Posted in Books | June 5, 2019
This spring, Kwame Alexander spoke to a rapt audience of fourth and fifth graders at PS 48 in Queens as part of a program that Queens Public Library organized through South Jamaica Reads to bring authors to schools. Bestselling author Alexander says he owes his success to…
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Posted in Events | June 3, 2016
A traditional book club, this isn’t. There are no flustered hosts at the Gracie Book Club: instead, it’s hosted by New York’s First Lady, Chirlane McCray, in the mayoral mansion. May 17 marked the first meeting of the Club, and the First Lady pulled up a chair with authors James…
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Posted in Books | April 23, 2013
When I was an undergrad English major I took a course in American Literature after World War II. On the first day of class, the professor said, “This is a rare chance to read several of the same books as a group and then discuss them.”I realize now how right she was. Reading is…
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Posted in Books | April 22, 2013
Sam Weller, an associate professor at Columbia, was Ray Bradbury's chosen biographer. He is also the author of Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews and Shadow Show: All New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury.Saturday, April 27 @ 12 p.m., ONLINE:  Sam Weller will…
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Posted in Books | November 27, 2012
Calling all authors, aspiring writers, readers, and publishing industry professionals: Here's an event we work hard on all year to dedicate to you, lovers of the written word! Join us for the 4th Annual Authors and Publishers Fair on Saturday, December 1 at Queens Library at…
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