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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.

Strand Panel Addresses LGBTQ Representation in Comic Industry

Strand Panel Addresses LGBTQ Representation in Comic Industry

By Ryan Mikel, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Strand Bookstore's recent panel on LGBTQ representation in comics was not only riveting, but sorely needed in an industry that continues to prioritize white, straight, cisgender men over practically any other sort of heroes.

Columbian Writer Juan Gabriel Vasquez Talks New Novel

Columbian Writer Juan Gabriel Vasquez Talks New Novel

By Jaxx Artz, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

Juan Gabriel Vasquez came to Strand's Rare Book Room to explain the motivation behind his newest book, "Reputations."

The Magic of Young Adult Publishing

The Magic of Young Adult Publishing

By Khrysgiana N. Pineda, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

The Strand Bookstore held a panel for young adult & children's writers, offering tips and tricks from a panel of distinguished authors.

Homeless complain about sprinklers used at Strand Bookstore

Homeless complain about sprinklers used at Strand Bookstore

November 20, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

Some homeless New Yorkers said the Strand Bookstore on Broadway is allegedly using the sprinkler system under its awning to prevent the city’s homeless from sleeping in front of the store. Jason Williams, a 35-year-old homeless man, said he was under the awning when the sprinklers turned on. ...