William Miller reads from his book Steel City

Wetherby-Pembrisge 7 East 96th Street, New York, NY

*PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS CO-SPONSORED BY CARNEGIE HILL NEIGHBORS AND WILL HAPPEN OFFSITE AT WETHERBY-PEMBRIDGE SCHOOL 7 EAST 96th STREET* RSVP to: events@chneighbors.org Steel City is the story of the 1890's golden age of Pittsburgh when its technological innovations and wealth creation made it the Silicon Valley of its day. Pittsburgh was first in[read more...]

Sabeeha Rehman reads from her new book It’s Not What You Think

It’s Not What You Think is a wry, incisive account of working in Saudi Arabia that offers insight into that insular patriarchal society, what is so attractive to expatriates living there, and what was contradictory or confining about it for a naturalized American who is a woman and a Muslim. A hospital executive in New Jersey,[read more...]

Cynthia Weill and Amy Hest launch their new children’s books

Best friends Billy and Rose, an industrious sheep and a laid-back pig, sometimes see things differently. When they play catch, Rose insists that Billy throws too high, and he counters that she throws too low. While Rose thinks washing clothes is the world’s biggest chore, Billy contends that playing the cello holds that distinction. Still,[read more...]

Christin Brecher launches her new book Photo Finished

While some people escape into books or music, Liv Spyers escapes through her camera’s lens, which inspires her to jump into things she might otherwise have no business tackling—like moving to New York City. Hustling to make her dreams come true as a portrait photographer, she runs a pocket-sized studio below her grandparents’ West Village[read more...]

Caroline Coleman launches her debut If I Were A Tiger

Meet Tim Bone. He has a big imagination, and when it roams wild, he’s afraid of a lot of things. He's scared of the moon and the wailing typhoon, and he won't wear his sneakers because he fears hidden creatures. Tim's nervous at home, at school, and at play! Fed up with being frightened, Tim[read more...]

Celebrate the publication of I Love (ish) New York with author Ali Solomon

There is no city quite like New York City, for better or worse. I Love(ish) New York is a hilarious relatable collection of essays, illustrations, and cartoons about the always interesting, sometimes frustrating, and endlessly entertaining quirks of living in the Big Apple. Despite the notorious six-floor walk-ups and unrequited love found in all the wrong dive[read more...]

Kate Manning reads from her new book Gilded Mountain

In a voice full of questions and sly humor, Sylvie recounts the story of leaving her family’s snowbound mountain cabin to work in the local manor house for the Padgetts, owners of the marble mining company that employs her father and dominates the town. Sharp-eyed Sylvie is awed by the luxury around her, fascinated by[read more...]

Molly Peacock reads from her new book A Friend Sails in on a Poem

For the last forty-five years, the distinguished poets Molly Peacock and Phillis Levin have read and discussed nearly every poem they have written--an unparalleled friendship in poetry. Here Peacock collects her most important essays on poetic form and traces the development of her formalist aesthetic across their lifelong back-and-forth.

Maya Popa reads from her new collection of poems Wound is the Origin of Wonder

“This book is an astonishment. In ravishing, formally exploratory poems, Maya C. Popa wields the lyric like a reparative scalpel, evoking wonder and woundedness in equal measure: ‘It’s plain we didn’t see / the future coming,’ she announces. Searching for a spring that brings renewal, lamenting ‘snow / that vanishes with touch,’ her poems register[read more...]