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Maria Lisella
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This past June, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz swore in Astoria resident and Queens native Maria Lisella as the new Queens Poet Laureate. Maria will be joining us at Central Library on...

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Patricia Park. Photo credit: Allana Taranto
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Patricia Park’s debut novel, Re Jane, is a fresh, contemporary retelling of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre that takes its Korean-American heroine, Jane Re, on a journey from Queens to...

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Walking Queens
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Adrienne Onofri is a freelance writer and editor, specializing in travel and culture. She is also a licensed NYC sightseeing guide and the author of two books, Walking Brooklyn: 30 Tours Exploring...

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Basketball Books
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It’s All-Star Weekend, and for the first time since 1998, New York City is hosting the showcase of the best players in the game! To celebrate the All-Star Game’s return to the Mecca...

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Jelani Cobb
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UPDATE: Don't miss our upcoming evening of conversation with Jelani Cobb, Breaking the Line: A Parable of Race and Education in Queens, NY, on Tuesday, November 24, 2015, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m...

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