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...]

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...]