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Ariel Levy Navigates Life, Love in ‘The Rules Do Not Apply’

Ariel Levy Navigates Life, Love in ‘The Rules Do Not Apply’

By Khrysgiana Pineda, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books

Journalist and author Ariel Levy's reading for her new memoir "The Rules Do Not Apply" was a frank, enjoyable and lighthearted evening despite the taboo topics she spoke about.

Anna Akbari Deconstructs the Business of Life

Anna Akbari Deconstructs the Business of Life

By Khrysgiana Pineda, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books

In her reading and talkback about her book "Startup Your Life: Hustle and Hack Your Way to Happiness," former NYU professor Anna Akbari gave students an evening of advice we could all likely use (hint: get hungry).

Ottessa Moshfegh: A Breath Of Fresh, Strange Air

Ottessa Moshfegh: A Breath Of Fresh, Strange Air

By Michael Landes, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books, Top Stories

At her reading this Tuesday, Ottessa Moshfegh embodied the strange reality we've come to live in — replete both with strange humor and terrible situations.

Insightful ‘Christodora’ Explores Gay Activism

Insightful ‘Christodora’ Explores Gay Activism

By 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.

Improv expert discusses new book

Improv expert  discusses new book

By Bailey Wolff, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2014


Filed under Features

Ruth Zaporah, a pioneer in improvisational theatre, presented her book, Improvisation on the Edge: Notes from On and Off the Stage, and discussed her lifetime as a performer and teacher for an audience at NYU’s bookstore.