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Tuesday, May 8

“The Apartment In Bab El-Louk” Graphic Novel Discussion | Green Apple Books
Tuesday, May 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

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Illustrator Ganzeer and translator Elisabeth Jaquette discuss Donia Maher’s graphic novel, The Apartment in Bab el-Louk. Sponsored by The Center for the Art of Translation.
About The Apartment in Bab el-Louk:  This ‘fabulous noir poem’ has been simply described as ‘the reflections …

Wednesday, May 9

“On Doing Nothing” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books
Wednesday, May 9 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

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Roman Muradov discusses his new book, On Doing Nothing: Finding Inspiration in Idleness.
Praise for On Doing Nothing  “Roman Muradov’s whimsical, clever, and companionable book On Doing Nothing provides a much-needed correction to our distracted, anxiety-ridden, and increasingly disembodied culture. Muradov has …

Thursday, May 10

“Last Ferry Home” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books
Thursday, May 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

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Kent Harrington discusses his new novel, Last Ferry Home, with Kevin Hunsanger.
Praise for Kent Harrington,  “Strong, hard-edged stuff by a writer in complete control of the narrative. Respected noir veteran Harrington returns with a tough and thoughtful novel about grief and …

Monday, May 21

“The Mars Room” Book Author & Novel Discussion | Green Apple Books
Monday, May 21 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

Rachel Kushner discusses her new novel, The Mars Room.  “Kushner is a young master. I honestly don’t know how she is able to know so much and convey all of this in such a completely entertaining and mesmerizing way.” —George Saunders
“Kushner is going to be …

Wednesday, May 23

“The Ensemble” Book Novel Discussion | Green Apple Books
Wednesday, May 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

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Aja Gabel discusses her new novel, The Ensemble.  Praise for The Ensemble
“Aja Gabel’s powerful debut offers a sensitive portrait of four young musicians forging their paths through life: sometimes at odds with each other, sometimes in harmony, but always inextricably linked …

Thursday, May 24

“Currents” Book Reading | Green Apple Books
Thursday, May 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

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Barbara Berman reads from her new poetry collection, Currents.
Praise for Currents
The reach of these graceful, ambitious poems ranges across stars, cities, storms. Their music is both political and deeply private, braiding the two undersongs together in challenging and sometimes wrenching poetry. …

Tuesday, May 29

“Scissors, Paper, Stone” Book Reading & Discussion | Green Apple Books
Tuesday, May 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

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Martha K. Davis reads from her new novel, Scissors, Paper, Stone.  Praise for Scissors, Paper, Stone
“With Scissors, Paper, Stone, Martha K. Davis has given us an ambitious coming of (lesbian) age story that is a movingly honest inquiry into the messy, …

Tuesday, June 12

“Moon: Letters, Poems, Maps & Sheep Machine” Book Launch | Green Apple Books
Tuesday, June 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

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Jennifer S. Cheng and Vi Khi Nao join us on Tuesday June 12th to celebrate the release of their new collections, Moon: Letters, Poems, Maps and Sheep Machine.
Praise for Moon: Letters, Maps, Poems
“What are the secret aspects of a book, which …

Thursday, June 14

“Still Lives” Book Novel Discussion | Green Apple Books
Thursday, June 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

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Maria Hummel discusses her new novel, Still Lives with Sara Houghteling.  Praise for Still Lives
“Still Lives offers its readers that delicious combination of entertainment and brilliance. It’s at once profound and suspenseful, and while the plot kept me up nights (the …

Monday, June 18

“Florida” Book Reading & Discussion | Green Apple Books
Monday, June 18 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

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Lauren Groff reads from her new story collection, Florida.
About Florida
The bold new book from the celebrated New York Times-bestselling author of Fates and Furies.
“Lauren Groff is a writer of rare gifts.” –The New York Times Book Review
In her vigorous and moving …

Wednesday, July 11

“My Year Of Rest & Relaxation” Book Reading | Green Apple Books
Wednesday, July 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

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Ottessa Moshfegh joins us on Wednesday July 11th to read from her new novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation.
About My Year of Rest and Relaxation
A shocking, hilarious and strangely tender novel about a young woman’s experiment in narcotic hibernation, aided …

Tuesday, July 31

“The Incendiaries” Book Novel Release | Green Apple Books
Tuesday, July 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

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Join us on Tuesday, July 31st to celebrate the release of R.O. Kwon’s debut novel, The Incendiaries.  Praise for The Incendiaries
“The Incendiaries is a God-haunted, willful, strange book written with a kind of savage elegance. I’ve said it before, but now …


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