Monday Night Book Group
Whitey's Payback and Other True Stories: Gangsterism, Murder, Corruption, and Revenge
Non-Fiction Book Group
86th and Lex Reading Group
Friday Night Book Group
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150 East 86th Street, New York, NY 10028-2105
Frances Kazan is a writer, lecturer, producer, and the wife of the late film director Elia Kazan. She joins us to read from her latest book, a historical novel of post-WWI Turkey — The Dervish.
The Monday night fiction reading group will discuss, "Girl in Translation" by Jean Kwok. The group meets in the cafe and is open to all.
A new non-fiction reading group begins in March led by a Barnes & Noble bookseller. The group is open to all. This month's selection is "Citizens of London" by Lynne Olson.
The author of The Westies, T.J. English, is joined by Slate Magazine's Justin Peters for a discussion of his non-fiction crime writing, including this new collection focusing on James "Whitey" Bulger and other notorious crime figures.
The Upper East Side Reading Group reconvenes in our Cafe for their monthly book discussion. This month's selection is Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple.
The Friday Night Book Group meets in our Cafe to discuss this month's selection, The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes.
Christopher Castellani (All This Talk of Love), Ursula Hegi (Stones from the River) and Julie Wu (Third Son)come together for a discussion on the immigrant experience in literature.
At first glance, Not a Rose is a floral photography book, but conceptual artist Heide Hatry's work always requires more than a glance. Joining her in discussion are Fiona Maazel, Jessica Hagedorn and Mary Caponegro, who wrote accompanying essays.