82nd & Broadway - New York, NY


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82nd & Broadway

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

May 2016

Wednesday

25

Evie Wyld and Joe Sumner in Conversation With Kristen Radtke

Evie Wyld, Kristen Radtke, Joe Sumner
Author Event (Other)
Wednesday May 25, 2016 7:00 PM When she was a little girl in the heat of coastal Australia, Evie Wyld was captivated by sharks---their innate ruthlessness, stealth and immeasurable power---and they have never released their hold on her imagination. Everything is Teeth is a deeply moving graphic memoir about family, love, loss and the irresistible forces that, like sharks, course through life unseen, ready to emerge at any moment.

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Thursday

26

Breaking Rockefeller: The Incredible Story of the Ambitious Rivals Who Toppled an Oil Empire

Peter Doran
Author Event (History)
Thursday May 26, 2016 7:00 PM In a riveting account of ambition, oil and greed, author Peter Doran traces Marcus Samuel, Jr.'s rise into the British aristocracy, Henri Deterding's conquest and Rockefeller's collapse. Taking readers through East London streets, czarist Russia, British Parliament and down NYC's Broadway, Doran offers a fresh perspective on how Samuel and Deterding beat the world's richest man at his own game.

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Friday

27

Stigma Fighters Anthology

Sarah Fader
Author Event
Friday May 27, 2016 7:00 PM Editor Sarah Fader presents a compilation of personal perspectives, featuring essays from real people living with mental illness from around the globe. The raw stories in this anthology are the production of the individuals who speak bravely and candidly. Stigma Fighters seeks to give people living with mental illness a voice.

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Saturday

28

Our Great Big Backyard Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday May 28, 2016 11:00 AM To help commemorate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, this special Storytime explores Our Great Big Backyard. #1 New York Times bestselling authors' former First Lady Laura Bush and her daughter Jenna Bush Hager have created an exuberant picture book tribute to our national parks and the importance of connecting with nature. Coloring and activities to follow.

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Tuesday

31

Emma Straub in Conversation With Meg Wolitzer

Meg Wolitzer, Emma Straub
Author Event (Fiction)
Tuesday May 31, 2016 7:00 PM Emma Straub packs wisdom, insight and humor into Modern Lovers, a book about neighbors and nosiness, ambition and pleasure, the excitement of youth, the shock of middle age and the fact that our passions don't go away, but grow along with us. Friends and former college bandmates Elizabeth, Andrew and Zoe grew up together. Now their children are reaching maturity, and secrets are finally let loose.

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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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