Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

previous events

  • No Chaperones: An Awkward Middle School Dance, Presented by Buzzfeed, Community Bookstore, and Flavorwire

    Cut footloose in celebration of Kevin Brockmeier’s memoir of the seventh grade, A Few Seconds of Radiant Filmstrip, and join Kevin Brockmeier, Jen Doll, Anna Holmes, and more for music, dancing, and readings about their own awkward middle school experiences.

  • Real Plums, Imaginary Cake: Truth in Narrative with Aria Beth Sloss, Leanne Shapton, Katie Kitamura

    Aria Beth Sloss (Autobiography of Us), Leanne Shapton (Swimming Studies) and Katie Kitamura (The Long Shot) discuss "truth" in narrative. By looking at the range of stories written by Sloss, Shapton, and Kitamura — a novel about a mixed martial arts master, the autobiography of an artist told …