82nd & Broadway - New York, NY


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New York, NY 10024
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43 Upcoming events at 82nd & Broadway - New York, NY

June 2016

Wednesday

01

American Maelstrom: The 1968 Election and the Politics of Division

Michael Cohen
Author Event (History)
Wednesday June 01, 2016 7:00 PM Author Michael A. Cohen captures the full drama of this watershed election, establishing 1968 as the hinge between the decline of political liberalism, the ascendancy of conservative populism, and the rise of anti-government attitudes that continue to dominate the nation's political discourse. In this sweeping and immersive book, Cohen takes us to the source of our modern politics of division.

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Thursday

02

James Lecesne in Conversation With Brian Selznick

Brian Selznick, James Lecesne
Author Event (Fiction)
Thursday June 02, 2016 7:00 PM Absolute Brightness by James Lecesne, cofounder of The Trevor Project, inspired the acclaimed Off-Broadway show. Phoebe's life changes when her orphaned cousin Leonard arrives. He's gay, confident, and inspires the people around him. One day, Leonard goes missing. Phoebe, her family, and her community fight to make sense of why someone might want to extinguish his beautiful, absolute brightness.

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Saturday

04

Summer Reading Triathlon Opening Ceremony

Special Event, Children's Event (Childrens)
Saturday June 04, 2016 11:00 AM From May 17 to September 6, kids in grades 1 through 6 can earn a free book at their local Barnes & Noble! Join us for the Summer Reading Triathlon Opening Ceremony on June 4 at 11:00AM. Kids can get their journals for a free book, enjoy fun-filled activities and cast a ballot for their favorite book hero and place to win a gold, silver or bronze medal.

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Monday

06

All the Rage: A Quest

Martin Moran
Author Event (Biography)
Monday June 06, 2016 7:00 PM "Why aren't you angry?" people asked author Martin Moran after he came to forgive the man who sexually abused him as a boy. At first, the question pissed him off. Then, it began to haunt him. Was his fury hidden, buried? Moran takes us along on his quest to understand the role of rage in our lives. Within this landscape of old wounds and complicated loves, he shows us how rage may meet compassion.

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Tuesday

07

The House of Secrets

Brad Meltzer
Author Event (Fiction)
Tuesday June 07, 2016 7:00 PM Author Brad Meltzer returns! As a child Hazel loved her dad's tall tales, especially the one about a book belonging to Benedict Arnold that was hidden in a corpse. Years later, she wakes in a hospital. She's told she's been in an accident that killed her father. An FBI agent starts asking questions about her dad; and a corpse found with a priceless book belonging to Benedict Arnold, stuffed in his chest.

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Wednesday

08

Voyager: Travel Writings

Russell Banks
Author Event (Travel)
Wednesday June 08, 2016 7:00 PM Acclaimed novelist Russell Banks, a lifelong explorer, shares highlights from his travels: interviewing Fidel Castro in Cuba; motoring to a hippie reunion with college friends in North Carolina; eloping to Edinburgh, with his fourth wife, Chase; driving a sunset orange metallic Hummer down Alaska's Seward Highway. In each of these remarkable essays, Banks considers his life and the world.

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Thursday

09

Overcoming Invisibility: Mychal Denzel Smith in Conversation With Melissa Harris-Perry

Melissa Harris-Perry, Mychal Denzel Smith
Author Event (African American)
Thursday June 09, 2016 8:00 PM How do you learn to be a black man in America? Today, it means coming of age during Obama. Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, too many more. Moments of black self-determination. In Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching, Smith describes his efforts in a world that denies his humanity. He unapologetically rewrites the script for black masculinity to include feminism, mental health and LGBTQ rights.

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Friday

10

The Great American Whatever

Tim Federle
Author Event (Teens)
Friday June 10, 2016 4:00 PM

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B-Fest Teen Book Festival: B-In The Know

Special Event, Teen Event (Teens)
Friday June 10, 2016 7:00 PM Join us at 7:00PM for our Trivia Blast, created by Penguin Teen and Random House's First In Line, who will send one winner in every store advance reader's copies* of the most anticipated new teen books. *Advance reader's copies will be preselected by the publisher. #BFESTBUZZ

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Short Order Dad: One Guy's Guide to Making Food Fun and Hassle-Free

Robert Rosenthal
Author Event (Cookbooks)
Friday June 10, 2016 7:00 PM Author Robert Rosenthal presents basic techniques and simple recipes that achieve the most taste with the least effort. The dishes are sophisticated enough for entertaining, yet family table tested as well. Good cooking doesn't have to be complex to be great. So whether you're clueless in the kitchen, pan-fry phobic, or already skilled, he's here to help turn your kitchen into a place to play.

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