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“Here I Am” Is Here and Now

“Here I Am” Is Here and Now

Alexandra Pierson, Theater and Books Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books

Distinguished Writer-in-Residence Jonathan Safran Foer brought his energy and unorthodoxy to his reading of his new novel "Here I Am" last week.

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When Reporters Become Their Own Stories

When Reporters Become Their Own Stories

Khrysgiana Pineda, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books

Washington Post journalist and reporter Wesley Lowery's new novel recounts the stunning reality of injustice surrounding protests focused on racial injustice — especially the Black Lives Matter protests.

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‘PhDeath:’ The NYU Murder Mystery

‘PhDeath:’ The NYU Murder Mystery

Alexandra Pierson, Theater and Books Editor
November 21, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books, TOP STORIES

NYU professor James P. Carse's riveting new novel "PhDeath" creates a murder mystery out of a subject he knows better than almost anyone - NYU itself.

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Poignant Poetry Grand Slam Sends Five NYU Students to Compete in Finals

Poignant Poetry Grand Slam Sends Five NYU Students to Compete in Finals

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
November 17, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books, TOP STORIES

SLAM! at NYU held their Grand Slam on Sunday, with emotions leftover from the presidential election making for a night brimming with all sorts of passion.

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‘Gone ‘Til November’ Tells A Different Story

‘Gone ‘Til November’ Tells A Different Story

Lizzie Essiedu, Contributing Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books, TOP STORIES

Lil Wayne's new autobiography "Gone 'Til November" humanizes him in a way that his music has never been able to.

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Romanoff Deconstructs YA Novel

Romanoff Deconstructs YA Novel

Khrysgiana Pineda, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books

Zan Romanoff's debut novel "A Song to Take the World Apart" creates a thrilling story about an all-too-rare protagonist — one with a super power that doesn't necessarily make her life better.

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Insightful ‘Christodora’ Explores Gay Activism

Insightful ‘Christodora’ Explores Gay Activism

Khrysgiana Pineda, Contributing Writer
October 24, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books

In a uniquely humanizing story of the residents of the classic New York building the Christodora, novelist Tim Murphy brings the faces of the AIDS crisis into sharp relief.

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Climbing to Success With ‘Ladder’

Climbing to Success With ‘Ladder’

Michael Landes, Contributing Writer
October 17, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books

In a comfortable, candid conversation at McNally-Jackson Books last week, author Jamie Duclos-Yourdon shared the inspirations and influences behind his new book, "Froelich's Ladder."

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Examining Celebrities in the Age of Internet

Examining Celebrities in the Age of Internet

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
October 5, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books

Sarah Oliver's books "Zayn: A New Direction" and "Inside Taylor Nation: True Encounters With Taylor Swift" are more interesting as examples of current celebrity culture than they are as biographies, detailed though they are.

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Major vs. Indie Publishing: What Sells and What Matters

Major vs. Indie Publishing: What Sells and What Matters

Michael Landes, Contributing Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books

All too often, the contributions of independent book publishers are overlooked in the annals of history, but their presence in literary achievements should not be understated.

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How Exactly Does a Book Get on the New York Times Bestseller List?

How Exactly Does a Book Get on the New York Times Bestseller List?

Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books

What does "New York Times Best-Selling Author" even mean?

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