2016

    St. Marks Place in New York City has spawned countless artistic and political movements. Here Frank O'Hara caroused, Emma Goldman plotted, and the Velvet Underground wailed. But every generation of miscreant denizens believes that their era, and no other, marked the street's apex.

    Breakfast: Recipes to Wake Up For Cover Image
    By George Weld, Evan Hanczor, Matt Lee (Narrator), Ted Lee (Foreword by), Bryan Gardner (Photographs by)
    ISBN: 9780847844838
    Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
    Published: Rizzoli - March 31st, 2015

    A delicious ode to morning foods, featuring eggs, biscuits, meats, and pancakes you’ll want to start every day with. Breakfast brings beauty and enthusiasm to the morning meal. George Weld draws on his passion and Southern roots to create the fresh, satisfying dishes his Williamsburg restaurant, Egg, has been serving for ten years.